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Introduction to Accident Investigation

  • The University applies OSHA guidelines, along with legislative and various regulatory agencies to all safety practices and policies when addressing safety issues on campus.  The Accident and Illness Prevention Program is designed to identify and correct potential accidents and unsafe acts which may take place on our campus.  Safety training is a vital part of the prevention program.

    Being a self-insured employer, we must maintain an effective accident and illness prevention program in order to maintain self-insure status.

    This manual will go into more detail about the Accident and Illness Prevention Program here at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

    Regulatory Authority

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor and Industry, Act 44-1993, Article X, Health and Safety.

    Administering Agency

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State System of Higher Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.