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REPORTS
Document Title Revision
2016 Clery Fire Safety Report 09/30/2017

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SAFETY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT POLICIES
Document Title Revision
Occupational Health Medical Surveillance Program 12/15/2015
Safety and Environmental Management (SEM) Committee Charter 06/09/2006
Safety and Environmental Management (SEM) Policy 11/28/2012
UMS Administrative Practice Letter (APL) Safety and Environmental Management System 08/18/2006
UMS Board of Trustees Safety and Environmental Policy 05/18/2015
UMS Policies 03/03/2009

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GENERAL HEALTH & SAFETY
Document Title Revision
Asbestos—Contact the FM Safety Office at 581-3066 N/A
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Policy 03/15/2005
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Follow-up 07/23/2013
Bloodborne Pathogens Program 07/01/2014
Appendix B – HBV Vaccine Declination Form 07/22/2013
Appendix C – Department Exposure Control Plan 08/30/2009
Appendix D – Department Sharps Injury Log 08/30/2009
Appendix E – Special Procedures for Laboratories with Infectious Human Pathogens 07/01/2014
Appendix F – Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Incident Follow-up Guidelines 08/30/2009
Computer Workstations Policy 04/04/2005
Confined Space Program 05/14/2013
Appendix B – Confined Space Entry Permit 09/24/2004
Appendix C – Confined Space Emergency Rescue Services Notification 10/15/2009
Appendix D – Confined Space Evaluation Form 06/11/2004
Appendix J – Calibration / Bump Check Log 07/16/2009
Cranes and Hoists Policy 03/09/2007
Dive Safety Program (a.k.a Standards for Scientific Diving Certification and Operation) 01/15/2013
Dive Safety: Compressed Gas for Scuba Diving 04/01/2009
Dive Safety: Scientific Diving Summary Policy 08/30/2006
Dive Safety: Snorkeling-Freediving Guidelines 05/01/2014
Electrical Safety Policy 10/06/2015
Elevator Safety Guide 03/26/2015
Emergency Action Plans Policy 11/27/2006
Emergency Action Plans: Advanced Emergency Action Plan Handout 03/31/2005
Emergency Action Plans: Classroom Announcement Sample 07/13/2004
Emergency Action Plans: Department Plan Sample N/A
Emergency Response Contingency Plan (ERCP) Summary 07/14/2005
Emergency Response: Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) – Sample 05/01/2009
Event Management (a.k.a. Security and Safety Requirements for University of Maine Events) 03/11/2013
Fall Protection Program 06/30/2006
Fieldwork Safety Plan 04/09/2002
Fire Prevention Plan 03/04/2004
Firewatch Requirements Guidance 09/10/2008
First Aid CPR Policy 09/09/2014
Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools Policy 03/19/2007
Hearing Conservation Program 06/05/2005
Hydraulic Jacks Policy 12/17/2014
Incident Reporting Policy 07/30/2012
Ladders Use and Inspections Policy 02/28/2013
Life Safety Equipment and System Guide 09/12/2016
Lockout Tagout Policy 07/24/2012
Lockout Tagout Program (Zero Mechanical State) 03/11/2015
Machine Guarding Guidance 11/13/2012
Machine Shop Safety Policy 03/19/2007
Machine Shop Safety Program 12/30/2013
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Assessments Policy 04/01/2010
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection Guide 07/27/2007
Platforms and Scaffolding Policy 06/09/2011
Radiation Safety Program 08/14/2013
Appendix A – Authorized Isotope User Application 12/31/2009
Appendix A – Sealed Source Registration 12/31/2010
Appendix A – Ionizing Radiation Producing Equipment Registration 12/31/2009
Appendix A – Survey Meter Registration 12/30/2010
Appendix C – Personal Dosimeter Application 11/01/2010
Appendix D – Wipe Testing Procedure 07/31/2009
Appendix E – Isotope Receipt Form 12/31/2009
Appendix E – Radioisotope Receipt Utilization and Disposal Record 12/31/2009
Appendix G – Request for Radioactive Waste Pick-up 12/31/2009
Respiratory Protection Program 11/01/2015
Appendix A – Respiratory Protection Voluntary Use Requirements 11/28/2012
Security in an Academic Environment Policy 11/29/2010
Stationary Machines and Power Tools Policy 03/19/2007
Theatre Production Process Design and Review Policy 04/14/2009
Training Requirements Policy 07/18/2007
Training: Graduate Student Employee Safety Requirements 01/22/2008
Training: Student Employee Safety Training Requirements 01/22/2008
Trenching and Excavation Safety Program 11/25/2008
Appendix A – Dig Safe Law 11/25/2008
Appendix B – Overhead High Voltage and Line Safety Act 11/25/2008
Appendix C – Definitions (Included in Program) 11/25/2008
Appendix D – OSHA 1926 Subpart P Standard 11/25/2008
Appendix E – Trenching and Excavation Figures 11/25/2008
Watercraft Operations Policy 02/01/2005
Welding Cutting and Brazing Policy 03/09/2007
Worker Protection for Lead Exposure 11/05/1998
Worker Protection for Pesticide Exposure 09/12/2008
Appendix A – 40 CFR Part 170 09/12/2008

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Document Title Revision
Chemical Safety Policy 11/27/2006
Chemical Hygiene Plan Guide 10/03/2013
Chemical Inventory Policy 09/06/2000
Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Program 10/03/2013
Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM) Guide 04/17/2009
Hazardous Material Shipping Policy 09/14/1999
Laboratory Cleanout Guidance Document 12/12/2008
Pollution Prevention Plan 12/14/2011
Reactive and Peroxide Forming Chemicals 12/13/2017
Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Guidance 01/26/2017

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ENVIRONMENTAL & WASTE MANAGEMENT
Document Title Revision
Biohazard Spill Cleanup Procedure 01/22/2009
Biomedical Waste Guidance (Darling Marine Center) 01/22/2009
Biomedical Waste Guidance (UMaine) 01/22/2009
Biomedical Waste Management Plan 01/22/2009
Biomedical Waste Policy 02/25/1997
Chemical Container Disposal Procedure 10/10/2004
Chemical Waste Management Policy 06/03/2010
Hazardous Waste Management at Remote (SQG) Sites 01/03/2018
Satellite Accumulation Area Procedure 01/16/2014
Solvent Contaminated Wipers 09/12/2007
Universal Hazardous Waste Storage Area Procedure 01/17/2011

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MISCELLANEOUS
Document Title Revision
Bird and Bat Droppings Cleanup 12/18/2008
Bird and Bat Policy 12/18/2008
Bleacher and Grandstand Safety Policy 02/12/2015
Handling Contractor SEM Concerns and Observations 09/21/2009
Live Wild Animal Removal in Buildings or Dormitories 12/18/2008
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) – Management and Control in Community Settings 12/18/2008
Recreational Vehicle Safety 04/24/2009
UAS – Unmanned Aircraft System Application and Policy 12/12/2016
UAS – Unmanned Aircraft System Process Guide 12/14/2016
UAS – Unmanned Aircraft System Operator Information 12/12/2016
UAS – Unmanned Aircraft System 107 Application 12/12/2016
Window Mounted Air Conditioning Policy 09/09/2008
Youth Camp Safety Policy 07/06/2016

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OTHER POLICIES
Document Title Revision
Facility Renovation and Maintenance Policy (Vice President for Administration and Finance) 11/30/2005
Mobile Fire Pit Guidelines (Facilities Management) 04/25/2011
Roof Access Guidelines (Facilities Management) 12/16/2009
Vehicle Idling Policy (Vice President for Administration and Finance) 11/16/2006

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