Valley City State University places the safety and well being of its students, faculty, staff and visitors above all other considerations. It is the policy of VCSU to provide and maintain safe and healthful working conditions. All faculty, supervisors, staff and other persons in authority are enjoined in the prevention of accidents and reduction of claims in the environment and operations under their control. Valley City State University subscribes to the recognized national standards of safety as defined in published materials of the North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance Risk Management, the State Fire Laws, and the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). The Safety Officer and Facilities Services Director have been assigned the responsibility of administering the University's Safety and Risk Management Program.