Health & Safety Office

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Health and Safety Office 

The Health and Safety Office is dedicated to the safety of students, faculty and staff. This office is in charge of fire protection, OSHA compliance, training, and writing safety policies, just to name a few. We are extremely busy, but will always take the time to address safety issues with students, faculty and staff. If you have any safety concerns or questions, please call contact Kevin Fields, Health and Safety Officer, at (580) 327-8416, email  or send a Fax to (580) 327-8657.

Reporting Gas Leaks

Here at Northwestern Oklahoma State University we take your safety seriously. Gas leaks are one of the many disasters that we are preparing for. Hopefully this will never happen, and with the hard work of our maintenance staff, our gas lines should retain their integrity. However, accidents do happen, and we would appreciate your help to prevent injury to any of our students, faculty, or staff.

If at anytime you are on campus and detect the odor of natural gas, contact the Health and Safety Office at extension 8416. If you are unable to reach anyone at this number, please contact the Physical Plant at extension 8646. After 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday or on Saturday or Sunday, please call the emergency paging system at 327-8655. 

Severe Weather/Tornado Precautions

When a warning siren is activated: If outside, move indoors as quickly as possible. Move to interior hallway, basement, or tunnel. Avoid upper floors, large glassed areas and windows. Stay out of auditoriums and exterior walkways. Stay away from electrical appliances. Use the telephone for emergency calls ONLY. Stay calm and alert. Call Campus Police at extension 8511 or the Health and Safety Office at extension 8416 to report any damage. Call 911 to report any injury.



Alva Fire Department

If you have any questions, would like to report a safety concern, or need further information, please Email The Health and Safety Office