The main goal of the UTPA Occupational Health & Safety Program is to provide and maintain the health and well being of all university staff and faculty. The DEHS is charged with keeping staff and faculty in compliance with all applicable regulations as they are amended.
UTPA related links:
Electrical Safety - Lockout-Tagout Procedures
Electrical Safety - Lockout-Tagout Checklist
General Shop Safety
Campus Safety Manual
Physical Safety Manual 2002
Heat Stress Policy
Other Occupational Health and Safety related links:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA)
Health and safety awareness will be promoted among managers, supervisors, employees, and others (visitors, contractors, community members) through orientation programs and regularly scheduled safety education and training sessions.