OSHA/Safety Standards Questionnaire



  1. ALL administrative units are required to keep track of employee accidents and post an annual PERRP300A form in their department for public viewing. If the administrative unit has employees, this standard applies (even if no employees were injured during a given year).
    See Employee Injury and Illness Recordkeeping
  2. ALL administrative units must ensure the buildings they occupy have a completed Building Emergency Action Plan (BEAP).
    See Building Emergency Action Plan
  3. ALL administrative units must develop and maintain a Hazard Communication Program even in a non-laboratory setting.
    See Hazard Communication Program
  4. Does the administrative unit contain laboratories that use hazardous chemicals?
    If yes, see Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
  5. Are employees subject to exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials
    If yes, see Blood Borne Pathogens
  6. Are hazards present or likely to be present which necessitate the use of personal protective equipment (i.e., gloves, safety glasses/goggles, steel toe shoes/rubber boots, hard hats, etc.)? 
    If yes, see Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  7. Do employees use respiratory protection
    If yes, see Respiratory Protection Program
  8. Are employees exposed to elevated working surfaces (includes walking/working surfaces, aerial lifts, ladders, scaffolding, etc.)?
    If yes, see Elevated Work
  9. Are employees required to work on rooftops or other areas where falls could occur and would require fall protection
    If yes, see Fall Protection Program
  10. Are employees required to enter confined spaces
    If yes, see Confined Space Entry
  11. Do employees service or maintain equipment or machinery that possesses energy that could injure employees during these activities (requires Lockout/Tagout)? 
    If yes, see Lockout/Tagout Program
  12. Are employees exposed to sustained loud noises
    If yes, see Noise/Hearing Conservation Program
  13. Do employees conduct Hot Work (welding/cutting/brazing) operations?
    If yes, see Hot Work Permitting
  14. Do employees work in Shops (maintenance, woodworking, machine)? 
    If yes, see Shop Safety
  15. Are contractors used or managed by the administrative unit? 
    If yes, see Construction/Contractor Safety
  16. Do employees operate powered industrial trucks (forklifts)? 
    If yes, see Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)
  17. Does the administrative unit use or conduct research on nanoparticles
    If yes, see Nanoparticles
  18. Are lasers used? 
    If yes, see Lasers 
  19. Does the administrative unit have areas that require safety or accident prevention signage
    If yes, see Accident Prevention Signs
  20. Does the administrative unit have employees who are required to attend safety training
    If yes, see Training
  21. Does the administrative unit engage in scientific diving
    If yes, see Scientific Diving
  22. Does the administrative unit have minors working in environments that pose chemical, physical, biological, or radiological hazards
    If yes, see Minors in University Occupancies
  23. Does the administrative unit have employees working alone
    If yes, see Working Alone
  24. Does the administrative unit have employees who need employment medical surveillance because of exposures or regulatory requirements
    If yes, see Medical Surveillance
  25. Does the administrative unit have employees who have exposures to animals
    If yes, see Animal Exposure
  26. Does the administrative unit supply employees with basic first aid kits
    If yes, see First Aid Kit
  27. Does the administrative unit own any automatic external defibrillators (AEDs)
    If yes, see Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)
  28. Does the administrative unit engage in activities that expose employees to Legionella (i.e., cooling tower maintenance, etc.)? 
    If yes, see Legionella