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The University of Tennessee

Safety Office

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Safety and Health Manual


The UTIA Safety Office is responsible for planning, implementing and administering The University's health and safety program, and for providing supportive technical consultation, training, investigation, and inspection to ensure compliance with guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws and regulations. Its primary functions are to assist The University community in meeting health and safety responsiblities, to prevent or reduce accidents and to identify and eliminate environmental hazards and dangerous conditions.

Table of Contents

  1. UT Policies on Safety and Health
  2. General Safety
  3. Safety Suggestions and Hazard Reporting
  4. Office Safety
  5. Safety and Health Inspections
  6. Motor Vehicle Safety
  7. Fire/Life Safety
  8. Electrical Safety
  9. Shop Safety
  10. Personal Protective Equipment
  11. Respiratory Protection Program
  12. Confined Spaces