Safety Orientation is designed to introduce new faculty, staff,
and student workers to the principles of safety at work. This orientation
provides general information about USC's safety program and specific
information about safety precautions, along with other significant
issues. Participants will receive an Employee Protection Card. During
Safety Orientation, employees will receive information about:
- chemical hazards (HazCom standard)
- laboratory safety
- fire safety
- radiation safety
- ergonomics, including proper sitting and lifting techniques.
Safety Orientation is held several times each month for all new
employees. Employees will be contacted directly by the Environmental
Health and Safety unit to schedule training. For more information,
call the Environmental Health and Safety unit at 777-5269.
University Orientation welcomes new employees to the Columbia campus.
Offered through the Professional Development Office, it is held
once a month. You can register by phone or by e-mail to email@example.com
University Orientation helps employees become familiar
with the location and function of various campus departments. A slide show
and question-and-answer forum are included to inform new employees
about the University's Human Resources policies and performance