Pol-Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Plan

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OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
POLICY

POLICY NAME

Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Plan

EFFECTIVE DATE

POLICY APPLICABILITY

This policy applies to the University Community (administrators, faculty, staff, and students) and visitors.

REASON FOR POLICY

The Plan defines the course of action to be followed in case of a fire, explosion or release of hazardous materials, waste or waste constituents which could threaten human health or the environment.

POLICY STATEMENT

In the event that an emergency condition occurs that has potential to threaten human health or the environment, the Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Plan (Plan) will be initiated and maintained until the emergency condition has been stabilized. 

RELATED INFORMATION
RESPONSIBILITIES

The decision to implement the Plan will be made by the Emergency Coordinator and depends upon whether or not the emergency situation presents a threat to human health or the environment.

ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY

Senior Associate Vice President for Operations

RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Environmental Health and Safety
1800 Arthur Street
Louisville, KY 40208-2759
502-852-6670
dehsubm@louisville.edu 

HISTORY

Revision Date(s): September 2012

Reviewed Date(s): 

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