Office of Safety
The Office of Safety, University Police Department and Office of Emergency Management work in conjunction with members of the campus community to provide a safe environment for all. Through training, promoting safe habits and complying with local and federal laws, UND is and will continue to be a safe place for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.
The materials contained in this manual have been prepared for use by the University of North Dakota. In an effort to provide a basic safety manual, its contents are compiled from sources believed to be reliable and to represent the best opinions on the subject. No warranty, guarantee, or representation is made by the University as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information contained herein and the University assumes no responsibility in connection therewith. This manual is intended to provide basic guidelines for safe practices; therefore, it cannot be assumed that all necessary warnings and precautionary measures are contained in this document, or that other or additional information or measures may not be required. Users of this manual should consult pertinent local, state, and federal laws and legal counsel prior to initiating their own safety program.
Safety is a University priority. The University of North Dakota strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. All persons are empowered to provide for safety and environmental health. The University subscribes to recognized standards of safety and health as defined in published materials from organizations such as North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance, State and Federal Fire Codes, North Dakota Risk Management, the Department of Transportation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). Office of Safety has been assigned the responsibility of administering the University's safety program.
The University of North Dakota expects administration and supervisors to support safety and health programs through employee motivation and empowerment. Personnel are encouraged to improve their safety skills and awareness by participating in training, reporting unsafe conditions, and leading by example.
Health and safety is dependent on the cooperation and actions of the entire University community.