Forms, Policies & Procedures

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Forms, Policies and Procedures (48 Policies Entries)
Policy: General Counsel
Abandoned, Found, Removed, or Unclaimed Property
Policy: General Counsel

Abandoned, Found, Removed, or Unclaimed Property

  1. PURPOSE
    To establish a uniform and consistent policy for the retention, accounting, and disposition of abandoned, found, removed, or unclaimed property.
  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    A University employee finding, coming into possession of, or removing abandoned, lost, or unclaimed property shall forward these item(s) either to the Department of Public Safety or an appropriate authority* within or nearest the facility in which the item was located.

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Campus and Public Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): Jul-33

ORIGINATION DATE: October 11, 1988

REVISION DATE(S): 1-Mar-96

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51572

Policy: General Counsel
Alarms and Security Monitoring Systems
Policy: General Counsel

Alarms and Security Monitoring Systems

  1. PURPOSE
    To establish a review and approval procedure governing the design, selection, purchase and installation of any intrusion alarms and other security monitoring systems to ensure maximum system compatibility and effectiveness.

  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    Any person or unit of the University considering the purchase or installation of an intrusion alarm or security monitoring system on the University premises must consult with and receive prior approval from the Director of Public Safety or his designee.

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Campus and Public Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 28-Jul

ORIGINATION DATE: October 2, 1985

REVISION DATE(S): 1-Apr-96

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51591

Policy: General Counsel
Ambulance Service for University Employees
Policy: General Counsel

Ambulance Service for University Employees

  1. PURPOSE
    To assist in providing immediate medical attention for University employees who are injured or require medical attention while at work.
  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    When an employee is injured at work or is suffering from an ailment that in the exercise of good judgment requires emergency first aid or examination/treatment by a physician, the employee, the supervisor, or someone else who is present should immediately call 911. Outside of the Newark Campus, contact should also be made with Public Safety at 831-2222 (or 645-4333 in Southern Delaware).

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Campus and Public Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 5-Jul

ORIGINATION DATE: March 1, 1996

REVISION DATE(S): December 2000; July 1, 2005

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51573

Policy: General Counsel
Asbestos Management
Policy: General Counsel

Asbestos Management

  1. PURPOSE
    To ensure that asbestos exposures of all University personnel, students, guests, visitors and contract personnel are minimized by assuring that all activities that may impact, disturb or dislodge asbestos containing materials and all building conditions that could allow exposure to asbestos fibers are conducted and abated, respectively, in a manner consistent with established safety practices.

For further information or copies of the Asbestos Management Plan, please contact Environmental Health and Safety, ext 8475.

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Environmental Health and Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): Jul-42

ORIGINATION DATE: June 26, 1996

REVISION DATE(S): 13-Jan-06

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51574

Policy: Environmental Health and Safety
Biosafety Program
Policy: Environmental Health and Safety

Biosafety Program

The University’s Biosafety program is established to protect individuals from exposure to biohazards through the application of administrative and engineering controls. The program is managed by the Biosafety Officer and has oversight by the University Biosafety Committee. The program is described in the various subject areas listed below:

BIOLOGICAL PROGRAMS

BIOSAFETY RESOURCES

Any Biosafety issues may be addressed to Krista Murray or call 831-1433.

The complete policy and more can be found on the Environmental Health and Safety’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Environmental Health & Safety

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Environmental Health & Safety

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51535

Policy: General Counsel
Bloodborne Pathogens
Policy: General Counsel

Bloodborne Pathogens

  1. PURPOSE
    To protect workers from the risks of being occupationally infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B virus, or other bloodborne pathogens and to implement the OSHA Standard 29 CFR Section 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens.
  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    This policy applies to all University personnel, employees, students and visitors, who are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of their University sponsored activities.

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Environmental Health and Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 31-Jul

ORIGINATION DATE: August 29, 1988

REVISION DATE(S): 15-Mar-94

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51537

Policy: Environmental Health and Safety
Bloodborne Pathogens Program
Policy: Environmental Health and Safety

Bloodborne Pathogens Program

The University of Delaware’s Bloodborne Pathogens Program was established in 1993 to protect workers who are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials in the workplace. It is designed to provide compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. The program requires registration with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.

Questions regarding bloodborne pathogens issues may be addressed to EHS or call 831-8475.

The complete policy and more can be found on the Environmental Health and Safety’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Environmental Health & Safety

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Environmental Health and Safety

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51536

Policy: General Counsel
Building Floor Loading
Policy: General Counsel

Building Floor Loading

  1. PURPOSE
    To develop safety procedures to be followed to insure that structural design of building floors are not exceeded to the point of collapse.
  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    It shall be the policy of the University not to exceed the assigned permissible floor loadings of any building as established by Facilities Planning and Construction.

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 20-Jul

ORIGINATION DATE: September 15, 1977

REVISION DATE(S): June 5, 1989; March 1, 1996; July 1, 2005

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51575

Policy: General Counsel
Campus Injuries and Illnesses
Policy: General Counsel

Campus Injuries and Illnesses

  1. PURPOSE
    To outline the appropriate action to be followed when a University employee, visitor or student is involved in a campus injury or illness.
  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    1. Notification
      University employees and students must notify their immediate supervisor of all campus injuries or illnesses as soon as possible. Persons responsible for visitors shall report campus injuries or illnesses whenever possible.  Injuries or Illnesses which result in medical expenses for these non-University employees (students and visitors) should be submitted through their personal insurance or Student Health Insurance.
    2. Immediate Medical Attention
      If immediate medical attention is required, injured or ill persons should be transported to the nearest emergency health care facility. Serious or nonroutine medical injuries should be directly referred to Christiana Hospital. This should be accomplished by arranging for emergency transport by calling:
      Newark Campus: Public Safety 911
      All other Campuses: call 9-911
    3. Routine Medical Attention
      For illnesses or injuries that do not require immediate medical attention but do warrant medical consultation, the following options are available:

      The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

       

      Policy Details:

      OWNER: Executive Vice President

      SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

      RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Environmental Health and Safety

      POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 3-Jul

      ORIGINATION DATE: April 15, 1975

      REVISION DATE(S): June 5, 1989; June, 1999; January 9, 2006; February 17, 2006; February 10, 2014

      Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51577

Policy: Environmental Health and Safety
Chemical Hygiene Program
Policy: Environmental Health and Safety

Chemical Hygiene Program

The University of Delaware is committed to providing a safe working environment for its faculty, staff, students and visitors. The goal of the University’s Chemical Hygiene Program is to minimize the risk of injury or illness by ensuring that University personnel have the training, information, support and equipment needed to work safely in the laboratory.

The University Chemical Hygiene Committee facilitates the implementation of the program through the Department of Environmental Health and Safety and develops and maintains the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan.

SPILL AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROCEDURES:

Any questions or concerns related to the Chemical Hygiene Plan should be addressed to the Chemical Hygiene Officer at dehsafety@udel.edu or call 302-831-8475.

The complete policy and more can be found on the Environmental Health and Safety’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Environmental Health & Safety

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Environmental Health & Safety

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51522

Policy: General Counsel
Confined Space Entry
Policy: General Counsel

Confined Space Entry

  1. PURPOSE
    To ensure all activities requiring entry into a confined space are conducted in a manner consistent with established safety procedures so as to minimize risk to workers.
  2. SCOPE OF POLICY
    1. No person shall enter a confined space except with the approval of or in accordance with procedures established by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.
    2. Confined Space Entry Permits shall be completed in accordance with the established procedures and filed with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.
    3. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety may evaluate confined spaces and shall audit all confined space activities.
    4. Contractors and Subcontractors shall be subject to this policy.

For a copy of the confined space procedures or more information regarding this policy, contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (ext. 8475).

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Environmental Health and Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): Jul-36

ORIGINATION DATE: June 5, 1989

REVISION DATE(S): 1-May-96

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51589

Policy: General Counsel
Control of Biohazards in Research and Education
Policy: General Counsel

Control of Biohazards in Research and Education

  1. PURPOSE
    To ensure all activities related to the use of biological materials are conducted in a safe manner as well as in compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and University regulations.
  2. POLICY
    No person shall purchase, receive, possess, use, transfer, or dispose of any biological materials except with the approval of and in accordance with procedures established by the University Biosafety Committee and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety. Certain work outlined in the Biosafety Manual will require the approval of these organizations.

    For more information regarding the University Biosafety program and to access the University Biosafety Manual or contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (ext. 8475).

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.

 

Policy Details:

OWNER: Executive Vice President

SECTION: Campus Safety and Security Policies

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Office of Environmental Health and Safety

POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 7-19

ORIGINATION DATE: September 15, 1977

REVISION DATE(S): June 5, 1989; January 12, 1999; March 27, 2003; May 8, 2003; February 10, 2014

Policy Source Email https://research.udel.edu/forms-policies-procedures/?entry=51517

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Phone: (302) 831-2792

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Phone: (302) 831-2136
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