OP 60.01: University Health and Safety Plan
The Texas Tech University Health and Safety Plan goal is to develop and establish
positive and proactive attitudes towards safety in all levels of the University
It is essential that Deans, Directors, Department Heads, Faculty and Staff Supervisors take an active part in initiating preventive measures to control hazards associated with activities under their direction Safety is and must always be an integral part of all programs at Texas Tech University.
It is the University’s responsibility to provide these things:
OSH Act of 1970 Section 5 Duties (General Duty Clause)
Each Employer –
- Shall furnish to each of his employees employment and place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees;
- Shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this Act.
Each Employee shall comply with occupation safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to this Act which are applicable to his own actions and conduct. The Faculty, Staff and Students are all valuable assets to the furtherance of the University’s goals and we should endeavor to strengthen the safety culture and systems.