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Annual Self Audit

Purpose An annual self-audit is a systematic, documented, objective review by University personnel of its operations and practices related to the meeting of the requirements of the Louisiana Office of Risk Management to provide its faculty, staff, and visitors an environment free from hazards likely to cause injury, illness, or property damage. Responsibility Overall responsibility…

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Proximity Threats

Purpose To define appropriate actions and responses to proximity threats that may occur near the University campus. Definition Proximity threats are those threats that occur near the University and can cause damage to property at the University or injury/death to people on the University campus     Examples of proximity threats include, but are not…

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Fire Drill Procedure

Purpose To ready building occupants for the exiting of a building during a fire or related building emergency. Fire drills will be used as an avenue to:   Assess the occupants’ knowledge of drill procedures, location of fire exits, and the sound of the fire alarm.   Identify problems with fire alarm components.   Monitor…

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Crisis Intervention

Purpose To define the appropriate actions and responses to various crisis situations that may occur on the University campus. Responsibility Any individual that witnesses a potential crisis situation shall contact University Police.   University Police will be contacted for all crisis situations.   Be prepared to provide the following information:   Your name, location, and…

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Hazardous Material Incident

Purpose To eliminate the loss of life, minimize personal injury and reduce damage or loss of University property in the event of a hazardous material incident. Such incidents include, but are not limited to, chemical spills, biological spills, fuel storage emergency, natural gas leaks requiring the assistance of outside agencies and/or vendors to assist in…

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Natural Disaster

Purpose To set forth guidelines for both precautionary and protective measures to be taken when natural disasters threaten the University community. These weather related emergencies include disasters such as hurricanes, tornados, thunderstorms, flash floods, and the occasional hard freeze. Responsibility It is the responsibility of the President of McNeese State University to coordinate the overall…

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Biological, Chemical, Radiological Incident

Purpose  To supply guidance information necessary for making a preliminary assessment of a situation where a possible chemical, biological or radiological (CBR) incident is suspected. This information is general in nature, not all encompassing, and its applicability should be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by emergency responders.   When evaluating and taking action against a…

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Bomb Threat

Purpose To provide guidelines for handling a bomb threat to ensure that information can be accurately communicated to University Police in a timely manner.   Responsibility   Any individual that receives a bomb threat or has knowledge of a threat must contact University Police as soon as possible.   Guidelines   If you receive a…

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Bloodborne Pathogens

Purpose   The purpose of this exposure control plan is to eliminate or minimize employee occupational exposure to blood or other infectious body fluids.   Occupational exposure means reasonably anticipated contact with blood or infectious body fluids that may result from the performance of an employee’s job duties.   Other potentially infectious body fluids include…

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Medical / First Aid Program

General To provide basic medical / first aid services for individuals requiring immediate assessment and / or assistance while on McNeese State University campus. The Emergency Medical System (EMS) will be activated in all situations Responsibility Any person(s) recognizing a medical emergency is responsible to activate EMS by contacting University Police. Guidelines   Recognize medical…

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