Table of Contents

I. Management Policy Statement
Management Policy Statement on Safety
II. Assignment of Safety Responsibility
A.  President and Executive Staff
B.  University Safety Officer
C.  Superintendent of Maintenance
D.  University Deans
E.  Supervisors
F.  Instructors
G.  Employees
III. Elements of General Safety Plan
General Safety Program
IV. Safety Rules
Safety Rules (Listed)
V. Safety Meetings
A.  University Safety Committee
B.  Campus Safety Committee
C.  Supervisors
Suggested Procedures
Safety Meeting Report Form
VI. Training
Procedure for Setting Up a Training Program
Steps in Conducting Employee Safety Training
Safety Training for Supervisors
VII. Safety Inspections
Work/Construction Areas
Grounds/Common Areas
Central Receiving
Offices and Classrooms
Management Instruction
Scope and Applicability
Laboratory Inspection Report
Building Inspection Report
Greenhouse and Grounds Report
VIII. Accident Investigation
A.  Occupational Injury or Disease
B.  Accident Investigations
C.  Job Safety Analysis
D.  Instructions for Completing Accident Investigation Form
E.  Sample Procedure for Job Safety Analysis
F.  Job Safety Analysis Procedure
G. Use of ob Safety Analysis
H.  Record Keeping
IX. Required Records
List of Required Records
X. Infection Control Program
A.  Exposure Determination
B.  Control Methods
C.  HBV Vaccination
D.  Medical (Post Exposure Evaluation and Follow Up)
E.  Infectious Waste Disposal
F.  Tags, Labels, and Bags
G.  Housekeeping Practices
H.  Laundry Practices
I.  Training and Education of Faculty, Staff, and Students
J.  Biohazard Incidents
K.  Recordkeeping
XI. First Aid
Requirement for First Aid
Requirements for a Medical Emergency
XII. Emergency Preparedness
A.  Components of the Program
B.  Procedures for Handling Specific Emergency Situations
XIII. Control of Hazardous Materials
Management Instructions
XIV. Driver Safety Program
A.  Driver Authorization
B.  Driver Training
C.  Accident Reports
D.  Audit of Driver Safety Program
E.  Definitions
F.  Background
G.  General Provisions
H. Criteria for Driver Authorization
I.  Class of Vehicles
J.  Accident Reports
K.  Responsibilities
XV. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
A.  Introduction
B.  Standards
C.  Purpose
D.  Hearing Protection
E.  General Requirements
F.  Eye and Face Protection
G.  Respiratory Protection
H.  Head Protection
I.  Foot Protection
J.  Hand Protection
K.  Hazard Assessment
L.  Training
XVI. Lockout/Tagout Program
A.  Purpose and Scope
B.  Definitions
C.  Authorization/Responsibility
D.  Rules
E.  Lockout Procedures and Techniques
F.  Removal of Lockout Devices
G.  Additional Requirements
H.  Record-keeping
Lockout/Tagout Inspection Form
XVII. Boiler and Machinery
A.  Components of Boiler/Machinery Loss Control Maintenance Program
B.  Audits and Recordkeeping
C.  Responsibility
D.  Additional Information for Compliance Contact
XVIII. Confined Spaces Entry Program
A.  Purpose
B.  Program
C.  Recognition of Confined Space
D.  Hazard Assessment
E.  Atmospheric Hazards
F.  Associated Hazards
G.  Site Assessment
H.  Safe Non-Permit Space Entry Operation
I.  Training
Confined Space Checklist
XIX. Water Vessel Safety Program
A.  Purpose
B.  Applicability
C.  Components of Nicholls State University Water Vessel Program
D.  High Risk Operators
E.  Operator Training
F.  Accident Reports
G.  General Responsibilities
H.  Vehicle Safety (including trailers)
I.  Vessel Safety
J.  Fire Safety
K.  Personal Safety
Safety Rules
Monthly Boater Safety Inspection
XX. Safety Audits
A.  Procedures for Audit
B.  Appeal of Audit Findings