Safety Absolutes

The Four Safety Absolutes are the safety rules that the University has determined to be of utmost priority.  Failure to follow these rules may create a greater risk of injury to our employees, contractors, students, faculty and the public and may be subject to severe penalties.  StFX management must demonstrate zero tolerance of any willful disregard of these Safety Absolutes by our employees or contractors.  StFX employees and contractor employees who violate any safety rules including the Four Safety Absolutes are subject to immediate disciplinary action including and up to immediate removal from the jobsite.

The four safety programs that StFX has identified as Safety Absolutes are:

Confined Space

Fall Protection

Energy Isolation

Trenching & Excavation