Bruce Neumann - Waukesha County Technical College

All Hazards – Personal Safety
January 2015
Presented by
Bruce Neumann, MS, CSP, CHMM, RS
Manager – Safety, Security and Risk Management
Michael Babe
Campus Security Coordinator
EHS, Security & Risk Management
Contact Information
Bruce Neumann
Office: C210-D
Phone: 262.691.5226
Cell Phone: 262.364.8793
Email: [email protected]
EHS Website:
Campus Security
Mike Babe
Office C006
Phone: 262.691/5225
Cell Phone: 262-277-5793
Email: [email protected]
Police Contact
• Pewaukee -Campus Police
▫ 262.691.5582
 Extension 5582
 Officer on campus Monday – Friday (7am – 11pm)
• Waukesha and Sky Plaza
▫ Waukesha PD (262) 524-3831
For all Emergencies, call 911
Contacting Police/Campus Security
• Keep emergency phone numbers near
phones (stickers, magnets, etc.).
• Program emergency numbers into personal
cell phones.
• Locate campus emergency telephones
(Blue Light Telephones) on campus and
learn how to use them.
• Subscribe to campus mass notification
Mass Notification System
Internal and
External Textto-Speech
Panic Button
Text and Email
WCTC Text Alerts
• College’s Emergency Text Messaging
• In the event of an emergency or closure a
text message will be sent to registered
mobile number and/or email address
• Employees will need to opt-in for text
messaging service, college e-mail is
Emergency Call Stations
• Installed in parking lots
• Connect you with 911
▫ Two way speaker
▫ Solid Blue Light – Normal
• Blinking Blue Light - Activated
Incident Reporting
Injuries and illnesses
Motor vehicle accidents
Property damage
• Report incidents within 24 hours of the event
• Accident / Incident / Early Alerting Form
▫ WCTC Portal
▫ EHS Website
Behavioral Intervention Team
The Behavioral Intervention Team identifies and
services students deemed to be at risk to
themselves or others socially, mentally and/or
If you are seeing a pattern of odd behavior report
it to:
 Director of Student Development
 (262) 691-5295
Report Early / Report Often!
Concerning behavior
Behaviors Causing an Immediate Threat
Campus Police / Security
262-691-5582 or Ext. 5582 or 911/ and ext. 5225
Student Behavior Concerns
Director of Student Development
262-691-5295 or Ext. 5295
Staff Behavior Concerns
Vice President of Human Resources
262-691-5346 or Ext. 5346
Emergency Procedures
Evacuation Staging Areas
Medical Emergencies
1. Check the Scene
2. Call 911
3. Call the Service Desk 262.691.5555 or Ext.
5555 to activate ERT
4. Complete Accident / Incident Report
Note: The person for whom the rescue unit is called for will be billed
for that service – the college doesn’t pay for this expense.
Fire Planning & preparation
Familiarize yourself with the location of:
Fire extinguishers
Fire alarm pull station
Evacuation maps
Alternative evacuation routes
Evacuation staging area
Report potential fire hazards to:
Facilities Services (ext. 5555)
EHS Office (ext. 5226)
Fire Evacuation
1. Activate fire alarm system
2. Call 9-1-1
3. Upon hearing fire alarm, gather belongings
immediately accessible and evacuate
4. DO NOT use elevators
5. Report to assigned evacuation staging area
and wait for further instructions
6. Those needing assistance, report to building
staging areas – stair chair locations.
Fire Extinguishers
Dry Chemical Extinguishers
Dry chemical extinguishers are
rated for use in A, B, and C fires.
Using fire extinguishers
1. Pull
2. Aim
3. Squeeze
4. Sweep
Severe Weather Procedure
1. Tornado warning issued for Waukesha County.
2. Immediately proceed to a designated shelter area.
3. Assist those is need of assistance.
a. Those needing assistance should report to staging area –
stair chair locations
4. Remain in the designated shelter until an all-clear is
given or further instructions are provided.
Slips, Trips & Falls
 Leading cause of injuries on campus
 Slip, Trip & Fall Hazards
Ice / snow
Slippery / wet floors
Rolled up carpets
Extension cords
Uneven surfaces
Report Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards
Facilities Service (Ext. 5555)
Environmental Health & Safety Office (Ext. 5226)
Bloodborne pathogens
 Universal Precautions
 Secure the area
 Report bio-hazardous spills to Facility Services
▫ Ext. 5555
▫ After 4:30 PM or weekends (262) 853-3499.
Hazard Communication Program
Employee “Right To Know”
Written Program
Chemical Inventory
Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
▫ Formerly Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
▫ MSDSonline – WCTC Portal
• Labeling
• Education and Training
Lockout / Tagout
• Only authorized
employees are allowed to
perform lockout / tagout
• Never operate or tamper
with equipment that has
been locked or tagged
Waste Disposal
• Waste placed in approved
labeled container
• Submit waste disposal
request to EHS Office
• EHS will arrange for pick-up
of waste
Powered Industrial Vehicles
 DO NOT operate powered industrial vehicles
unless you are certified and authorized by
 Students and visitors ARE NOT authorized to
operate WCTC Powered Industrial Vehicles.
Machine guarding
 Machine guarding protects individuals from numerous
 Common guarding methods include enclosure guards,
interlocking devices, presence sensing devices, electronic
safety devices, moving barriers and two hand trip controls.
 Never remove or by-pass guarding or operate equipment
with a missing or damaged guard.
Picture source: from ASE Engineering.
Personal Protective Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment use depends on the
activity of your class.
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Foot Protection
Respiratory Protection
Failure to use PPE is a serious safety violation!
Safety/Security at Work & Beyond
• Have and rehearse your Department’s
Emergency Plan
• Have an office “Code Word”
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Be confident – maintain Positive Body
• Lock and Close Classroom Door when class
Safety/Security at Work & Beyond (cont.)
• Keep emergency phone numbers posted
near your phone.
▫ Program into phone
• Know your office & building emergency
evacuation plan.
▫ Review, know where all building exits lead
• Be cautious using restrooms, elevators or
stairwells that are isolated - go with a friend.
Safety/Security at Work & Beyond (cont.)
• Pay attention to who is in your building/work
• Park in well lighted areas.
▫ Park in different spots to avoid routines that are
• Lock car doors as soon as you enter.
• Notify Campus police & security of threats &
Restraining Orders
▫ Keep local police aware of any threats & ROs
Safety/Security at Work & Beyond (cont.)
• Employees must wear IDs.
• Always listen to your gut.
• Call 911 if you suspect anything.
▫ Police will not scold you for calling
▫ Police would rather sort it out
Personal Safety Apps
• Several available
• Free and Fee
• Online Search – examples:
▫ Personal Safety Apps
▫ Women’s Personal Safety Apps
▫ Safety Apps for Kids
• Read reviews and rating articles before
Protecting Against Theft
• When leaving your office, lock doors even if
you will be gone for "just a minute.“
• Never prop open a locked door.
• Never leave your purse, wallet, or valuables
exposed; store/lock them out of sight.
▫ Credit cards are easy to steal.
▫ Keep copies of Personal Info and Credit
Protecting Against Theft (cont.)
• Computers, especially laptops, are primary
targets of theft.
▫ Use a locking security device
 Tracking software optional
• Mark or engrave personal items of value (i.e.
electronics) with your name, unique numbers,
or identifying marks.
▫ Do not engrave on removable serial number
• Keep a list of all items and serial numbers in a
safe place.
Cyber Security at Work
• Change your password frequently and keep
• Do not allow others access to your email
• Be wary of posting personal information,
photos, addresses or planned absences.
▫ Could lead to ID theft or home burglaries
Cyber Security at Work (cont.)
• Update your virus software regularly, or
when new versions are available.
• Don’t open emails or download files sent by
strangers or click on hyperlinks from people
you don’t know.
• Know College’s IT Internet/e-mail
Acceptable Use Policy
Use of Social Media
• Tweets and E-mail should have a legitimate
educational value or professional purpose.
• More often instructors are the victims of
harassment/hacking/faked accounts or
• Tips for using Social Media:
▫ Be Transparent – Maintain openness, visibility,
▫ Think Accessibility – Consider all electronic
communication to be a open record
▫ Be Professional – Use correct grammar, tone,
subject matter and words
Use of Social Media (cont.)
• Don’t “friend” students on personal Facebook
• Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your
student’s parents to see.
▫ (Would you be OK copying message to parent?)
• Don’t contact students through a private or
personal e-mail account.
▫ Use only school e-mail addresses and phone
• Don’t expect to remain anonymous online.
Enhanced Security Model
Increasing security on Campus
Addition of Campus Security Coordinator
Student Security Staff
Dispatch center
Pewaukee Police Officer remains
Departmental or Individual Meetings
• Contact us if you’d like us to meet with your
department or to meet individually to
discuss safety, security or risk management
issues or concerns.
• [email protected][email protected]
Smoking / Tobacco Use
• Prohibited: College buildings,
grounds, vehicles and parking lots.
• Includes e-cigarettes and vapor
• Report violations to Campus Police
262.691.5582 or Ext 5582.
• Violators will be subject to a fine of
$25, $50 or $75.
• Staff violations result in discipline.
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EHS Training
Accident Reporting
Inspections / Checklists
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