Natural Gas Leaks Policy
- Vaccination Policy for Research Personnel
- Trenching and Excavation Policy
- Tractor & Roll Over Protection Structures (ROPS) Safety Policy
- Temporary Structures on Campus (Including Tents)
- Student Shop Safety Policy
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- Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)
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- Natural Gas Leaks Policy
- Motorcycle, Scooter (Includes E-Scooters)/Moped, Segway and Bicycle Use by Employees: Personal Protective Equipment Policy
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- Service Animals in Labs
- UF EH&S Policy
This policy is intended to establish responsibilities for response to calls reporting natural gas leaks.
Joint discussions between EH&S, University PPD and Maintenance Departments, and GFR.
The appropriate Physical Plant/Maintenance Department is the primary contact for reports of natural gas leaks.
The Physical Plant/Maintenance Department is the primary contact and first responder for reports of natural gas leaks.
Environmental Health & Safety can assist with odors deemed not to be caused by gas leaks
If the volume or nature of calls being received by the Physical Plant/Maintenance Department indicates a serious leak may be occurring, they will immediately contact Gainesville Fire & Rescue and the University Police Department.
The Physical Plant/Maintenance Department will verify the building with the odor complaint is actually served by natural gas and send a knowledgeable person to check on the validity of the odor complaint.
If the Physical Plant/Maintenance Department determines a gas leak warrants evacuation of the building, they will contact University Police and Gainesville Fire & Rescue to assist with the evacuation.
If appropriate, the Physical Plant/Maintenance Department will contact Gainesville Regional Utilities for assistance.
The Physical Plant/Maintenance Department will notify the Environmental Health & Safety Indoor Air Quality office when they receive a call.