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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Environmental Health and Safety - Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational Safety and Health


Fall Prevention    Indoor Air Quality Respiratory Protection
Back Safety    Heat Illness Eye Protection
Machine Safety    Laboratory Safety Hand Protection
Contractor Safety Handout     Compressed Gas Cylinders Foot Protection
      Head Protection

Plans and Programs

The Environment, Health and Safety Department (EH&S) maintains numerous Occupational Safety and Health programs to assure and enhance the safety and well being of our students, faculty and staff. Many such programs are required by various regulatory agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA). The following programs have been developed by the EH&S Department for your use and compliance as required.

Asbestos Management Program
Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure Control Plan
Chemical Hygiene Plan
Confined Space Entry Program
Fall Protection Plan
Hazard Communication Program
Hearing Conservation Program
Lockout / Tagout - Energy Control Plan
Respiratory Protection Program



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 Last Modified 9/25/14