Oregon State University is a land-grant university with a deep-rooted history of agricultural science education and research. As such, the College of Agricultural Sciences has a profound interest in the safety and health of all of our workers and students at the main campus, out-lying units, and facilities across the state.
The following set of safety, risk, and compliance resources are meant to provide all of our workers at Oregon State University the guidance to prevent accidents and to prevent the loss of life, health, or property and to come into compliance with all university, state, and federal regulations related to our mission. Under all circumstances, workers must be properly trained to perform their required tasks.
The College of Agricultural Sciences and the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station continuously strives to maintain the health and safety of our employees and therefore we adhere to WPS rules for all subject employees.
Each CAS unit that utilizes tractors in their operations should have a policy detailing who is authorized to use a tractor, training requirements, service schedule, or any other information pertinent to the safe use of their machines.
The role of the College of Agricultural Sciences Safety Advisory Council is to ensure that various safety facets are addressed, training is completed and documented, and current information is disseminated to all units in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Oregon Agricultural Experiment Stations.