Safety Committee

Overview about Safety

The College of Forestry is committed to providing a safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Safety is the business and responsibility of every College citizen and can be better achieved through proper engineering, education, training, protective equipment, and enforcement of safety y rules. The responsibility begins at the working level and extends upward through Supervisors, Managers, Directors, Department Heads, and Deans to the highest level of administration.The College intends to comply with all relevant University, local, state, and federal occupational and environmental regulations, codes, and standards. The College Safety Committee has the responsibility for establishing and maintaining an effective Environmental Safety Program. The success of these programs can only be achieved through the cooperation and support of everyone.

Committee Names and areas of expertise:

Manual Sections

The College of Forestry Safety Manual is available in a single PDF file. To facilitate the ongoing modification, it has been divided into the following sections:

Section 000 - Safety Committee Chair Letter

  • 000 - Chair Letter

Section 100 - Introduction

  • 100 - Introduction
  • 110 - Management Commitment to Safety
  • 120 - College of Forestry Safety Committee
  • 130 - College of Forestry Safety Program
  • 150 - Changing the Culture About Safety
  • 160 - Working Group Safety Plan

Section 200 - Accident Reporting

  • 200 - Accident Reporting

Section 300 - Laboratory Safety

  • 300 - Laboratory Safety
  • 310 - General Laboratory Safety and Chemical Hygiene

Section 400 - Forest Field Safety

  • 400 - Forest Field Safety
  • 410 - Personal Protective Equipment
  • 420 - Planning, First Aid, and Work Conditions
  • 430 - Tools, Fire Extinguishers, and Explosives
  • 440 - Cutting Trees, Pre-commercial Thinning and Slash
  • 450 - Forest Driving
  • 460 - Remote Site Safety 

Section 500 - Office and General Safety

  • 500 - Office and General Safety

Section 600 - Workshops and Shop Tools

  • 600 - Workshops and Shop Tools
  • 610 - Power Tools
  • 620 - Hand Tools
  • 630 - Chemical Handling

Section 700 - Student Logging Crew Safety

  • 700 - Student Logging Crew Safety