Occupational Safety

The Occupational Safety Section provides services to a broad range of occupations on campus.  Its focus is on people and how they interact within their workplace in regard to occupational safety and health.  Its programs and services are designed to evaluate job hazards and help individuals and departments reduce or eliminate these hazards and comply with state and federal occupational safety and health regulations.

EHS Occupational Safety Contact Information

  • Steve Paulsen, Occupational Safety Manager, 335-9555

    • Occupational Safety Program Management
    • Electrical Safety
    • Employee Exposure Records
    • Fall Protection
    • Forklifts
    • Hazards Communication
    • Injury Program
    • Job Safety Analysis
    • Ladder Safety
    • Lockout/Tagout Program
    • Machine Guarding
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Non-Lab
    • Tools
    • Walking and Working Surfaces
    • Welding & Cutting
  • Justin Newnum, Occupational Safety Specialist/Industrial Hygiene, 335-9554

    • Chemical Sampling
    • Employee Exposure Records
    • Hearing Conservation
    • Indoor Air Quality
    • Respirator Evaluations
    • Confined Space Program
    • Beryllium Safety
    • Hexavalent Chromium
    • Silica Exposure Control
  • John Anderson, Occupational Safety Specialist, 335-9549

    • Incident Investigations
    • Non-Lab Safety Reviews
    • Other Occupational Safety Support


Other Occ. Safety Support

  • Marcus Seaton, University HR, 384-0959 (Ergonomics)
  • Chris James, UIHC Occ Safety Manager, 356-3598 (All UIHC Safety Issues)

UI Safety, Health and Environment Policy