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Occupational Health and Safety


Confined Space Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to assist in preventing accidents, illnesses, and injuries; increase safety awareness; meet requirements of environmental health, occupational safety, and safety compliance laws and regulations, to include confined and restricted spaces; and establish safety responsibilities for members of the university community and visitors to university-owned or occupied property during their entry.


Electrical Safe Work Practices

The Electrical Safe Work Practices procedure is established to prevent electrical related injuries, promote compliance with all applicable regulations, identify and provide the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and establish required labeling on all electrical components as required by compliance standards.


Lockout / Tagout Procedure

The Lockout / Tagout procedure establishes minimum requirements and meets the Longwood University EHS&EM Policy for the controlling of energy sources before service or maintenance work is performed on equipment in order to prevent injury and to promote compliance with applicable safety and health regulations.


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to assist each department in protecting employees from exposure to workplace hazards, and to facilitate university compliance with state and federal safety-related regulatory requirements. PPE is not a substitute for good engineering controls, administrative controls, or good work practices, but shall be used in conjunction with those controls to ensure the safety and health of employees.