Working alone guidelines

Safety guidelines for students working alone

University of Wisconsin System Guidelines for Students Working Alone Safely (UWSYS OSH 2006-01, October 2007) — This document focuses on unpaid students who are not covered by worker's compensation. It is meant to promote safety for students working on academic or service-oriented projects associated with the university on and off campus. These guidelines are also appropriate for employees whose job activities may involve working alone.

Example policies from other higher educational institutions

University of Vermont − "Guidelines for Working Alone in a Laboratory", a form to be filled out by laboratory staff



This publication was prepared for environmental, health and safety staff at University of Wisconsin System campuses, to assist in finding resources and information for regulatory compliance. It is not intended to render legal advice.
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