• Environmental Health & Safety

    Ensuring Compliance with Health & Safety Standards

    The Worcester State University Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) department is committed to enhancing a safe environment in partnership with faculty, staff, and students. The goal of EH&S is to provide support and services for efficient, effective, and compliant work practices. This encompasses the assessment, development, implementation and review of policies and programs dedicated to safety. EH&S provides training, technical support, and periodic inspections to ensure compliance with University policies, regulatory requirements (local, state, and federal) and best practices.

    SDS at WSU

    Safety Data Sheets (SDS) & Web-based Chemical Inventory Program

    Information for those who may be exposed to hazardous substances while working.

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    Protocols and Forms at WSU

    Protocols and Forms

    Safety protocols to reduce or eliminate incidents.

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    Chemical Safety at WSU

    Chemical Safety

    Enforcing, implementing, and observing the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP).

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    Biological Safety at WSU

    Biological Safety

    Ensuring compliance and safe working conditions.

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    Field Work Safety

    Guidelines for safe field courses and research trips.

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    Laser Safety

    Guidance for the safe use of lasers and laser systems..

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    Studio and Theater Safety

    Guidelines for safely working in art studios and theater.

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    Lockout Tagout at WSU

    Lockout Tagout Program

    Protection from injury when maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting equipment.

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    Confined Space Entry at WSU

    Confined Space Entry Policy

    Managing permit and non-permit required confined spaces.

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    Stormwater Management Program at WSU

    Stormwater Management Program

    Worcester State has its own Stormwater Management Program run in accordance with Federal and State regulations.

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