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Safety Committees


The University has a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors, while completing University-related work responsibilities. The Safety Committee ensures there is an infrastructure that provides proactive identification, evaluation and resolution of hazards for the safety and health of employees, students, and visitors.  The Committee oversees safety-related matters for the campuses of the University of Tennessee Knoxville and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) campus in Knoxville.  UTIA personnel and operations that are not based on the agricultural campus in Knoxville (as regular location of work) are excluded from the scope of this committee, although coverage may be extended to them via UTIA policy. The Committee reports jointly to the UTK Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, the UTK Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, and the UTIA Agricultural Research Dean.

Charter & Bylaws: Safety Committee bylaws




The University has a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors, while working in University-supervised instructional laboratories, research laboratories and academic support shops be they on- or off-campus.The Laboratory Safety Committee supports this responsibility through the proactive identification, evaluation and control of hazards in laboratories and academic support shops on campus or off-campus for the safety and health of employees, students, and visitors. In this context, the Committee is responsible for advising and providing guidance to the safety and research infrastructures for the campuses of the University of Tennessee Knoxville and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville.

Charter & Bylaws: 20150427-LaboratorySafetyCommitteeCharter


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2015 (whole year) 2015-LSC-Minutes

EHS participates in other safety and compliance committees such as:

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