77 Campus Health and Safety


  1. General Safety: These safety procedures are designed to provide a safe environment for students and employees.  These procedures are distributed to all full-time employees by e-mail (campus mail if the individual does not have e-mail).  The procedures are also distributed to the student body.  Questions concerning environmental safety procedures should be directed to the chief facilities officer.  Additional information can be found on the MSC Commons/Environmental Health and Safety.  Questions concerning public safety procedures should be directed to Campus Police.  Each supervisor and the Library/Learning Resource Center must keep a copy of the Safety Procedures on file for ready reference.
  2. Tobacco Use (Effective: 7/1/11(Updated: 08/22/11):  To protect the health of students and employees of MSC, and to maintain the appearance and attractiveness of the buildings on the campus, tobacco is not allowed in any buildings or on the grounds of MSC.  For the purpose of this tobacco policy, all parking areas and roads are not considered grounds.
  3. Blood-Borne Pathogens: College employees and students will take precautions against the spread of blood-borne pathogens on campus.
  4. Hazardous Waste: Murray State College adheres to state and federal requirements regarding hazardous waste.
  5. Burning Candles on Campus: Due to risk management and safety issues, and in compliance with the Fire Prevention Code, employees, students, and visitors to campus are prohibited from burning candles in college offices and in instructional or areas.
  6. Violation: A violation of these guidelines may result in the same disciplinary actions that accompany infractions of other college policies and procedures.


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