Safety Meetings

1st Quarter 2020 – Bloodborne 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.  In addition, it is required that the university provides training to all employees once every five …

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4th Quarter 2019 – Emergency Evacuation – In Case of Fire

The U.S. Fire Administration reports that approximately 111,000 fires occurred in non-residential buildings in 2017, resulting in 95 fatalities, 1200 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 …

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1st Quarter 2019 – Lockout / Tagout Affected Employees

Lockout/Tagout Affected Employee Training   What is Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)? Practices and procedures designed specifically to safeguard employees from unexpected energizing or starting of machines and equipment, or accidental release of hazardous energy. Affected Employee Vs. Authorized Employee: Affected Employee: One whose job requires them to operate/use or be in the area of machinery or equipment …

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3rd Quarter 2018 – Drug-Free Workplace Policy

5.3.7 Drug–Free Workplace Policy and Related     Laws Nicholls State University is committed to a safe and drug–free campus for employees, students, and visitors. Therefore, the University is opposed to the use and abuse of alcohol and any other drug for any purpose other than legitimate use. Employees must adhere to this workplace policy as well …

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2nd Quarter 2018 – Disability Awareness and Etiquette

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure …

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