Washington State University
SAFETY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

GENERAL WORKPLACE SAFETY
2.52
Revised 1-09
Reviewed 7-13
Environmental Health and Safety
335-3041

Hazard Notification

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REPORTING HAZARDS

University personnel observing serious safety concerns affecting or potentially affecting University employees are to immediately contact their supervisor, the unit administrator, and/or Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S); telephone 335-3041.

Personnel are to report all safety hazards to the unit's administrator, safety committee, and EH&S using the Hazard Notification form.

The unit responsible to address the safety hazard completes "Corrective Action" portion of the Hazard Notification form.

HAZARD CORRECTIVE ACTION

The appropriate unit develops and implements corrective action. The unit documents the corrective action on the Hazard Notification form.

NOTIFICATION FORM

Complete and/or print the PDF master on 2.52.2 to obtain supplies of the form.

REPORTING HAZARDS CAUSED BY CONTRACTORS

If University personnel observe serious hazards to University employees created by building or construction contractors, the personnel are to report the hazards to Environmental Health and Safety; telephone 335-3041.

EH&S coordinates with either Facilities Services, Capital or Facilities Services, Operations to communicate the safety concern to the contractor.

See the PDF master form:
2.52.2: Hazard Notification
Complete and/or print as needed.