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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 […]

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 […]

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