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Article XX, Adequate Security, Health and Safety

The Employer shall provide a safe, clean and healthy working environment as prescribed by the applicable provisions of the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Law, Act 57, et seq., the State Department of Health, the State Department of Labor, or any other governmental body. This shall include, but not be limited to, adequate natural or mechanical ventilation, proper lighting, security and protection at all University facilities or places of instruction, and properly maintained buildings, offices, and classrooms.

When required to meet work related safety standards while performing assigned duties, the Employer shall provide the Faculty Member with safety clothing, safety shoes, goggles, safety glasses (including corrective lenses when necessary), gloves and other protective gear. Whenever such safety devices or personal protective equipment are provided, the Faculty Member shall be required to use them when required to meet work related safety standards.