Environmental and Occupational Safety Policy
The University of North Georgia (UNG) is committed to achieving excellence in providing a safe working and learning environment and supporting environmentally sound practices in the conduct of institutional activities. UNG complies with applicable environmental and occupational safety laws and regulations and has designated a key member of its administrative leadership team to oversee compliance. In the absence of specific laws or regulations, UNG follows industry standards and good management practices.
The University of North Georgia will develop and maintain policies and procedures to govern activities to meet the goal of comprehensively integrating occupational safety and environmental considerations and will periodically review and update such policies and procedures.
The University of North Georgia will implement the standards, guidelines, and processes developed by the University System of Georgia’s Chief Facilities Officer to promote, support, and access the implementation of environmental and occupational safety management programs and initiatives.
The University of North Georgia will provide reports related to environmental and occupational safety performance to the USG Chief Facilities Officer who will report such data to the Board on an annual basis.