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Environmental Health and Safety

Department of Operations

Employee Safety

Providing safety and resources to employees

Our Mission

The mission of the Environmental Health and Safety Division of the Department of Operations is to provide health and safety services to the University community through technical support, information and training programs, consulting services, and periodic auditing of health and safety practices and regulatory compliance.

Furthermore, the University of South Carolina Aiken is committed to providing a safe work environment, free of recognizable hazards, and it is the policy of the University to comply with all applicable state and federal standards, codes and regulations, including the occupational safety and health standards established by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Employee Safety

Please print out a copy of the new employee checklist to make sure that you aware of everything relating to environmental health and safety. After you have completed the checklist, please print a copy of the university Safety Agreement Form, and then sign and send the copy to the Environmental Health & Safety Manager.

Click the desired guide to download.

Safety Orientation for New Employees General Office Safety Emergency and Safety Procedures (Pacer Alert Guide) Safety Agreement Form

In Case of Emergency

Resources for campus emergencies

Emergency Plan

The following information is provided in the event of an emergency on the UofSC Aiken campus. Please follow the links below for the appropriate information.

Emergency Action Plan Rally Point Map Emergency Evacuation Devices Areas of Rescue Assistance

ALERT System

UofSC Aiken ALERT is The University of South Carolina Aiken's emergency notification system. If there is a condition which threatens the health and safety of persons on campus, university officials will warn the campus community using a variety methods including text messages and email.

Learn more about ALERT

Outside Resources

Other places to go for helpful information