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Policy 602.15

1 Introduction

2 Scope

3 Definitions

4 Policy and Procedure Statements

4.1 Employee Safety

4.1.1 Appalachian State University as an employer has an obligation to make sure that work areas are free from recognized health and safety hazards. The University takes this obligation seriously and makes every effort to do its share to reduce the likelihood of accidents. However, the University needs everyone's active support and cooperation to prevent accidents and eliminate unsafe conditions. See Safety and Workers' Compensation Policies

4.1.2 For more specific information on Worker's Compensation and Worker's Compensation claims, contact the Office of Safety and Workers' Compensation.

4.1.3 See also Human Resource Services Policy Statement 10, "Leave - Worker's Compensation Leave" and Policy 14 "Insurance and Retirement Benefits".

5 Additional References

6 Authority

7 Contact Information

8 Original Effective Date

9 Revision Dates