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The U.S. Fire Administration reports that 93,700 fires occurred in non-residential buildings in 2013, resulting in 65 fatalities, 1425 injuries, and over 2.4 billion in dollar loss.  The best way to prevent these deadly fires from occurring is by eliminating the possible fire hazards.  You are responsible for fire prevention at work for your safety […]

Hurricane Emergency Plan Introduction The purpose of the Nicholls State University Hurricane Emergency Plan is to provide a detailed summary of the steps deemed necessary to secure the university and protect property and lives in the event of an approaching hurricane. The plan is available to all university employees, students and members of the community […]

More than 54 million Americans have a disability. The Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA) of 1990 was conceived with the goal of integrating people with disabilities into all aspects of life, particularly the workplace and marketplace. Sensitivity towards people with disabilities is the spirit of the ADA and when we are disability aware and use disability etiquette, […]

Safety Rules Observe and follow all posted safety notices. The use of any tobacco product in any form is prohibited on all Nicholls State University properties including the main campus, Duhe Building, Chauvin Gardens, etc. No fighting or horseplay allowed in the work area or classroom. Know where fire extinguishers are located and how to […]

Blood Borne Pathogens Purpose The purpose of this training is to reduce or eliminate occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Rules and Regulations Office of Risk Management (ORM) Requirements – requires the university to develop a bloodborne pathogens plan. Also, it is required that the university provides training to all employees once […]

HURRICANE EMERGENCY PLAN Introduction The purpose of the Nicholls State University Hurricane Emergency Plan is to provide a detailed summary of the steps deemed necessary to secure the university and protect property and lives in the event of an approaching hurricane. The plan is available to all university employees, students and members of the community […]

NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY 2014 FIRE LOG   Resident Facilities Date Time Cause/Type of Fire # of Injuries Requiring Medical Treatment # of Deaths Related to Fire Property Damage in Dollars Case Number Millet Hall 2/4 3:31 PM Cooking/microwave 0 0 0 NA Ellender Hall 3/8 10:23 PM Cooking/cooking oil 0 0 0 2014-00071 Case Number: […]

Holiday Safety The holiday season can be a time of joy, but it can also be a very hectic time, which can put you at risk. Statistics have shown that the risk for accidents increases drastically during the holiday season. Below are some tips to help make your holiday a safe one at work and […]

Nicholls State University 2013 Annual Fire Safety Report Introduction: The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires institutions maintaining on-campus student housing to issue an annual fire safety report.  The Nicholls State University Environmental Health and Safety Department is responsible for creating the annual report.  The Environmental Health and Safety Department maintains the campus housing […]

 NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY 2013 FIRE LOG Resident Facilities Date Time Cause/Type of Fire # of Injuries Requiring Medical Treatment # of Deaths Related to Fire Property Damage in Dollars Case Number Case Number: No reported fire cases in 2013    

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