Ursinus College strives to provide a safe and healthy working and living environment for all employees, students, and visitors.

The Environmental Health & Safety/Risk Manager works with all departments to ensure compliance with applicable workplace safety and environmental regulations.  Employees are encouraged to work closely with management to reduce and prevent safety, health, and environmental hazards.

Report unsafe conditions or hazards to Facilities at 610-4093-3598 or ext. 3958.  If there is immediate danger to persons, call Campus Safety at 610-409-3333 or ext. 3333

Incident/Accident Report Forms

Injury Reporting Procedure

Workers Comp Injury Report Form

Workers Comp Panel of Providers

Workers Comp Rights

Student Injury Report Form (non-employee)

Accident Investigation Form

FAQ Workers Comp

Indoor Environmental Quality

Environmental factors arising in or from the workplace can have the potential to cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort to employees.  If you become aware of any health hazards or complaints due to suspected health hazards in any building, please contact the Environmental Health & Safety/Risk Manager at 610-409-3221 or ext. 3221 and Facilities at 610-409-3221 or ext. 3598 who will implement an industrial hygiene investigation to determine the source of the issue and develop corrective actions to control the issue.   

 

 

Safety Policy
  • Safety Committee Initiative Fall 2019

    The Safety Committee has announced the initiative for Fall 2019. Each office is asked to complete a self inspection of offices beginning Wednesday, September 25. Check Your Office for Slip/Trip/Fall Hazards.  Complete the 5-minute checklist as a department team building event or individually.  Alternatively, hard copies of the checklist will be delivered to each department.  All inspections should be completed no later than Friday, October 11. Contact a Safety Committee member or the EHS/Risk Manager @ cmcmillin@ursinus.edu, if you have any questions.

     

    Thank you for your participation in this Safety Committee initiative!  Results of the inspections will be provided at the upcoming Wellness Fair, October 24.

  • 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Schedule

    Montgomery County has posted the 2019 Household Hazardous Waste schedule and the Electronics Events schedule.  Check the county website for the dates and list of accepted items as well as sources for recycling or proper disposal of other items such as appliances, TVs, and smoke detectors.

  • AED “Chirping” Sound

    AEDs (automated external defibrillators) located in most buildings on campus may emit “chirping” sounds. The “chirps” indicate a problem with the unit such as the need for a battery replacement or a failure internally. Click here for more information.