Information, procedures and policies for contractors, sub-contractors, Penn and Facilities employees at the University of Pennsylvania.  

Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

Some of the frequently used forms are linked below.

EHRS General Health and Safety

Penn's occupational safety programs and policies.


FRES Worker Safety Guide

Safety programs, directives, forms and resources.


Confined Space Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to protect workers against the hazards involved in confined spaces. This procedure establishes the controls and responsibilities for entering, working in, and exiting confined spaces.

Lock Out / Tag Out (LOTO) Program

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that before any employee or contractor performs any servicing or maintenance on machinery or equipment, where the unexpected energizing, start up or release of any type of energy could occur and cause injury, the machinery or equipment will be rendered safe to work on by being locked and tagged out.

Public Safety

Guidelines and Requirements

A complete list of public safety related guidelines including Hot Work Operations and Permits. 

Dig Form

The Dig form is the same as a PAOneCall. This process can be initiated through the State of Pennsylvania website, You will need to inform your Facilities and Real Estate project manger when you initiate a PAOneCall.