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Safety

Safety procedures for labs, farms, and buildings in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Forms, procedures, and contact information to report an injury, near miss, or an accident.

Lab research safety procedures, responsibilities, and training.

Training for Worker Protection, Hazard Communication (HazCom), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and Machine Shop Safety.

Dean Richard Roush and Senior Associate Dean Steve Loerch provide a safety policy statement for the College of Agricultural Sciences.

These are an informal discussion focusing on a variety of safety-related issues. Typically they are distributed to employees working in higher risk areas such The Creamery, Farms, and Animal Science Units. Please feel free to browse our talks.

The Integrated Safety Plan or "ISP" is an incentive based approach which promotes broader employee involvement in workplace safety and health. The College of Agricultural Sciences has three certified units and is in progress of becoming a certified College Unit as a whole.

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is responsible for the development and implementation of environmental and all occupational health and safety programs throughout Penn State's multi-campus system. EHS has five areas of responsibility: Environmental Protection, Laboratory and Research Safety, Workplace Safety, Radiation Protection and Hazardous Materials.

Tick bites can pose a threat to our health; moreover Tick exposure can occur year-round, but ticks are most active during warmer months (April-September). This site has useful information to help you prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of acquiring Lyme Disease.

This site will be used to store Safety Data Sheets (SDS) being used by units within the College of Agricultural Sciences.

This site will be used to store Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Hazard Assessments as determined through our Integrated Safety Plan (ISP) Committees.