6.1 Safety

The University of South Alabama strives to assure a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, and others who may work at any of the University’s properties.

Faculty, staff, and students have an obligation to take all reasonable precautions to prevent injury to themselves or to their fellow employees, visitors, patients and/or students. Employees are expected to learn and to follow approved policies and procedures which apply to their activities.

If you feel that an existing situation is a safety or health hazard, please notify your supervisor.

Safety hazards include wet floors, equipment left unattended, defective or broken equipment, defective electrical outlets and appliances, etc.

Policies relating to safety are available for review within each University and Hospital department. The Safety and Environmental Compliance (department) web page features policies, procedures, and guidance applicable to the University.