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    •  
      • The purpose of the safety program is to prevent or reduce
      • Accidents
      • Injuries
      • Losses of
        • Time & property
      • The UMHB Safety Manual is posted on Intranet
        • under “ Info & Policies ”
      UMHB Safety Manual
      • The Safety Manual:
      • Makes employee safety training mandatory
      • Establishes a Safety Committee
      • Requires accidents to be reported
      • Creates Building Coordinators for all buildings to
        • Assist with reporting
        • Assist during emergencies
          • Evacuations
          • Sheltering
      • Safety program components include:
      • STARS driver safety program
        • Required for all university vehicle drivers
      • Hazardous Waste Disposal program
        • Haz-Mats (chemicals, bulbs, ballasts & batteries)
        • Bio-hazards (needles & bandages)
      • Safety Training
        • Mandatory for all employees
      • Safety Surveys
        • All buildings annually
      • Sader Safety Bulletin
        • Published quarterly
        • Posted on the Risk Management site
      • The most common causes of workplace accidents include :
      • Slips, trips & falls and
      • Improper lifting techniques
      • To Prevent Accidents
      • Clean up spills (or block off the area)
      • Eliminate trip hazards
      • Keep work areas clean & orderly
      • Use approved step-stools or ladders only
        • Don’t use chairs or tables as ladders
      • Avoid use of open flames (no candles or heat-producing items)
      • Back Safety
      • Avoid picking up heavy loads below knees & above shoulders
      • Proper lifting techniques:
      • Stand close to load - Squat & lift with legs
      • Bend at knees – not waist
      • Keep back straight & keep chin up during lift
      • Back Safety
      • Use available equipment to move loads
        • Dollies
        • Hand-trucks
      • Electrical Safety
      • Use single surge protected power strips (1 per outlet)
        • Avoid use of multiple power strips
          • i.e. don’t “daisy chain” strips together
      • Avoid use of extension cords (as a permanent supply)
        • If a temporary extension cord is necessary, use grounded (3 prong) cords only
        • No “two-wire” un-grounded cords
      • Report electrical problems
      • to Facilities Services (ext. 4586)
      • Prohibited items include;
      • Illegal knives (blades >5½ in.)
      • Firearms ( including licensed-to-carry)
      • Vehicle Types
      • Carts & Utility vehicles
      • Licensed vehicles
      • Sedans
      • Pickup trucks
      • Vans (mini-vans & 15 passenger)
      • Vehicle Operators must
      • be 21 years of age
      • possess a valid driver’s license
      • be qualified to drive UMHB vehicles
        • complete the STARS Program
      • never use electronic devices while driving
      • ensure that all occupants use seat belts at all times
        • on campus & off campus
      • Cart Operators must
      • be 18 years of age
      • possess a valid driver’s license
      • Students – must be trained by Supervisors
        • using the “Student Cart Authorization” form
        • posted on the Risk Management site
      • Emergency Sirens:
      • Two locations :
        • At 10 th Ave. and College Street
        • On Parker Dr. (behind McLane Hall)
      • Activated for various events including:
        • Hazardous materials incident
        • Tornado warning
        • Shooter in vicinity
      • When the sirens are activated everyone should
        • SHELTER-IN-PLACE
        • Check UMHB intranet and/or website
        • Check for phone messages (emergency notification system)
      • Shelter-in-Place means
      • Get everyone inside immediately
      • Close windows & doors
      • Remain sheltered
        • evacuate only if and when ordered to do so
        • by an “Authority” (i.e. Fire and/or Police)
      • Bomb Threat
      • If possible - complete Bomb Threat form
        • found in the Safety Manual 6.0 Appendix
      • Notify Campus Police at ext. 5555
      • Campus Police will
        • investigate & request appropriate assistance (i.e. bomb squad) &
        • evacuate affected areas as deemed necessary
      • Tornado
      • Watch – conditions are favorable for tornadic activity.
        • Police will monitor weather reports
        • Employees should be prepared to shelter
      • Warning – tornado sighted or detected in area.
      • Notification
        • Emergency sirens
        • Phone, Email, Internet, Intranet, etc.
      • Response
        • Shelter-in-Place utilizing
          • Interior rooms w/o windows
          • On the lowest floor of buildings
      • Workplace Violence – if you encounter an aggressive individual;
      • Remain calm
      • Report the incident
        • Supervisor / Dept. Head
        • Campus Police
      • Evacuate
        • if necessary
        • if possible
        • if prudent
      • If you hear weapons fire or if you’re advised of a suspect with a weapon you should;
      • Shelter-in-Place
        • Lock and/or barricade doors
        • Get everyone out of sight
      • Report to UMHB Police – 5555 (and/or 911).
      • Remain sheltered until directed otherwise by law enforcement.
      • For additional information contact the
      • UMHB Campus Police
      • Haz-Com is required by State & Federal Regulations
      • State – HSC 502
      • Federal – OSHA 29 CFR 1910
      • Commonly known as the “Right to Know Law”
      • Employees must be;
        • Informed about hazardous materials they use and
        • Trained regarding the proper use of those materials.
    • Labeling – haz-mats must be labeled with their Identity & Hazards . Hazard Labels – color coded & rated. Red = Fire Blue = Health Yellow = Reactivity or Instability White = Specific hazard (i.e. COR, ACID, etc.) Ratings - 0 to 4 0 = no hazard 1 = slight 2 = moderate 3 = serious 4=extreme hazard
      • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS )
      • Are required for each hazardous product
      • Must be in readily accessible location
      • Consult the MSDS to determine:
        • Fire hazards (flammability)
        • Health hazards
        • PPE (personal protective equipment)
      • Hazardous materials must be properly stored
      • flammable cabinets or
      • type-specific cabinets (i.e. acids, corrosives, etc.)
      • Always use proper PPE:
      • Eyes & Face
        • safety glasses, goggles, shields
      • Hands – gloves
      • Body - aprons
      • Footwear
        • closed-toe
        • steel-toe
      • Hearing
        • plugs and/or muffs
      • Respiratory
        • paper filters – dust
      • Emergency Response:
      • Administer first aid (if trained)
        • Control bleeding
        • Perform CPR (if trained)
      • Use an AED if necessary (if trained)
        • AED – automatic external defibrillator (if trained)
          • Eight (8) AEDs on campus:
            • Campus Police (2 – in patrol vehicles)
            • Mayborn Campus Center front desk (1)
            • Mayborn Athletics Rm. 1115 (1)
            • Athletics – Field House (2)
            • Mabee – Health Center (1)
            • Sanderford – Risk Mgmt. (1)
      • Observe Universal Precautions
      • First Aid, CPR & AED training available via Health Services – ext. 4623
      • Universal Precautions - U.P.
      • UP is an approach to infection control – states that
        • All human blood & tissue is potentially infectious
        • May contain HIB, HIV, or other blood-borne pathogens
      • Avoid exposure
        • Use available PPE (gloves, face shields, etc.)
      • Avoid contact with
        • Infectious materials (i.e. blood, body fluids)
        • Sharps (needles)
      • If exposed wash thoroughly with soap & water
        • Always report exposures – to Supervisor, H.R. and/or Risk Mgmt.
      • Don’t clean blood and/or body fluids
        • Contact Housekeeping (Service Solutions) .
        • Housekeeping has the equipment and trained personnel to assist with this task.
      • UMHB buildings are equipped with a variety of fire safety equipment, including:
      • Fire alarms
      • Fire extinguishers
      • Emergency lighting
      • Exit signs
      Alarm Panels Pull Stations Sprinklers Heat & Smoke Detectors Exit Signage Horns & Strobes
      • Fire Alarms are “ local ” only
        • not monitored (by Police or 3 rd party)
        • not transmitted to 911
      • Alarms must be reported – call 5555 (and/or 911)
      • If a fire alarm is activated
        • All personnel must evacuate the building immediately
          • Evacuation is mandatory – per UMHB Policy and Fire Dept.
          • For all alarms (actual or false alarms)
        • Report to the designated “Emergency Assembly Point”
        • do not return to building until authorized by Campus Police
      • Remember to:
      • Keep exit paths, corridors & exit doors clear
      • Never use elevators during fire alarm events
      • Always maintain 18” clearance around fire sprinkler heads
      • Employees should know locations in work areas of;
      • Fire extinguishers
      • Fire alarm pull stations
        • Located at or near each exit
      • Emergency exits (primary & secondary)
      • Emergency Assembly Points
        • Safety Manual Sect. 6.0 Emergency Prep. Appendix
      • Areas of safe refuge
        • Protected stairwells (2 hr. protected enclosures)
        • Some stairwells contain “Rescue Notification Alarms”
          • With panels co-located with fire alarm panels
          • Alerts Police/Fire Rescue of personnel in stairwells
      • Workplace Prohibitions include:
      • Open Flames (i.e. candles)
      • Smoking
        • in all buildings, and
        • within 50 feet of buildings
      • Portable heaters
        • Unless approved by Facilities Services
      • Fire Response – remember RACE
      • R escue – evacuate all personnel
      • A larm – sound alarm / report to 5555 (and/or 911)
      • C ontain – close doors as you evacuate
      • E xtinguish – portable fire extinguisher
      • - only if you are trained
      • - only if fire is “small & manageable”
      • Fire Safety Tips:
      • – if you suspect fire on the other side of a door – test the door using back of the hand.
      • – if you encounter heat and/or smoke - “ stay low & go ” (any good air will be at floor level).
      • Fire Extinguisher – remember PASS
      • P ull – pull the pin
      • A im – aim nozzle at base of flame
      • S queeze – squeeze the handle
      • S weep – sweep nozzle across base of fire
      • Note: You must be within 4 to 8 feet of the fire for the fire extinguisher to be effective.
      • There are 10 Emergency Call Stations on campus:
      • Burt Hall - West side – in Quad
      • Davidson - East side parking area – 9th Ave.
      • Independence Village - Hardy Drive
      • Mabee Student Center - South side parking area - 9th Ave.
      • Mayborn Campus Ctr. - West parking area – University Dr.
      • Mayborn Campus Ctr. - @ Swimming Pool
      • Parker Academic Center - Parking area – front entrance
      • Remschel Hall - West side sidewalk – King St.
      • Sportsplex - Ballpark ramp entrance
      • Townsend Library - East side grounds – College St
      • To activate an Emergency Call Station
      • Push Red Button
      • Automatically notifies Campus Police
      • To activate the Courtesy Phone
      • push button to activate
      • dial extension number
      • push button to de-activate
      Push to Activate
      • The State of Texas requires that building occupants be notified of the presence of asbestos in the workplace.
      • Asbestos is – a mineral used 1900s to 1970s as insulation and fire retardant material.
      • Asbestos surveys have been conducted in all UMHB buildings to identify known and suspect Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM).
      • Asbestos is not a health hazard if in good condition and “non-friable”.
      • Asbestos is a health hazard if disturbed or becomes “ friable ” ( fibers released ).
        • If inhaled or ingested can cause asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma, etc.
      • Known or Suspect ACM locations
      • Burt Hall : basement pipe insulation & crawlspace debris
      • Davidson : floor tile (& black mastic)
      • Hardy : exterior riser insulation
      • Heard : 1’x1’ floor tile, 1’x1’ ceiling tile, crawlspace pipe insulation
      • Mabee Student Center : tank insulation
      • Presser : pipe insulation
      • Townsend Library : 9”x9” floor tile, pipe insulation
      • Walton Chapel : 1’x1’ ceiling tile, 1’x1’ floor tile
      • Wells Science : piping insulation, crawlspace debris
      • Report student associated threats/concerns to the UMHB STAT - S tudent T hreat A ssessment T eam .
      • Provides early intervention, support & response
      • Students w/disruptive, disturbed, distressed behaviors
      • Primary Contacts:
          • Ray Martin , AVP Student Dev./Dean of Students
          • Nate Williams , Dir. Counseling & Testing
          • Gary Sargent , Dir. Campus Police
      • Other Members : Dr. Weathersbee, Dr. Loutherback, Joy Muller, Donna Plank, Debbie Rosenberger, Susan Owens, Larry Pointer
      • My Campus/Student Life/STAT/On-line Report
      • Building / Equipment Issues
      • Report to Facilities Services – ext. 4586
      • Emergencies - fire & life-threatening
      • Call Campus Police at (295) 5555 (911 – if necessary)
      • Non-Emergency Security or Assistance
      • Call Campus Police – ext. 4587
      • Student Issues
      • Report to Dean of Students – ext. 4590
      • Safety issues
      • Report to Risk Management – ext. 8635
      • - will investigate to determine cause, and
      • - implement preventive measures
      • Complete the “Safety Quiz” to document your safety training.
      • Thanks for your participation!
      • Larry Pointer
      • Risk Management Director
    • Be a Safe Sader!