Know the Code - Principle 11

Health and Safety

The University is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors and to complying with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

UR community members are expected to:

Ensuring the implementation of appropriate safety policies and procedures in the areas for which individuals have leadership responsibility;

Reporting unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions to an individual's supervisor to the University's Department of Environmental Health and Safety Services;

Providing appropriate safety training to supervised employees; and

Promoting safe working practices

Examples of Prohibited Conduct

  • Failure to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and/or observe safety protocols when working in an environment with potentially dangerous chemicals or machinery.
  • Propping open doors that require card access.
  • Hosting events without following protocols to ensure that appropriate security can be maintained and that safety standards can be met.