Employee Safety Manual

Welcome to the Midwestern State University Employee Safety Manual. The following safety programs and policies are to be used as guidance documents to promote a safe educational and work environment. This site is for informational purposes for Midwestern State University Staff, Faculty, Employees and Students only. Any federal, state or local regulation more stringent than these requirements will automatically take precedence over these documents as applicable.


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Safety Manual Introduction:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/intro.pdf

General Health and Safety Guide:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/general.pdf

Office Safety Manual: 
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/office.pdf

Engineering Services Safety Manual:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/engineering.pdf

Bloodbone Pathogen Safety Manual:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/pathogen.pdf

Personal Protection Equipment:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/protection.pdf

Fire Safety:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/firesafety.pdf

Asbestos Operations and Management Program:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/aom.pdf

Asbestos Containing Materials Policy:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/acm.pdf

Elevator Safety and Service:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/elevator.pdf

Utility Vehicle Safety Procedures:
http://www.mwsu.edu/Assets/Documents/physicalplant/uvs.pdf

Safety Committee
  • Chairman: Vice President for Business Affairs Juan Sandoval
  • Member: Controller Gail Ferguson
  • Member: Director of Personnel Dianne Weakley
  • Member: Vice President of Facilities Services Allen Goldapp
  • Member: Dean of Students Dail Neely
  • Member: Chief of Police Michael Hagy
  • Facility Information/Safety Officer: Rich Frank
  • Workman's Compensation:
Related Links

State Office of Risk Management: http://www.sorm.state.tx.us/

Occupational Safety & Health Adminstration: http://www.osha.gov/

Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov/