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Employee Safety Programs

The College is committed to providing a safe and healthy campus environment for all members of the College community. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) establishes national requirements for protection of employee health and safety. The College is covered by OSHA's General Industry Standard, which establishes safety standards for a wide variety of operations. The College has developed programs to comply with applicable OSHA requirements, as well as additional safety policies and programs to protect the health and safety of our employees. Your supervisor will inform you of safety policies procedures, and you will receive training in those safety programs applicable to your job. Employees are responsible for following all safety procedures and work practices; reporting hazardous conditions or operations; and reporting any job-related injuries or illnesses in accordance with established College guidelines. For additional information on College safety programs, contact the office of environmental health and safety.

Workplace Accidents

Supervisor Accident Investigation Guidelines PDF

Other Documents

OSHA Compliance Programs Summary PDF


BBP Incident Report PDF
Inspection/Ventilation Record PDF
Respirator Medical Questionnaire PDF
Supervisors Accident Investigation Report PDF
Supervisors Accident Investigation Report Word.doc

Tools and Links

Ansell Chemical Resistance Guide PDF
Avoiding Heat Stress (OSHA) PDF
Global Harmonization System Chemical Labeling PDF
Latex Allergy (OSHA)
Lyme Disease Facts (OSHA)PDF                         
GHS Safety Data Sheet Guide
GHS Pictogram Guide

Federal and State Regulations

OSHA 29 CRF 1910.1001 (General Industry)
OSHA 29 CRF 1926.1101 (Construction Standard)
MA DEP 310 CMR 7.09 (Dust, Odor, Construction/Demolition) PDF p116
MA DEP 310 CMR 7.15 (Removal/Disposal of Asbestos) PDF p122
MA DOS 453 CMR 6.0 (Removal; Containment/Encapsulation of Asbestos)

Stay In Touch
With Environmental Health and Safety
Snail Mail
Environmental Health and Safety
Mail Code PP
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.538.3633