Occupational Safety

Occupational Safety

Occupational Safety is responsible for reducing or eliminating occupational injuries and illnesses in research, non-research, and clinical settings throughout the university and health system. You can learn more about our programs here.

To help meet this goal, we regularly participate in university and hospital committees such as:

  • Injury Review Panel
  • Safety & Security Committee
  • Environmental Health & Safety Committee
  • Environment of Care Committee
  • Emergency Management Committee
  • Infection Control Committee

We also have area-specific safety programs and regularly scheduled audits of those areas to ensure workplace guidelines are being followed. These include:

  • Healthcare safety audits of Temple University Hospital- Main, Jeanes, Episcopal, and Northeastern campuses, and Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Facilities and Service Operations safety audits on Main, Health Sciences Center (HSC), and Ambler campuses
  • Art & Theatre safety audits at Tyler School of Art & Architecture and Tomlinson Theatre
  • Shop safety audits at College of Engineering and Science Education & Research Center

Have an Occupational Safety Question? Call us at (215) 707-2520 (2-2520) or use the EHRS Contact Us Form


Important Message About Required Incident Reporting

Incidents involving a work-related fatality, a hospitalization, an amputation or the loss of an eye must be reported immediately to Temple University‚Äôs Department of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety at 215-707-2520 or .


About Us & Our Services


Occupational Safety Programs

  • Art Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Healthcare Safety
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation
  • UAS Safety
  • Shipping of Dangerous Goods
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Walking-Working Surfaces
  • Hazardous Material Monitoring
  • Environmental Sampling
  • Shop Safety
  • Facilities & Service Operations Safety