It is the policy
of the University of Texas at Tyler that access to certain University
premises, identified as laboratories, workshops, mechanical rooms, warehouses
and other work areas housing potentially dangerous materials, conditions,
machinery or processes, be limited to authorized University staff and
students or other persons on official, related business. Measures should
be taken to ensure that persons entering into these areas be appropriately
trained and adequately protected from hazards and informed about the
safety and emergency procedures relevant to their activities.
Persons not directly
associated with the University, especially children under the age of
18, are prohibited from entering laboratory areas or other areas where
hazardous materials or conditions may be present unless:
- such entry is
in the context of a scheduled open house or guided tour;
- student, student
worker or intern has been deemed competent by his or her supervisor
to handle those risks in the context of performing their normal duties
for which they have been trained;
- written approval
by the department chair or director has been given and is on file.
With the exception
of working dogs, dogs that function as assistants for persons with impairments,
no pets are allowed in laboratories, mechanical rooms, warehouses, or
other hazardous work areas on the campus.
have the authority to remove unauthorized visitors, children and pets
from hazardous work areas.
of Texas at Tyler
& Health Safety
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799
Phone: 1-800-UT TYLER
E&HS: (903) 566-7011