Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 10:24:34 -0500
Reply-To: "Bradley, Shelly" <Bradley**At_Symbol_Here**HENDRIX.EDU>
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From: "Bradley, Shelly" <Bradley**At_Symbol_Here**HENDRIX.EDU>
Subject: Maintenance personnel access & training
We are a small, private, liberal arts college with ~1000 students.  I'm
interested in other similar education institutions policies on
unsupervised access of maintenance personnel, housekeeping and public
safety officers (not police officers) to areas of chemical storage and
chemical preparation and the training you require for 1) unsupervised
access if allowed; 2) supervised access; 3) unforeseen emergencies
(after hours) whether or not access is allowed.


Having recently informed the director of the physical plant that we (the
department) required chemical safety training for anyone with access to
these areas, I have been asked to basically train the entire physical
plant.  I don't feel all of these people should have unsupervised
access.  It's not possible to train these people to the same level that
we require of students before they have unsupervised access to these
areas (two years of coursework and one year of employment/research with
supervised access).


What are your thoughts?


Thank you.



Shelly Bradley

Laboratory Coordinator

Chemistry Department

Chemical Compliance

Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave.

Conway, AR  72032

(501) 450-3812





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