Environmental Health & Safety
Walla Walla University is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. All employees (i.e. students, faculty, staff), especially those who are in supervisory positions, are encouraged to take advantage of the various resources and services outlined below.
Safety is everyone's responsibility (President's Letter). All training records are to be retained in departments according to Walla Walla University's Records Retention Policy. These are resources to help you assess, build and monitor your department's safety program.
Property Theft/Loss/Damage (Personal property, including autos, is not covered by WWU Insurance)
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)
Walla Walla University is committed to providing a safe and healthful work environment. This is our plan to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Guides for the safe purchase, use, storage, and disposal of chemical products are located at Chemical Safety and Management. (SIGN IN required)
Online Training Opportunities by SafetySkills
SafetySkills offers high quality, on-demand online training that is compliant with the standards of WISHA (the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act) and provides the most current safety information in an appropriate and effective manner.
Departments are encouraged to utilize the University's new Training Server, with courses sponsored by Risk & Safety Management. We have access to an extensive course catalog that is updated regularly. Please contact Risk & Safety Management to get your department set up.
Approved Driver Policy
All drivers of Walla Walla University-owned or business-rented vehicles, or those driving their personal vehicles with passengers for WWU-coordinated transportation must be on the Approved Driver List (SIGN IN required).
John Deere Utility Gator Training
Training is required before anyone may operate a WWU-owned Gator. The checklist below is to be used and maintained as a record of the necessary training. If you have any questions pertaining to training, please contact Randy Wentland with Grounds.