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  • 1. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Safety Procedures
  • 2. Safety Committee These procedures were developed by the Linscheid Library Safety Committee. The following procedures have been approved by the librarians and all relevant administrators. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 3. Emergency Kit Locations Break Room Circulation LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 4. Emergency Kits • Nitrile gloves • Triple antibiotic ointment • Allergy relief medication • Alcohol swabs • Eye bandage • Gauze • Survival wrap • Burn gel • Tweezers • Bandages, assorted sizes and types • Hot/cold pack • Whistle • Flashlight • Face mask • Work gloves • Water • Safety Procedures LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 5. Fire Extinguishers 4th Floor • Beside main elevator • By bathrooms • Near storage closet 3rd Floor • Across from Circulation Desk • By bathrooms • Near storage closet 2nd Floor • Beside main elevator • By bathrooms • Hallway to annex • Media Services front desk (annex) 1st Floor (annex) • By bathrooms LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 6. Emergency Exits In addition to the standard exits (3rd floor and 1st floor), the following are also emergency exits: 4th Floor • NE corner (1)—by bathrooms 3rd Floor • N wall (2)—by Music Listening Area and bathrooms 2nd Floor • NE corner (1)—by bathrooms • W doors off of Student Lounge 1st Floor Annex • W door LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 7. Calling the Police • 911 dispatches the first responder. For situations involving physical danger, call 911. • For non-emergency situations, call Campus Police at extension 555. • Let your supervisor and the Dean know if you call the police. • A full-time employee should record any incidents in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 8. Incident Log • Full-time library employees are responsible for recording incidents in an electronic Incident Log on the K: Drive. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 9. Designated Individuals • When library-wide action needs to be taken, the designated individuals list outlines the order in which people assume command. • The designated individuals list can be found in the Safety Procedures packet which is located at each student work station, supervisor desk, and emergency kit. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 10. Accidents • Health Services employees are only able to treat minor injuries in their office. • Your supervisor will notify the Dean and Employment Services if an employee gets seriously hurt on the job. • Don’t hesitate to call 911. Better safe than sorry! • Let your supervisor and the Dean know if you call the police. • A full-time library employee will record any serious accidents in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 11. InappropriateVerbal Behavior LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 12. InappropriateVerbal Behavior Harassing, threatening, or intimidating language Examples: • Harassment: Comments of a sexual nature • Threats:“You’ll be sorry if you don’t waive my fines.” • Insults: Racial slurs or sexuality-based put- downs LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 13. What ShouldWe Do? LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 14. InappropriateVerbal Behavior Procedures: 1. Tell them comments are inappropriate and ask them to stop. 2. If they don’t stop, ask them to leave and advise that the police will be called if they don’t comply. 3. Student assistants should make their supervisor aware of all incidents. 4. A full-time library employee should make an entry in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 15. Inappropriate Physical Behavior LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 16. Inappropriate Physical Behavior Harassing, threatening, intimidating, or sexually based behavior Examples: • Hitting, kicking, punching, biting • Invasion of personal space with an intent to intimidate • Any public display of affection beyond brief hugs or kisses • Sexually-suggestive gestures LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 17. Inappropriate Physical Behavior Procedures for Addressing Hitting, Kicking, Punching, or Physical Intimidation: 1. If the physical safety of you or others is in danger, call 911 immediately. 2. Inform the involved patron(s) that the police have been called. 3. Student assistants should make their supervisor aware of all incidents. 4. A full-time library employee should make an entry in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 18. Inappropriate Physical Behavior Procedures for Addressing Sexually-Suggestive Gestures or Behavior Beyond Hugs or Kisses: 1. Student assistants should inform a full-time library employee about the situation. 2. If a full-time employee is not available, student assistants should call Campus Police and then make their supervisor aware of all incidents as soon as possible. 3. If two full-time employees are available, they should ask the patrons to stop. 4. If the behavior persists, the staff members may choose to call Campus Police. 5. A full-time library employee should make an entry in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 19. Theft All exits, including the security gates and the emergency exits, should be monitored for theft. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 20. Theft Procedures forTheft of Personal Property: 1. Student assistants should make their supervisor or another full-time employee aware of the theft. 2. If a full-time employee is not available, the student assistant should call Campus Police. 3. A full-time employee should make an entry in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 21. Theft Procedures for Theft of Library Property: 1. When emergency exit doors or security gates are activated, ask the patron if they have any materials that need to be checked out. 2. A full-time employee may fill out a Library Security Log Form for repeat offenders and forward this to Campus Police and/or the Dean of Students as appropriate. 3. A full-time employee should make an entry in the Incident Log. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 22. • The designated individual will notify you when you should take shelter. • Circulation student assistants will place signs on the front door, at the Circulation Desk, and at the top of the stairs alerting people that we have taken shelter. • Grab your department’s emergency kit, if applicable. • As time permits, direct people in your area to the shelters. LINSCHEIDLIBRARY Tornado
  • 23. Tornado LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 24. Tornado Shelters 2nd Floor Stairwell Break Room LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 25. Medical emergencies are injuries or illnesses that require treatment beyond basic first aid. Situations requiring basic first aid may be handled in-house, but don’t hesitate to call 911. Medical Emergency LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 26. General Medical Emergency Procedures: 1. Involve a full-time library employee as quickly as possible. 2. Call 911 or instruct someone else to do so. 3. Be prepared to give the dispatcher info about the victim and the situation. Don’t hang up until you are told to do so. 4. Let the victim and the designated individual know that 911 has been called. 5. Don’t move the victim and only begin CPR if you are fully trained. 6. Staff should make an entry in the Incident Log. Medical Emergency LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 27. Electrical Shock Medical Emergency Procedures: 1. Involve a full-time library employee as quickly as possible. 2. Call 911 or instruct someone else to do so. 3. Be prepared to give the dispatcher info about the victim and the situation. Don’t hang up until you are told to do so. 4. Let the victim and the designated individual know that 911 has been called. 5. Don’t touch the victim unless you are certain that the electrical source has been disconnected. 6. Staff should make an entry in the Incident Log. Medical Emergency LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 28. Utility failures include instances in which electricity or gas is not available or cannot be utilized in a safe manner. Tips: • Remain calm. • If a gas leak is suspected, limit sources of ignition, including turning on and off electronic devices. • Don’t touch live wires. • Emergency lighting will only last a limited amount of time. Utility Failure LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 29. Procedures: 1. Involve a full-time library employee as quickly as possible. 2. Notify the designated individual. If the situation is immediately dangerous, lead all individuals to a secure location first. 3. The designated individual will evaluate the severity of the situation to determine who should be called. 4. Staff should make an entry in the Incident Log. Utility Failure LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 30. Possible flooding sources include plumbing failures and roof, ceiling, or window leaks. Flood LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 31. Procedures: 1. Involve a full-time library employee as quickly as possible. 2. Notify the designated individual.They will decide whether to call the Campus Police or the Physical Plant. 3. If possible, safeguard any library property that is in danger of being damaged. – Cover library materials with plastic sheeting.The plastic sheeting can be found in the 3rd floor janitorial closet which is located to the right of the copiers. – Relocate any easily-moved furniture to a dry area. 4. Staff should make an entry in the Incident Log. Flood LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 32. An elevator emergency is defined as a situation where at least one person is trapped in an elevator. Elevator Emergency LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 33. Procedures: 1. Keeping in mind that it is best not to leave the vicinity of the elevator while a person is trapped inside, student assistants faced with elevator emergencies should involve a full-time library employee as quickly as possible. 2. If possible, send one person to notify the designated individual while another person stays near the trapped individual. 3. Try to keep the trapped person engaged in conversation and calm until assistance arrives. 4. Staff should make an entry in the Incident Log. Elevator Emergency LINSCHEIDLIBRARY
  • 34. Don’t be a fool,use your safety tools! • Remain calm • We have a plan • We have the tools • We are ready You can access the procedures online from the Policies tab of the Library Employees page! LINSCHEIDLIBRARY

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