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University Policy

Policy Governing Phones in Laboratories

Policy Number: 3349‐10‐45
Effective Date: 11/04/2010
Updated:
Reviewed:
Responsible Department: Public Safety and Security
Applies To: Research Laboratories of the University Community

A. Purpose

  1. To establish formal guidelines for the minimum number of phones that must be present in all research laboratories to ensure safety and minimize risk to the University.

B. Scope

  1. Applies to all Research laboratories of the University community.

C. Definitions

  1. “Research Laboratory” refers to any formal space designated for research in buildings C, D, E or F or any new construction so designated.
  2. “Suite Laboratory” refers to a research laboratory that is a combination of at least 3 open contiguous laboratory spaces.

D.Policy Statement

  1. All research laboratories shall have a minimum of ONE phone that can access at least 9‐911, SECURITY (ext. 6489) and the SAFETY ADMINISTRATOR (ext. 6494) AT ALL TIMES.
  2. All suite laboratories shall have a minimum of TWO phones that can access at least 9‐911, SECURITY (ext. 6489) and the SAFETY ADMINISTRATOR (ext. 6494) AT ALL TIMES.
  3. Whether or not the phones have the ability to make long distance calls shall be at the discretion of the SUPERVISOR or COST CENTER SUPERVISOR.

CONTACT

Lisa Noland
Administrative Specialist
Phone: 330.325.6354
Email: lnoland@neomed.edu

Office of General Counsel

Northeast Ohio Medical University