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Everyone is Responsible for Safety at UT


About EHS

To ensure the safest, most healthful and environmentally responsible learning and work environment of any institution of higher learning.
A university community where all faculty, staff, students, contractors, and stakeholders are safety leaders.
Promote environmental health and safety culture by connecting people, ideas, and resources.
  • Demonstrate safety as a core value of the institution through leadership articulation, public dialogue, and recognition of a positive safety culture.
  • Integrate EHS procedures with university business processes and strategic vision.
  • Engage campus stakeholders in collaborative development and execution of campus safety policies, plans, and procedures.
  • Promote assessment, lessons-learned sharing, and continuous improvement from all levels of the university.
  • Deliver effective education and training that drives safety culture and safety management system success.
  • Become a safety culture leader among peer institutions.

Don’t know where to start? Try the Safety Manual

The Safety Manuala collection of programs, procedures, plans, and guides, is a good place to find the most detailed information about the most topics.

Vols value safety

The University of Tennessee Code of Conduct includes adherence to Environmental Health & Safety Programs

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