Reporting Safety Hazards: Employee Rights and Responsibilities

The Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program poster applies to BGSU employees. Employees are encouraged to correct unsafe conditions as follows:

  1. Report them to the next administrative level.
  2. If this notification does not correct the hazard, or if the hazard is not in the employee's department, call Environmental Health and Safety (372-2171).

Examples of reportable conditions:

  • fire hazards
  • trip/fall hazards
  • unsafe equipment
  • improper use of equipment
  • damaged asbestos
  • no personal protective equipment
  • improper chemical use or storage

Call Environmental Health and Safety or Human Resources (372-2259) with questions about this poster or about hazard reporting procedures.