Safety Policy

University Policy on Safety and Responsibilities

It is the policy of Western Washington University to:

  1. Establish and maintain a healthy and safe environment for sanctioned activities of students, faculty, staff, and visitors;
  2. Protect the environment to the maximum extent feasible;
  3. Comply with applicable laws, regulations, and relevant published standards and practices relating to the above; and
  4. Consider primarily the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors in the design, operation, construction, modification, or renovation of University buildings and facilities.
The Environmental Health and Safety office provides services to evaluate compliance with related regulations and assist departments and campus members in meeting health, safety, and environmental requirements.
Page Updated 08.06.2012