Construction and event sites are dynamic places where workers engage in many activities that may expose them to a variety of safety hazards, such as falling objects, working from rooftops or scaffolding, exposure to heavy construction equipment, or the use of temporary electrical circuits while operating electrical equipment and machinery in damp locations. Construction at UT Austin encompasses a wide range of activities including construction of new buildings, renovation of existing facilities, and major repair or alterations of building systems. Events at UT Austin comprise Commencement, Bevo Blvd., Smokey’s Midway, Gone to Texas, and many more. All contractors hired to perform work on UT Austin campus for construction projects, special services and events are expected to follow OSHA regulations as well as industry best practices.

Special Services and Events