Nevada Safety Committee


The committee will provide oversight and guidance to university administrators and EH&S staff with regard to programmatic and compliance aspects of workplace safety and promote development of specific programs to facilitate employee awareness and observance of applicable health and safety standards.

Committee issues (typical)

  • Occupational injuries and illness
  • Workplace audits and reviews
  • Regulatory compliance

Major regulatory drivers

  • Washoe County Health District, Air Quality Management Division
    • Asbestos testing and surveys
  • Nevada State Fire Marshal
    • International Fire Code 2018
  • State of Nevada
    • NRS 616, Industrial Insurance
    • NRS 618, Occupational Safety and Health
    • NRS 681, Insurance/Liabilities
    • NAC 618.538-542, Safety Programs
  • United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    • 29 CFR 1910, General Industry Standards
    • 29 CFR 1926, Construction Industry Standards


  • Nevada Safety Comittee is comprised of academic and administrative faculty and classified staff from across the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Meeting frequency: Quarterly

Committee minutes

Contact EH&S for NSC meeting minutes.

Committee contacts

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