DHFS Safety Office

The Division of Housing and Food Service is committed to providing a campus environment for students, staff and visitors free of unsafe or hazardous conditions. No person shall be required to perform any task under unsafe or hazardous conditions.

The responsibility for the administration of the Department Safety Program is assigned to the Division Safety Office who reports to the Director of Residential Facilities. However, the implementation of the safety policy is the responsibility of management, staff, students and other individuals within the department.

The Safety Committee, within the department, shall serve in an advisory and consultative capacity in all areas of safety to the Division Safety Office.

The department shall comply with all appropriate federal and state legislation which apply. These acts along with supporting rules and regulations issued by the Safety Office will provide the necessary standards under which the department will conduct its safety program.