Safety Program

Safety Program


The mission of the Risk Management Department is to plan, develop, coordinate and maintain the UW-River Falls safety and risk programs. The purpose of these programs is to provide a safe and healthy work environment for university employees and reduce the number, severity and costs of workplace injuries and other types of losses. This mission is being accomplished by the following activities: 

  • Developing proactive loss prevention and control programs and techniques that will eliminate or reduce the risk of a workplace injury or illness.
  • Developing, coordinating and sponsoring responsive health and safety training programs for employees, supervisors and managers.
  • Providing resources and technical assistance to enable UWRF to comply with applicable Department of Commerce/OSHA health and safety regulations and the Governor's Executive Order #194.
  • Developing positive relationships.
  • Coordinating loss prevention surveys and hazard assessments. Identifying the risk factors that contribute to losses and the strategies and resources needed to eliminate or control these risk factors.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of safety and risk programs and activities to insure that those program goals are achieved.

Work Station Self Assessment - Workplace environment health assessment of your work station.

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