Washington State University
SAFETY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

GENERAL WORKPLACE SAFETY
2.10
Revised 10-02
Reviewed 7-08
Environmental Health and Safety
335-3041

Accident Prevention Responsibility

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ACCIDENT PREVENTION PROGRAM
The University's Accident Prevention Program is intended to reduce work hazards, promote the well-being of WSU personnel, and result in low occupational accident rates. The provisions of the University's Accident Prevention Program are included in the various sections of Chapter 2.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Each University staff or faculty member is responsible for following University safety regulations as documented in this and other sections of the Safety Policies And Procedures Manual, as well as memoranda from the following:
Specified categories of University employees are responsible for the following:
Executive Officers, Principal Administrative Officers
Executive and principal administrative officers:
Each unit may contact Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) for an accident prevention program template.
NOTE: See the Faculty Manual for definitions of executive and principal administrative officers.
Department Chairs, Directors, Superintendents
Department chairs, directors, and superintendents:
See 2.12 for more about safety committees.
EH&S provides an accident prevention program template.
Supervisors
The safety and health of employees is a primary responsibility of each supervisor. As such, supervisors:
Employees
NOTE: This does not apply to persons using prescription drugs as directed by a physician, as long as such usage does not endanger the employee or other persons.