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Employee Safety


View policy pdf:Employee Safety Policy

Policy Statement 

Refer to UGA’s Environmental Safety Division and the Policy Procedures section. 

UGA Procedures 


The University shall establish a comprehensive program of employee safety to ensure that employees are provided safe working conditions and that every employee performing hazardous work assignments receives safety training on a regularly scheduled basis. New employees receive basic Hazard Communication "Right to Know" training as part of the Onboarding System. Departments are responsible for providing specific safety training as necessary. 


Related information 

UGA Right to Know Plan 2023 

Georgia Department of Labor Right-to-Know Poster (Updated) 

Board of Regents Environmental Health & Safety and Right-to-Know Program 



Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: Environmental Safety Division 

Policy Contact: Environmental Safety Division 

Contact Information: (706) 542-0108 

Date Issued: 09/12/2012

Last Reviewed/Updated: