Health and Safety Services

School of Oceanography Health and Safety Committee

The School's Health and Safety representatives are Rita Peterson, Kathy Newell and Bill Fredericks. They may be reached:

Name E-mail Telephone

Rita Peterson

(206) 685-4185

Kathy Newell

(206) 543-6119

Bill Fredericks

(206) 543-2007

Emergency Evacuation & Operations Plan (EEOP)

The Oceanography Emergency Evacuation & Operations Plan has been developed to provide a coordinated campus-wide response to emergencies. This plan is designed to fit the unique qualities of the School of Oceanography's building.

Health & Safety Plan

The Oceanography Health & Safety Plan was designed to provide guidance for establishing a safe and healthful environment for all individuals working in the School of Oceanography.

Classroom Emergency Procedures for Faculty

Classrooms and Teaching Laboratories Emergency Procedures for Faculty, Lecturers, and Teaching Assistants outlines the responsibilities of faculty in the classroom in case of an emergency and also provides faculty with resources to carry out those responsibilities.

Online Accident Reporting System (OARS)

Report all work-related injuries and illnesses or near miss incidents to your supervisor as soon as possible. Anyone may now enter an accident report, not just the supervisor.

Environmental Health & Safety

The University of Washington's Environmental Health & Safety department is responsible for addressing environmental issues in order to provide a safe educational and working environment on campus. Visit their website for a wealth of useful information.