Occupational Health and Safety designs, implements, and manages comprehensive health and safety programs for the university that protect and enhance the health and well-being of the university community as well as continually improve safety in occupational, research, educational, and living environments.

Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP)

The Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) is a written workplace safety program required by Cal-OSHA T8 CCR §3203. The regulation requires that every employer develop and implement an effective IIPP. Included with the IIPP, is the COVID-19 Prevention Program.

Each school and department is required to develop a customized IIPP specific to the unit’s workplace.

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Industrial Hygiene (IH)

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USC is duty-bound to evaluate and control potential occupational exposures for its employees. This is accomplished by the following Industrial Hygiene Programs – visit the Industrial Hygiene web page for more information:

Shop Safety

The Shop Safety Program was established to impart general safety protocol and safety management across all university shops and university shop activities. Visit Shop Safety Program for more information.

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Emergency Notification and Incident Reporting

Know how to respond to emergencies and the steps to take for proper notification and reporting.

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