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All accidents, injuries, or illnesses must be reported as quickly as possible.
Environmental Health & Safety
The Division supports the University's teaching, research, and public service mission by promoting a safe, healthful, clean, and accessible campus environment. The Division's programs are intended to provide safe and healthy conditions for work and study, protect the environment, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. The Division serves the University community by providing technical services, education and training, periodic audits, and compliance assistance.
Occupational Health & Safety
This department is responsible for all OSHA-related programs, such as respiratory protection, hearing conservation, bloodborne pathogens, hazard communication, and laboratory safety, and many others. The department also conducts fume hood inspections, indoor air quality investigations, and accident investigations, and assists units with general safety procedures, such as ladder safety, chemical storage safety, electrical safety, and construction safety.
The University of Kentucky has an emergency notification system, UK Alert, to communicate official information during an emergency or crisis situation that disrupts normal operation of the campus or threatens the health or safety of members of the campus community.
UK Police Department
UKPD's mission is to promote a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors at the University.
Crisis Management & Preparedness
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