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University Safety Policy

Within available resources, it is the policy of Iowa State University to provide and ensure a safe and healthy environment for employees, students, and visiting public and to maintain at all times an effective safety program. Each person in a supervisory or management capacity is responsible for the provision and maintenance of safe working conditions in his or her respective area and for proper enforcement of all authorized and applicable safety rules and regulations. Each employee and student is personally responsible for complying with safety rules and for using any safety equipment that is provided or required. All safety hazards, accidents, and failures to comply with safety rules shall be reported to supervisory personnel and referred to the appropriate health and safety organization if additional action is necessary.

It is the intent of this policy to prevent accidents and injuries and to help each member of the Iowa State University community maintain a high standard of safety and health.