Welcome to the Office of Employee Occupational Health and Safety!

The Office of Occupational Health and Safety is a central point of contact for university employees in regards to safety, fire protection, and occupational medicine.

The department's main responsibilities include providing consulting and support services to the Central Services departments and JKU institutes:

  • Occupational safety issues, including accident prevention
  • Assisting when planning workspaces
  • Purchase or changing work equipment
  • Changes in work procedures
  • Introducing working materials
  • Ergonomic and industrial hygiene issues
  • Workplace design
  • Identifying and assessing hazards
  • Determining measures to prevent hazards
  • Organizing fire protection and first aid services
  • Create measures to evacuate buildings in emergency situations

Office of Occupational Health and Safety


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Kopfgebäude Bldg., GF 011

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8.00 AM - 12.00 PM
Mon-Thurs: 1.00 - 3.00 PM

Our Mission

„Preventing accidents should not be perceived as a legal requirement, but rather as an act of human responsibility and good business sense!“