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Workplace Health and Safety

Miami is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment. Each member of the university community has a responsibility to contribute to the well-being of the community.

Workplace Safety

Accidents and Injuries at Work—Workers' Compensation

No matter how careful we are, accidents can happen. If you suffer a work injury, you are covered under workers' compensation insurance through the state of Ohio.

Explore our Injured at Work page for additional details.

Accommodations and Accessibility Needs

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals.

Explore further on Acccomodation and Accesibility.

Drug and Alcohol Testing (Reasonable Suspicion and Post Accident)

It is the University's responsibility to provide testing in accordance with our Drug and Alcohol testing and in compliance with all Federal and State laws and regulations, and within the provisions of these rules. The University retains all records related to testing (and the testing process) securely and confidentially.


The science and practice of ergonomics aims to improve workspaces and environments to minimize risk of injury or harm. 

Explore Miami Ergonomics

Tobacco-Free Miami

To promote the health of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors, all Miami University campuses are designated smoke and tobacco-free environments. 

Miami prohibits cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, hookahs, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. See Miami's Tobacco-Free Policy.

Our Mission

Working alongside the various departments and units within Miami University, we strive to recruit, cultivate, acknowledge, and involve a diverse pool of talent to fulfill their goals and the overarching goals of the institution.