Resources (Occupational Health Risks)

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

Drive a university vehicle which requires a commercial driver’s license.

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

Employees who work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting.

Work in noisy (at or above 85 decibels) areas.

Drive a university vehicle that does not require a commercial driver’s license but does require medical certification.

Spray or mix organophosphate or carbamate insecticides

Physical demands testing is required for any employee (except students) in a physically intensive job BEFORE the employee may begin work.

The Rabies risk is assigned to almost all employees who are exposed to cats/dogs, wild carnivores, some omnivores and ungulates or unfixed necropsy specimens of non-laboratory animals.

Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).

Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety, such as exposure to lead, chemotherapy, formaldehyde, asbestos, etc.