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.

Contact Information

  • Steve Paulsen, Occupational Safety Manager, 335-9555
    • Occupational Safety Program Management
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Non-Lab
  • Justin Newnum, Occupational Safety Specialist - Industrial Hygiene, 335-9554
    • Chemical Sampling - Non Lab
    • Hearing Conservation, Indoor Air Quality
    • Respirator Evaluations - Non Lab
  • John Anderson, Occupational Safety Specialist, 335-9549
    • Incident Investigations
    • Non-Lab Safety Reviews
  • 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