Dean's Office contact: Robert Blum

At a minimum all employees require New Employee Safety Orientation that includes:



  • Read their office’s Health & Safety Plan
  • Read their office’s Emergency Evacuation & Operations Plan
  • Know how and why to report accidents
  • Know:
    • Their unit’s Safety Coordinator
    • Safety Committee that reviews their unit’s accident reports
    • EH&S
    • OEM
  • Know their building’s emergency evacuation routes
  • Know the locations of:
    • First Aid Kits
    • Fire Alarm Pull Stations
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Health and Safety Bulletin Boards
    • Operable phones during power outage
    • Emergency Supply Units
    • Material Safety Data Sheets
    • Emergency Equipment particular to your unit


  • Asbestos Awareness Training
  • Violence in the Workplace Training
  • Heat Related Illness information
  • All additional training that may be required for their duties
  • There are special training requirements for work involving laboratories, field trips, hazardous chemicals, certain equipment, etc. Follow this link to see what some of those trainings might be.
  • In addition to required training, every employee should be aware of optional training opportunities, such as:
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Operation
  • Evacuation Warden Training

See your unit’s Health & Safety Coordinator forhelpwith locating any of these resources or scheduling training.