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REPORTS
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2012 Clery Fire Safety Report (PDF – 417 KB) 09/19/2013

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POLICIES
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Safety and Environmental Management (SEM) Policy (PDF – 174 KB) 11/28/2012
Safety and Environmental Management (SEM) Committee Charter (PDF – 74 KB) 06/09/2006
Occupational Health Medical Surveillance Program (PDF – 75 KB) 04/09/2013
Medical Testing – Pre-Employment Health and Safety Checklist (DOC – 94 KB)
This checklist is intended to determine and document what medical testing is required for an employee (classified by job title) during a post-offer, pre-employment physical.
12/01/2008
Medical Testing – Pre-Employment Health and Safety Checklist Guidance (PDF – 111 KB) 02/17/2011
Medical Testing – Supplemental Health and Safety Checklist (DOC – 90 KB)
This checklist is intended to determine and document what medical testing is required for an employee (classified by job title) as the result of a change in the employees duties.
12/01/2008
University of Maine System Policies (PDF – 78 KB) 03/03/2009
University of Maine System Board of Trustees (PDF – 37 KB) 01/13/2003
University of Maine System Administrative Practice Letter (APL) Safety and Environmental Management System (PDF – 74 KB) 08/18/2006

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SEM TRAINING
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Training Requirements Policy (PDF – 115 KB) 07/18/2007
Training Requirements Checklist (PDF – 115 KB) 04/01/2007
Training Roster (PDF – 53 KB) 03/06/2009
Department Annual Safety Training Checklist (DOC – 102 KB) 04/24/2007
Specialized Safety Training Record (PDF – 82 KB) 07/17/2006
Graduate Student Employee Training Requirements (PDF – 53 KB) 01/22/2008
Student Employee Training Requirements (PDF – 53 KB) 01/22/2008

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SELF-AUDITS
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Aerial Lift / Scissor Lift Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 57 KB) 04/07/2009
Bloodborne Pathogen Annual Self-Assessment Worksheet (PDF -124 KB) 10/08/2013
Computer Workstation Checklist (PDF – 115 KB) 03/08/2007
Confined Space Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 70 KB) 04/13/2009
Cranes, Hoists, and Slings Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 61 KB) 04/07/2009
General Safety Checklist (PDF – 86 KB) 03/08/2013
HAZCOM Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 59 KB) 03/04/2009
Lab Cleanout Checklist (PDF – 57 KB) 02/12/2008
Lab Safety Checklist (PDF – 98 KB) 09/01/2009
Ladder Inspection Checklist (PDF – 55 KB)
For portable step ladders.
03/05/2013
Lockout / Tagout Self-Audit Form (PDF – 82 KB) 02/22/2006
Machine Shop Safety Checklist (PDF – 86 KB) 03/07/2005
Pesticide Workers’ Checklist (PDF – 86 KB) 04/07/2008
Pesticide Workers’ Training Checklist (PDF – 66 KB) 07/28/2008
Regulatory Responsibilities Checklist (PDF – 98 KB) 10/28/2006
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Evaluation (PDF – 82 KB) 04/27/2005
Powered Industrial Truck Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 70 KB) 03/27/2013
Safety Training Requirements Checklist (PDF – 115 KB) 04/01/2007
Satellite Accumulation Area Checklist (PDF – 90 KB) 11/04/2004
Trenching and Excavation Safety Checklist (PDF – 74 KB) 08/01/2008
Universal Waste Inspection Checklist (PDF – 70 KB) 04/06/2007

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INCIDENTS
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Incident Reporting and Investigation Policy (PDF – 111 KB) 07/30/2012
Laboratory Cleanout Guidance Document (PDF – 70 KB) 02/12/2008
Lab Cleanout Checklist (PDF – 57 KB) 02/12/2008

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GENERAL HEALTH & SAFETY
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Asbestos—Contact the FM Safety Office at 581-3066 N/A
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plans (PDF – 127 KB) 03/15/2005
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Follow-up (PDF – 98 KB) 07/23/2013
Bloodborne Pathogens Program (PDF – 362 KB) 07/01/2014
Appendix B – HBV Vaccine Declination Form (PDF – 131 KB) 07/22/2013
Appendix C – Department Exposure Control Plan (PDF – 98 KB) 08/30/2009
Appendix D – Department Sharps Injury Log (PDF – 41 KB) 08/30/2009
Appendix E – Special Procedures for Laboratories with Infectious Human Pathogens (PDF – 56 KB) 07/01/2014
Appendix F – Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Incident Follow-up Guidelines (PDF – 93 KB) 08/30/2009
Computer Workstations Policy (PDF – 106 KB) 04/04/2005
Computer Workstation Checklist (PDF – 115 KB) 03/08/2007
Confined Space Program (PDF – 430 KB) 12/09/2011
Appendix B – Confined Space Entry Permit (PDF – 176 KB) 09/24/2004
Appendix C – Confined Space Emergency Rescue Services Notification (PDF – 74 KB) 10/15/2009
Appendix D – Confined Space Evaluation Form (DOC – 78 KB) 06/11/2004
Appendix J – Calibration / Bump Check Log (PDF –106 KB) 07/16/2009
Confined Space Emergency Rescue Services Notification Procedure (PDF – 86 KB) 10/23/2009
Confined Space Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 70 KB) 04/13/2009
Cranes and Hoists (PDF – 106 KB) 03/09/2007
Crane and Hoist Daily Inspection Form (PDF – 98 KB) 01/07/2005
Crane and Hoist Monthly Inspection Form (PDF – 102 KB) 01/07/2005
Cranes, Hoists, and Slings Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 61 KB) 04/07/2009
Dive Safety – Scientific Diving Program Summary (PDF – 102 KB) 08/30/2006
Dive Safety Program (a.k.a Standards for Scientific Diving Certification and Operation(PDF –356KB) 01/15/2013
Compressed Gas for Scuba Diving (PDF – 139 KB) 04/01/2009
Electrical Safety Policy (PDF – 115 KB) 07/05/2011
Emergency Response Contingency Plan Summary (PDF – 102 KB) 07/14/2005
Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) – Sample (DOC – 168 KB) 05/01/2009
Emergency Action Plans (PDF – 119 KB) 11/27/2006
Advanced Emergency Action Plan Handout (PDF – 54 KB) 03/31/05
Emergency Action Plan – Sample Classroom Announcement (PDF – 98 KB) 07/13/2004
Emergency Action Plan – Sample Department Plan (DOC – 26 KB) N/A
Emergency Action Plan Survey (DOC – 49 KB) 09/19/2003
Event Management (a.k.a. Security and Safety Requirements for University of Maine Events) (PDF – 223 KB) 03/11/2013
Event Manager Security/Safety Planning Form (DOC – 32 KB) 11/30/2012
Fall Protection Program (PDF – 233 KB) 06/30/2006
Aerial Lift / Scissor Lift Field Training Form (PDF – 123 KB) 06/09/2006
Fall Arrest Harness Training Form (PDF – 94 KB) 05/10/2006
Fieldwork Safety Plan (PDF – 131 KB) 04/09/2002
Fire Prevention Plan (PDF – 25 KB) 03/04/2004
Firewatch Requirements Guidance (PDF – 123 KB) 09/10/2008
First Aid Policy (PDF – 115 KB) 03/22/2005
Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools Policy (PDF – 66 KB) 03/19/2007
Ladder Use and Inspection Policy (PDF – 116 KB) 02/28/2013
Ladder Inspection Checklist (PDF – 55 KB)
For portable step ladders.
03/05/2013
Lockout Tagout Program Summary (PDF – 111 KB) 07/24/2012
Lockout Tagout Program (Zero Mechanical State) (PDF – 362 KB) 10/01/2012
Lockout / Tagout Self-Audit Form (PDF – 82 KB) 02/22/2006
Machine Shop Safety Policy (PDF – 106 KB) 03/19/2007
Machine Shop Safety Program (PDF – 101 KB) 12/30/2013
Platforms and Scaffolding (PDF – 82 KB) 06/09/2011
Powered Industrial Truck Policy (PDF – 147 KB) 04/13/2009
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Evaluation (PDF – 82 KB) 04/27/2005
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training Certification (PDF – 86 KB) 11/20/2003
Powered Industrial Truck Pre-use Checklist (PDF – 74 KB) 04/20/2005
Powered Industrial Truck Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 70 KB) 05/14/2009
Radiation Safety Program (PDF – 557 KB) 08/14/2013
Appendix A – Authorized Isotope User Application (DOC – 74 KB) 12/31/2009
Appendix A – Sealed Source Registration (PDF – 74 KB) 12/31/2010
Appendix A – Ionizing Radiation Producing Equipment Registration (PDF – 53 KB) 12/31/2009
Appendix A – Survey Meter Registration (PDF – 94 KB) 12/30/2010
Appendix C – Personal Dosimeter Application (PDF – 111 KB) 11/01/2010
Appendix D – Wipe Testing Procedure (PDF – 82 KB) 07/31/2009
Appendix E – Isotope Receipt Form (PDF – 74 KB) 12/31/2009
Appendix E – Radioisotope Receipt Utilization and Disposal Record (DOC – 115 KB) 12/31/2009
Appendix G – Request for Radioactive Waste Pick-up (DOC – 49 KB) 12/31/2009
Security in an Academic Environment (PDF – 102 KB) 11/29/2010
Stationary Machines and Stationary Power Tools (PDF – 98 KB) 03/19/2007
Theatre Production Process Design and Review Policy (PDF – 82 KB) 04/14/2009
Theatre Production Management of Change Approval Sheet (DOC – 61 KB) 04/07/2009
Theatre Production Process Design Review Sheet (DOC – 70 KB) 04/07/2009
Trenching and Excavation Safety Program (PDF – 233 KB) 11/25/2008
Appendix A – Dig Safe Law (PDF – 229 KB) 11/25/2008
Appendix B – Overhead High Voltage and Line Safety Act (PDF – 70 KB) 11/25/2008
Appendix C – Definitions (Included in Program) 11/25/2008
Appendix D – OSHA 1926 Subpart P Standard (PDF – 913 KB) 11/25/2008
Appendix E – Figures (PDF – 106 KB) 11/25/2008
Trenching and Excavation Inspection Log (PDF – 78 KB) 08/01/2008
Trenching and Excavation Notification Form (PDF – 78 KB) 08/01/2008
Trenching and Excavation Safety Checklist (PDF – 74 KB) 08/01/2008
Watercraft Operations Policy (PDF – 119 KB) 02/01/2005
Welding, Cutting and Brazing Policy (PDF – 135 KB) 03/09/2009
Hot Work Permit (PDF – 93 KB) 11/20/2013
Worker Protection for Lead Exposure (PDF – 74 KB) 11/05/1998
Worker Protection for Pesticide Exposure (PDF – 344 KB) 09/12/2008
Appendix A – 40 CFR Part 170 (PDF – 295 KB) 09/12/2008
Pesticide Worker’s Checklist (PDF – 86 KB) 04/07/2008

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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
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Hearing Conservation Program (PDF – 111 KB) 06/05/2005
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy (PDF – 94 KB) 04/01/2010
PPE Selection Guide (PDF – 135 KB) 07/27/2007
PPE Assessment Certification (PDF – 135 KB) 09/10/2003
Respiratory Protection Program (PDF – 193 KB) 11/30/2012
Appendix A – MF08034 – Respiratory Protection Voluntary Use Requirements (PDF – 70 KB) 11/28/2012
Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire (Cutler Health Center) (PDF – 49 KB) 11/28/2012

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
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Chemical Safety Policy (PDF – 119 KB) 11/27/2006
Chemical Hygiene Plan Guide (PDF - 172 KB) 10/03/2013
Chemical Hygiene Plan Training Checklist N/A
Chemical Inventories (PDF – 94 KB) 09/06/2000
Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Program (PDF – 227 KB) 10/03/2013
Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Program Guide (PDF – 168 KB) 04/17/2009
HAZCOM Self-Audit Checklist (PDF – 59 KB) 03/05/2009
HAZCOM Training Checklist (PDF – 84 KB) 10/03/2013
HAZCOM Training – Supervisor’s Lesson Plan (PDF – 376 KB) 10/03/2013
Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Guidance (PDF – 98 KB) 07/19/2013
Hazardous Material Shipping Requirements (PDF – 90 KB) 09/14/1999
Pollution Prevention Plan (PDF – 287 KB) 12/14/2011
Chemical Reuse Form (PDF – 82 KB) 01/28/2005

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ENVIRONMENTAL & WASTE MANAGEMENT
Document Title Revision
Biomedical Waste Management Policy (PDF – 115 KB) 02/25/1997
Biomedical Waste Management Plan (PDF – 106 KB) 01/22/2009
Biohazard Spill Cleanup Procedure (PDF – 61 KB) 01/22/2009
Biomedical Waste Guidance (Orono) (PDF – 86 KB) 01/22/2009
Biomedical Waste Guidance (Darling Marine Center) (PDF – 94 KB) 01/22/2009
H1N1 Trash Disposal Guidance (PDF – 111 KB) 09/22/2009
H1N1 Fluid Spill Clean-up Procedure (PDF – 168 KB) 09/22/2009
Chemical Waste Management (PDF – 102 KB) 06/03/2010
Chemical Container Disposal Procedure (PDF – 37 KB) 10/10/2004
Chemical Pickup Form (PDF – 123 KB) (DOC – 66 KB) 07/21/2004
Chemical Reuse Form (PDF – 82 KB) 01/28/2005
Hazardous Waste Determination Request Form (PDF – 356 KB) 04/18/2008
Remote Site (Small Quantity Generator) Waste Management Policy (PDF – 127 KB) 02/17/2005
Satellite Accumulation Area Procedure (PDF – 66 KB) 01/07/1998
Satellite Accumulation Area Checklist (PDF – 90 KB) 04/06/2007
Satellite Accumulation Inspection Log (PDF – 66 KB) 11/04/2004
Solvent Contaminated Wipers (Rags) (PDF – 98 KB) 09/12/2007
Universal Hazardous Waste Storage Area Procedure (PDF – 233 KB) 01/17/2011
Universal Waste Inspection Self-Inspection Checklist (PDF – 70 KB) 04/06/2007
Universal Waste Storage Area Inspection Log (PDF – 106 KB) 03/02/2004
Universal Waste Storage Area Inspection Log (Remote SQG Sites) (PDF – 123 KB) 01/17/2011

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MISCELLANEOUS
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Birds and Bats (PDF – 102 KB) 12/18/2008
Bird and Bat Droppings Cleanup (PDF – 78 KB) 12/18/2008
Handling Contractor Safety and Environmental Management (SEM) Concerns/Observations (PDF – 82 KB) 09/21/2009
Live Wild Animal Removal in Buildings or Dormitories (PDF – 70 KB) 12/18/2008
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) – Management and Control in Community Settings (PDF – 131 KB) 12/18/2008
Recreational Vehicle Safety (PDF – 98 KB) 04/24/2009
Window Mounted Air Conditioning Policy (PDF – 90 KB) 09/09/2008

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OTHER POLICIES
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Facility Renovation and Maintenance Policy (Vice President for Administration and Finance) (PDF – 12 KB) 11/30/2005
Mobile Fire Pit Guidelines (Facilities Management) (PDF – 115 KB) 04/25/2011
Roof Access Guidelines (Facilities Management) (PDF – 516 KB) 12/16/2009
Vehicle Idling Policy (Vice President for Administration and Finance) (PDF – 57 KB) 11/16/2006

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EXTERNAL GUIDES
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OSHA Laboratory Safety Guidance (PDF – 520 KB) 11/28/2011

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Contact Information

Safety and Environmental Management
5784 York Complex Building #7
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: 207.581.4055 | Fax: 207.581.4085E-mail: sem@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System