Forms & Procedures

If you have any questions regarding a form or procedure, please contact the Office of Environmental Health & Safety.


Chemical Approval Must be completed and reviewed prior to purchasing any new chemicals  
*Does not apply to laboratory chemicals
Confined Space Permit Call Utility Operations office for permit. 336.758.4747
Ergonomic Assessment To request an ergonomic assessment of your work area, contact Bridget Marrs at 336.758.3427 or In addition, please download and submit an ErgoProfile Employee Survey to the EHS office via campus mail or email to
First Report of Injury If you are injured on the job as a result of a work-related compensable accident, have your supervisor complete the First Report of Incident form (user name = 0807297 and password = newclaim) as soon as possible (instructions here).
Hepatitis B Vaccination Program  For employees participating in the University Exposure Control Plan. Please complete and return to EHS office.  
Hot Work Permit Required for welding
Needle Stick/Bodily Fluid Exposure  If you come in contact with blood or other bodily fluids, IMMEDIATELY wash with soap and warm water. Contact your supervisor and the EHS office at 336.758.3427
Research Laboratory Training Checklist To be completed by PI and researcher PRIOR to working in the lab.
Spill/Incident Report For any oil/chemical spill or release on campus.
Space Hazard Assessment Please complete the appropriate Space Hazard Assessment for your area; Athletics, Biology, Chemistry, Downtown, Facilities & Campus Services, Health & Exercise Science, or Physics
Vehicle Accident To be completed and returned to the EHS office in the event of a vehicle accident involving Wake Forest University owned property.


Asbestos Management Wake Forest University is responsible for ensuring that any work that might disturb asbestos, and work with ACMs, is safely managed. The Office of Environmental Health & Safety is responsible for administering the University’s asbestos management and educational awareness program, and for monitoring compliance with State and Federal asbestos regulations.
Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan The Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan is designed to provide regulatory compliance and a means by which university employees will be informed about and protected from exposures to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Bloodborne Pathogen Cleanup Procedure Wake Forest University staff should follow the Bloodborne Pathogen Cleanup Procedure in any clean up that carries a risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure.
Confined Space Entry A comprehensive Confined Space Entry Procedure has been developed to protect Wake Forest University employees and provide guidance to contractors who may be required to enter confined spaces during the course of their work.
Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout Tagout The Wake Forest University Control of Hazardous Energy Procedure establishes the minimum requirements for the lockout and tagout of energy-isolating devices to prevent an unwanted release of hazardous energy during any servicing, maintenance, or modification activity.Please contact the Office of Environmental Health & Safety at for questions related to Lockout/Tagout.
Electrical Safety Electrical Safety and Arc Flash
Fall Protection   Fall Protection requirements when working at heights over 4 feet.
Hazard Communication This comprehensive Hazard Communication Procedure has been developed to protect employees from the dangers associated with chemical substances used during the course of their work.
Hearing Conservation  Wake Forest University has implemented a Hearing Conservation Program to ensure that all employees who are exposed to hazardous noise levels are adequately  protected to prevent hearing loss.
Hot Work Policy – Welding, Cutting and Brazing Safety during welding and cutting operations to prevent fire.
Ladder Safety The Ladder Procedure is applicable to all persons who are employed by Wake Forest University and may use any ladder during the course of work (including portable ladders, extension ladders and fixed or permanent ladders) and had been developed to assist all university personnel with identification and mitigation of hazards and to promote a safe, efficient work place environment.
Machine Guarding Wake Forest University machine operators are responsible for operating the machines with all safeguards in place. Supervisors must ensure that safeguards cannot be defeated and that all machines are operated per the manufacturer’s specification.
Mold Management Plan The Mold Management Plan is to inform employees and students of their respective roles and responsibilities in recognition, prevention, remediation, and documentation of mold and moisture incidents.
Personal Protective Equipment Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect us from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.
Public Access Defribrillation (PAD) Program Public access to defribillation (PAD) is the access to automatic external defribillators (AEDs) in public and/or private places of high occupancy and where people are at high risk for heart attacks.
Power Industrialized Equipment/Vehicles Industrial trucks include fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines.
Refrigerant Compliance Plan Wake Forest University’s refrigerant compliance program encompasses a strategic approach and general guidance for managing building air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and refrigerant service tools.
Respiratory Protection Policy
Scissor Lift Safety Procedures for working safely in, on and around scissor lifts.
Silica Exposure Control Plan Policy for minimizing workplace exposure to silica.
Steam Safety Working safely with steam lines on campus.
Trenching and Excavating  Policies for trenching and excavating safety precautions.


Need to report an unsafe condition or incident?

Phone: 336.758.EHAS (3427)
Office Location: The EHS building is in the Facilities Compound on Wingate Road. It is the last building on the left up from Fleet Services, next door to Landscaping.

EHS Staff