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.


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 an unshakable 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:

Return to Work Guidelines Sample Safety Policy

Topics

  • Safety Committees

    By aspohn.uwsa.edu on March 5, 2015

    The purpose of an organization’s safety committee is to bring a representation of employees and management together to discuss and promote occupational safety and health within that organization.

  • Return to Work

    By aspohn.uwsa.edu on March 12, 2015

    Return to work programs minimize the emotional and economic impact a work related injury has on both the employee and the employer by returning the injured or ill employee back to work as soon as medically feasible. These programs should create a partnership between the employee and employer to ensure both parties’ needs are met. […]

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INJURY REDUCTION GRANT

Timetable

3.20.15

Grant proposals due to BSRM from  agencies/institutions

4.20.15  

Grants awarded

6.30.15

Program implemented with all initiative costs completed or BSRM extension with final completion date of 8.30.15