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Occupational Health & Safety


In order to comply with the ever-increasing demands of federal, state and local regulations, Duquesne University strives to offer a campus and workplace that is free of hazards. The Environmental Health and Safety Department complies with environmental, health and safety issues by using the following policies and procedures for the recognition, evaluation and control of safety hazards associated with work spaces and tasks.

Asbestos Management Program

Asbestos Operations & Maintenance Program

Campus Waste Minimization Plan

Confined Space Entry

Contractor Safety and Health Plan

Elevated Heights, Safety Program

Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens

Facility Safety Inpsection Procedure

Fall Protection Program

Fire Protection System Impairment Program (Red eTag)

Forklift Safety Program

Hazard Communication Program - Employee Right to Know

Hearing Conservation Program

Hot Work Program

Ladder Management Program

Lockout/ Tagout Program 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program

Pesticide Management Program

Respiratory Protection Program