Kennesaw State University recognizes that safety training improves individual and organizational performance and helps the University achieve its institutional goals. The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) department is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the overall Environmental and Occupational Safety training program, including providing compliance/specialized training.
Academic and administrative departments are responsible for providing department-level, job-specific training for faculty, staff and students in the department and ensuring that the faculty, staff and students take the required safety training.
Training Need Assessment
Working with supervisors/managers, EHS identifies general and specialized training needs for various classifications of employees, based on job tasks and hazards. The need assessment is conducted through a training needs assessment questionnaire completed by the employee or the employee's supervisor. The information obtained from the need assessment is used to develop matrices of required training for groups of employees in various units on campus. Once the matrix is completed, a learning plan is developed for each employee.
- College of the Arts
- College of Architecture & Construction Management
- College of Science and Math
- Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering & Engineering Technology
- College of Health & Human Services
- Sports and Recreation
- Sports and Entertainment Park
Training is delivered through a mix of methods including Instructor-led classroom sessions, hands-on, video-based, or computer-based via Percipio, the university's online training system. Employees access individual training plans by log into Percipio, using net ID and password. Instructor-led classroom and hands-on sessions are offered throughout the year and are advertised through KSU KSU Today and emails. Departments can request safety training by contacting Whittney Green, EHS Programs and Training Manager.