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Purpose and Objectives

The purpose and objectives of the SSHER Center shall be:

  1. To provide creative, technical, and consultative services; planning; and exemplary leadership in fostering safe, healthy and environmentally sound workplaces within Oklahoma’s higher education system.
  2. To assist institutions with jobsite analyses for the purpose of identifying safety, health and environmental hazards.
  3. To provide resource-specific services and training programs designed to assist member institutions in the minimization or elimination of identified workplace hazards.
  4. To engender and promote safety, health and environmental activities that can lead to lower worker compensation costs among member institutions.