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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 […]

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 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 and members of […]

5.3.7 Drug–Free Workplace Policy and Related Laws Policy Regarding Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Products detailed in the Code of Student Conduct. In conjunction with the National Drug–Free Workplace Act of 1988, all employees are notified that the illegal use, possession, dispensation, distribution, manufacture, or sale of controlled substances is prohibited when on official state business, […]

Slips, Trips and Falls Work-related slips, trips, and falls can frequently result in serious or even disabling injuries that im­pact an employee’s ability to do his or her job, often resulting in lost workdays or reduced productivity. FACTS: Falls often cause lost time from work. Over 540,000 slip-fall injuries, requiring hospital care, occur in the […]

October is National Fire Prevention Month. There are many things that we can do to improve our safety at work from a fire. The best way to prevent fires from occurring is by eliminating potential fire hazards. At work, potential hazards should be immediately reported to your supervisor or the Safety Department. In 2011, one […]

NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY 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 and members […]

Nicholls State University (Nicholls) is committed to maintaining an environment free from any type of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation including retaliation for whistle blowing. In furtherance of that commitment, Nicholls has adopted this policy forbidding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation of any kind against any applicant, employee, student, vender, or visitor of Nicholls. This policy forbids […]

Stress and mental health issues can affect safety in the workplace. Stress can lead to a decrease in focus, increased irritability, or other emotional disturbance, which can lead to minor or major accidents, sometimes resulting in physical injury. As a means of overall safety and accident prevention, we ask that you consider taking advantage of […]

The U.S. Fire Administration reports that 89,200 fires occurred in non-residential buildings in 2009, resulting in 90 fatalities, 1500 injuries, and over 2.7 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 […]

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