Michigan Technological University is committed to the safety and well being of its students, staff, faculty, campus community, and the environment. The following required safety programs, in conjunction with the information outlined in our safety guides, inform the safe operation of our institution.
Provides guidelines applicable to situations where contact with blood and other potentially infectious materials is reasonably expected.
Provides guidelines for safely working around electrical hazards. Includes provisions for:
- lockout requirements, and
- specific types of work practices and the required precautionary practices when using portable electric equipment.
Sets the minimum requirements for the lockout of energy sources whenever maintenance or servicing work is done on machines or equipment.
Every Michigan Tech employee who generates hazardous waste (waste that cannot be disposed of in the trash or down the drain) is responsible for understanding the regulations outlined in this program.
Establishes procedures to prevent fires resulting from open flames or other sources of heat, sparks, or hot slag.
Explains safety standards for the utilization of sources of ionizing radiation on Michigan Tech’s campus.
Explains the requirements for all Michigan Tech employees who work in environments with potential for exposure to harmful air contaminants.