Date Adopted: 08/24/2004
References: BOR 1009.1, 713.1
Issuing Office: Administration and Finance
Approved By: Susan Briggs
The University of Montana Western will provide and promote a safe and healthy environment to foster a positive atmosphere for learning and the educational process.
The purpose of this policy is to prevent injuries to personnel, students, and guests, prevent damage to property and equipment, and require compliance with safety regulations and procedures.
Supervisors are responsible for requiring safe work practices.
UMW’s Safety Officer coordinates safety meetings and training and is responsible for responding to all safety inspections.
The Dean of Students is responsible for establishing the Crisis Manual and coordination of UMW’s Crisis Response Team.
Safety Guidelines are available at the UMW Facilities Services Office. Appropriate safety training will be provided to employees and students.
BOR 1009.1, 713.1
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance/Student Affairs, Director of Facilities Services, Safety Officer, Dean of Students, Supervisors