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Chapter 11

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Chapter 11:  What is needed to stay safe and healthy at work?


There are several agencies that govern worker health and safety at a workplace facility, these include, but are not limited to the Bureau of Industrial Labor Relations (Cal-OSHA), the Department of Toxic Substances Control (Cal-EPA), and related state and municipal agencies.  The purpose of these agencies is to enforce laws and regulations and to establish and define additional standards for worker safety in regard to activities employees are involved in at the work facility or while traveling on company business.

Risk Management and Safety

The California State University system has established a Risk Management and Safety Operations Group for assisting all departments and their employees, interns, contractors, and students in maintaining compliance with the numerous regulations that may affect the operations of the department.

Visit the Risk Management & Safety webpage for more information regarding the department's available programs, trainings and consultation services.  Risk Management and Safety can be contacted at Extension 4502 and is located in Craven Hall, Suite 4700.

 Sample of RM&S services available:

  • First Aid and CPR with AED
  • Defensive Driver Programs
  • Hazard Communication Program
  • Hazardous Waste Management and Consultations
  • Office Ergonomic Evaluations