The EHS Occupational Safety Program strives to ensure and promote a healthy and safe work environment. We do this by conducting work site evaluations, managing the Universities Medical Surveillance Program, and by providing awareness and training for work place hazards.
The Environmental Health and Safety Office will work with individuals, supervisors and the Hospital's Occupational Health Clinic to assess occupational exposures, and to recommend appropriate control measures. Providing as much information as possible is important to an accurate assessment as Occupational Hazards can be difficult to quantify or predict with certainty. Hazards can vary significantly based on a number of different factors including: