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Objectives and Purposes

The objectives and purposes 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 member institutions in the conduction of 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 which can lead to lower worker compensation costs among member institutions.