III-33.1 General Application

(Amended 7/22/20)

Effective July 22, 2020, this policy has been revised. For the most current version without redlining, return to III-33.1.

  1. University departments purchase and issue, to permanent all staff, safety equipment personal protective equipment (PPE) as required under the Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972. The equipment is ordered by means of special requisition. Departments determine the appropriate PPE by performing a hazard assessment of their workplace.
  2. Certain personnel, such as part-time temporary, who are required to use personal protective equipment (PPE) are issued toe caps, goggles, and ear protection, and are required to use such PPE as a condition of employment. All personnel  who are required to use PPE must wear it  as a condition of employment.