Accidental Spill Prevention Plan (ASPP)
This plan briefly outlines the steps BYU-Idaho is taking to ensure that hazardous materials do not enter the cities wastewater system.
Asbestos Compliance Policy
The primary purpose of this plan is to ensure that BYU-Idaho employees, students, and visitors are protected from asbestos hazards and that applicable asbestos regulatory requirements are followed.
Bloodborne Pathogen Policy
The purpose of this Exposure Control Plan is to reduce the probability of college employees contracting serious illness due to pathogenic microorganisms while working at BYU-Idaho or participating in academic or volunteer programs associated with the university.
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Bicycle and Sidewalk Safety Policy
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines on use of sidewalks by other than pedestrian traffic and to establish a safe environment for pedestrians while allowing for necessary operation of vehicles, bicycles, and scooters on campus sidewalks. It is not written to discourage the use of bicycles on campus but to ensure the safety of the pedestrian.
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Campus Snow Policy
Due to winter snow conditions, Rexburg City and BYU-Idaho have set rules for parking on the streets and parking lots.
Chemical Hygiene Plan
The Chemical Hygiene Program is intended to set forth generally accepted procedures and practices for working in laboratories.
Confined Space Entry Policy
The Permit Required Confined Space Entry program is implemented as institutional policy.
Drone Use Policy and Request Form
This form is required for using a drone anywhere on BYU-Idaho property.
Electrical Safety Program
This policy is intended to establish safety requirements for University faculty, staff, students, and contractors who may work with or near electrically energized equipment during the course of normal activities, including the service and repair of electrical equipment. Separate lockout / tag out and confined space entry policies are already in place in connection with this policy.
Ergonomics Safety Plan
Poor body position, workstation arrangements, and work habits can lead to physical injury and/or loss of mobility.
Experimental Rocket Motor Safety
The competition rocket program is a well-organized, safe, and legal activity under the laws and regulations of the Federal Government. There are, however, significant limitations and conditions on the activity which every member of the rocket team must understand and follow. Strict compliance with the law and cooperation with the university safety office has been a hallmark of the team towards a safe and successful launch.
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Fall Protection Plan
BYU-Idaho is committed to providing a safe and healthful workplace, and in compliance with OSHA safety standards (29 CFR 1926.500-503), the Fall Protection Plan has been implemented as institutional policy.
First Aid Kits in the Offices
First aid kits strategically placed about the campus are solely provided for basic first aid treatment and are not meant to replace the care or treatment from a qualified medical professional.
Hazard Communication Program
The purpose of the Hazard Communication Program is to educate and inform BYU-Idaho employees of the chemical substances that may be encountered in their daily operations. This program is in compliance with OSHA regulations, 29 CFR 1910.1200 requiring the establishment of this program.
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Hazardous Waste Management
BYU-Idaho has developed this program to handle hazardous wastes at various campus sites, as they may pose significant safety and health risks to students and employees, if not handled properly.
Hearing Conservation Program
The HCP is designed to achieve regulatory compliance and to provide a means for employees to be better informed about and protected from excessive noise levels and hearing loss.
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Hot Work Policy
This policy applies to all BYU-Idaho personnel and contractors engaged in the operation of hot work as defined.
To establish the requirement and responsibilities for routine housekeeping to ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean manner and present an acceptable appearance.
Lightning Safety Protocol
This policy provides guidance for protective measures to be followed in the event of an electrical storm. It is especially important for those participating in any outdoor activity.
Lockout / Tagout Policy
The purpose of the Lockout/Tagout program at BYU-Idaho is to ensure that no injury to personnel, or property damage, occurs if an energy source is improperly or accidentally energized or opened.
There are as many potential hazards created by moving machine parts as there are types of machines.
Personal Protective Equipment
This policy applies to all employees who by nature of their job function have the potential to be exposed or come into contact with chemical, physical, radiological or biological hazards which by this exposure can cause illness, injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body.
Respiratory Protection Program
The primary objective of this program is to prevent respiratory injury due to environmental contamination.
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Return to Work Policy
The Return to Work program is in conjunction with the Workers' Comp program. When an employee is injured, and before that employee can return to work, the medical practitioner is required to complete a form stating what the employee can due during the healing process time. This form is given to the supervisor and the Safety Office. Good efforts are given to provide the employee work that is within the guidelines provided by the medical practitioner, including, but not limited to, light-duty or job transfer, if available.
Every effort is made to ensure that the employee does not come back too soon, and jeopardize the healing and health.
This policy clarifies the university's position on space heater use.
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures
Plan required by DEQ for the fuels and oils stored in bulk on campus.
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University Fire Alarm Policy
Procedures to follow in the event of a fire on BYU-Idaho campus.
University Vehicle Operation Safety Policy
This policy applies to all university-owned or leased vehicle operators, including operation of a private vehicle while on university business. This policy includes hands-free cell phone use.
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Used Oil Program
BYU-Idaho has developed this program to properly handle used oil at various campus sites.