Workplace Safety: About Us

The University of Minnesota has employees working across the state in a variety of different roles, capacities, and environments. The primary responsibility of the Workplace Safety division of Environmental Health and Safety is to provide occupational health and safety support and guidance to ensure that they are safe while at work and in compliance with regulatory requirements. In addition, Workplace Safety is a point of contact for the following written safety programs.

  • Aerial Lifts
  • Agricultural Tractors
  • Chainsaws, chippers and brush cutters
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Fall Protection
  • Control of Hazardous Energy
  • OSHA Recordkeeping
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Hazard Communication

If you have any questions please contact Workplace Safety at (612) 626-6002 or [email protected]