The Occupational Safety website covers many occupational safety and health topics found at University of Wisconsin System campuses.
Staff at UW System campuses can contact our office with questions about occupational safety and health. Contact information is available at the bottom of each page.
Winter Weather Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention!
The winter months have arrived and so have the chances for ice and snow in Wisconsin! Below are a few documents that you may find useful to print, share electronically, place on an electronic messaging board or insert as a screensaver in computer labs at your institutions (with the assistance of the IT department!). Below are just a few ideas of how to spread the word to be safe this winter:
- Distribute and set out this handout to various departments and meeting rooms across campus:
- Place this tabletent in cafeterias and popular eating locations across campus:
Management Led Safety
The purpose of management led safety is to demonstrate a visible commitment to safety by upper management, supervisors, and employees. This culture will share a belief among all employees that the safety of people and property is not to be compromised, cannot be delegated and requires active participation by all and is not dependent on one or two people for its success. Safety is everyone’s responsibility in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Below is some additional information: