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Full text of written policies and procedures - some currently in use.

Claims Management » Return to Work

Managing workers compensation costs by returning injured workers to work

Injured Texas Worker Checklist [25906] ?

To be given to the injured employee regarding WC return to work

Disasters » Emergency Plans

Examples of emergency management and action plans

Business Continuity Planning Documents [2498] ?

MIT's business continuity planning documents for use in the event of a disaster

Emergency Management Plan for Community Health Centers [pdf] [2798] ?

Full text of an emergency management plan

School Emergency Preparedness Plan & Forms [8864] ?

Model program can be adapted to the needs of your site

Disasters » Evacuations

Guidelines on emergency evacuation programs, fire drills, etc.

Emergency Evacuation Plan Template [24291] ?

Text of a template for emergency evacuations

Disasters » Guides

Step-by-step approach to emergency planning, disaster guides

Developing a Contingency Plan [2036] ?

Guidelines and samples of contingency plans and emergency procedures

Environment » Training

Online EPA training modules, RCRA, Superfund, EPCRA

Facility Environmental Guide [pdf] [28001] ?

Policies, procedures and guidelines for facilities-related activities that affect human health or the environment

Fleet » Driving Distractions

Safety hazards causing drivers to become distracted

Distracted Driving - Sample Employer Policy [38489] ?

A sample policy, press release and memo to employees

Sample Cell Phone Safety Policy [pdf] [36397] ?

A fill in the blank sample safety policy

Sample Distracted Driving Download Materials [38490] ?

For employers to educate employees about the dangers of driving distractions

Fleet » Fleet Policies

Sample fleet-related company policies - vehicle use, drivers, seat belts, etc.

Accident Risk Assessment of Personnel [19001] ?

Point system used by the US military in evaluating a person's risk in having a vehicle accident

Business Use of Employee's Autos [2037] ?

An insurance perspective

Updated Driver Authorization and Vehicle Use [3252] ?

Example of a vehicle program's policy for employee use of company vehicles, MVR reviews, etc.

Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy [pdf] [2530] ?

Text of a university's policy regarding vehicle use and drivers

Fleet Policies and Procedures [3255] ?

Policies regarding employees driving pool and personal vehicles

Fleet Risk Assessment Process [pdf] [19023] ?

Example of risk quantification of potential fleet loss exposures

Fleet Safety Program Sample [pdf] [24521] ?

Example of a fleet safety program

Fleet Services Policy Manual [22991] ?

Full text of an actual manual in use

Motor Vehicle Management Manual [12586] ?

Full text of the fleet safety and management program for the Federal Highway Administration

Motor Vehicle Safety Policy [22588] ?

A sample policy

Sample Seat Belt Policy [25007] ?

Fill-in-the blank policy statement for seat belt use

State Fleet Safety Program [24719] ?

Text of a fleet safety program used by the State of South Carolina for their state agencies

Vehicle Driving Information [14513] ?

An example of fleet policies and procedures in use at a major university

Vehicle Incident Prevention Program [11771] ?

Parameters for drivers, MVRs, training triggers, accident review process and more

Vehicle Usage Procedures & Guidelines [27275] ?

Examples of forms and procedures used at a major university

Fleet » Industries

Fleet hazards and recommended controls related to various industries

Landscapers: How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Hauling [5064] ?

A simple routine can prevent major mishaps

Fleet » MVR

Guidance on driver selection criteria, what to look for in an MVR

Driver's License Monitoring [8430] ?

Full text of a university's driver's license monitoring procedures

Standards for Authorized Drivers [pdf] [19369] ?

Full text of a policy that outlines acceptable driving records for drivers

Fleet » Safety Programs

Articles, topics and tips related to fleet safety programs

Driver Safety Rules [pdf] [27999] ?

Includes yard safety, dock safety, vehicle safety and more

IA-University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program [5885] ?

Full text of a fleet safety program

Fleet » Substance Abuse

Guidance on DOT requirements for mandatory commercial driver drug testing

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy [25004] ?

The following is a sample company alcohol and drug abuse policy

Drug & Alcohol Testing for Commercial Vehicle Drivers & Mechanics [8431] ?

Full text of a university's driver drug testing program

General Business » Accounting

Accounting-related reference materials.

Accounting & Bursar Policies [23557] ?

Example of policies and procedures in use by a major university

Accounting Manual [15784] ?

Full text of a policy manual in use by state agencies in Oregon

Comptroller's Office Policies and Procedures Manual [8424] ?

Full text of a university's manual for their comptroller's office

General Business » Ethics

Business ethics and codes, samples, guidance to ethical decision making

Business Ethics - Basics [12010] ?

Also called corporate ethics

Code of Ethics for Business [12009] ?

A series of articles on the topic

General Business » Nonprofits

Management of nonprofits, risk management, insurance, issues

Sample Nonprofit Policies [36325] ?

Audit committee, conflict of interest, board giving, records retention, gift acceptance, no-harassment, whistleblower

Think Tank Primer [12327] ?

Covers planning, operations, fundraising, marketing and relationship building

General Business » Purchasing

References on business supply management and purchasing

Purchasing and Business Services Manual [8427] ?

Full text of a university's purchasing and business services manual

Health » Drug Free Workplace

Workplace substance abuse programs, drug policies and more

Campus Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Guidelines [2358] ?

To prevent substance abuse on campus

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Sample Corporate Policy [25010] ?

Fill-in-the-blank sample drug policy

Drug-Free Workplace Policy [8947] ?

Example of a university's drug-free workplace policy

Drug-Free Workplace Policy Builder [2379] ?

Developing a policy statement

Drug-Free Workplace Policy for Small Business [pdf] [23673] ?

Full text of a sample drug policy for small business

Drug-Free Workplace Policy for University Staff [21824] ?

Text of a university's drug free workplace policy

Drug-Free Workplace Sample Policy [23643] ?

A sample generic policy that can be altered to suit your needs

OH-Ohio Drug-Free Workforce Policy Kit [9798] ?

Kit with guidelines, sample policy, checklist, consent forms, etc.

Sample Substance Abuse Policy [pdf] [12217] ?

Example of an employer substance abuse policy

Sample Substance Abuse Policy [pdf] [12383] ?

Example of a sample substance abuse program and guidance

Substance Abuse Policy Model [19151] ?

Model policy you can adapt to your needs

US Air Force Drug Abuse Testing Program [pdf] [13926] ?

Ttext of a manual

Health » Ethics in Medicine

Ethical, professional and public policy statements for health care

Policy Statements [3885] ?

Sample ethical, professional and public policy statements for health care

Health » Tobacco

Health effects of environmental smoke, workplace smoking rules and more

Smokefree Workplace Model Policy [5138] ?

Model policy for a smokefree workplace

Human Resources » Benefits

Employee benefits, COBRA, defined benefit plans, cafeteria plans, etc.

Benefits Services [8842] ?

Home page of a university website for staff and faculty on benefits

Initital Notification of COBRA Rights [pdf] [11104] ?

A sample of what information must be included

Human Resources » Handbooks

Full text of employee handbooks

Handbooks and Procedure Manuals [9046] ?

Full text of a series of handbooks, policy & procedure manuals for faculty and students

Human Resources Policy Manuals [8309] ?

Text of a university's HR manuals

Sample Employee Handbook [21562] ?

Full text of a sample handbook for employees

Staff Handbook [8318] ?

Text of a faculty staff handbook

Staff Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual [8425] ?

Full text of a university's human resources manual

Student Handbook [8317] ?

Full text of a university's student handbook

VA-Virginia Faculty Handbook [16900] ?

Handbook for a state university

Human Resources » Hiring

Recruiting and hiring practices and the ADA, negligent hiring claims and more

Hiring Paperwork [13111] ?

Sample forms

Recruiting and Hiring Templates [11115] ?

Sample forms, templates, checklists related to the recruiting and hiring process

Human Resources » HR Departments

Home pages to government and university departments of human resources

CA-California Department of Human Resources [12591] ?

Home page to the human resources department for the state of California

CO-Colorado Human Resources Services [11171] ?

Home page of the human resources division for state government agencies in Colorado

Human Resources » Layoffs

Industry layoff guidance, reports, laws

Plant Closings, Layoffs and Workers’ Compensation [20038] ?

Reducing workers compensation claims during a layoff

Human Resources » Leave

FMLA, leave policies and forms

Family Medical Leave Act Forms [9591] ?

Examples of HR forms related to the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Policies & Procedures: Leaves [23559] ?

Example of a policy and procedure for leaves in use at a major university

Time-Off Policy [11109] ?

A sample for policy for paid time off

Human Resources » Performance

Addressing worker workplace performance

Employee Performance Evaluations [1865] ?

Guidance and forms for managers to conduct a performance review - policies, procedures, forms

Employee Performance Management System [9776] ?

An example of a US government agency's procedures for performance review

Guide to Performance Management [8113] ?

Guidance on employee performance appraisals

Human Resources » Policies

Ready-to-use sample letters, contracts, forms, policies, checklists

AR-Arkansas State Personnel Policy [15859] ?

Text of the policies for the state personnel system

Australia: University Policies and Procedures [9583] ?

Text of academic, fiscal, personnel, property/facilities policies in use by a major university

Business Forms [2028] ?

A variety of business templates: sample forms, policies and checklists

Departmental Personnel Manual [5959] ?

Text of a human resources manual currently in use by US DOT

Employee Records Policy [23556] ?

Example of an employee files policy in use by a major university

FHWA Personnel Resource Manual [12585] ?

Full text of the personnel manual for the Federal Highway Administration

First Aid Policy [pdf] [16509] ?

Full text of a sample first aid policy

FL-Florida State University Policies and Procedures [23470] ?

Full text of polices and procedures

Fragrance Free Workplace Policies [348] ?

Advice for creating fragrance-free workplaces

GA-Georgia University Human Resources Policies & Procedures [23842] ?

Text of a student handbook, academic affairs policies, administrative forms

Hospital Staff Human Resources Policy Manuals [11323] ?

Text of a medical center's HR policy manuals

HR Policy Samples for Business [30796] ?

A series of human resources-related sample policy statements

Human Resources Guidelines [5245] ?

Full text of guidelines in use by a major university

Human Subjects Research Policy [8953] ?

Example of a policy on human subjects in research

MN-Minnesota University-Wide Policies [22403] ?

Full text of human resources and other university policies

Model Policy for Sexual Harassment [21983] ?

Fill in the blank model sexual harassment policy

MT-Montana Board of Regents Policy & Procedures Manual [9595] ?

Full text of the Montana University policies and procedures manual

MT-Montana Personnel Policies [22079] ?

Personnel policies and procedures manual for the state

NC-North Carolina Human Resources Manual [21822] ?

State personnel manual, human resources manual

ND-North Dakota Dept of Labor Sample Policy Manual [doc] [11230] ?

A sample policy manual that employers may use as a guide when creating or reviewing their own manual

PA-University Policies [8310] ?

Full text of policies in use by a major university

Personnel Management Operating Manuals [28933] ?

In use by the US government

Personnel Policies for Staff Members [3281] ?

Full text of a staff personnel manual currently in use by a university in California

Personnel Policy Manuals [21575] ?

Manuals set forth policies of the US Army & Air Force Exchange Service (pdf)

Policies & Procedures Index [9592] ?

Full text of policies and procedures in use at a major university

Privacy and Employee Monitoring Policy [11106] ?

FAQ on workplace privacy protections

Sample Fragrance-Free Policy [24274] ?

Example of suggested policy language

Sample Personnel Policies - Local Government [20861] ?

These samples are for the principal use of cities, towns and counties

Scientific Misconduct [8956] ?

An example of a policy on scientific misconduct

University Human Resources Policies & Guidelines [5244] ?

Text of HR policies, payroll guidelines, etc in use by a major university in Pennsylvania

US Army Employee Manual [21572] ?

300+ page manual relating to civilian employee policies

UT-Utah University Policy & Procedures Manual [6396] ?

Full text of the policies & procedures manual for the University of Utah

Human Resources » Staffing

Alternative staffing. Independent contractors. Outsourcing.

Handbook on Alternative Work Schedules [20225] ?

Handbook in use by the federal government for federal employees

Human Resources » Telecommuting

Fill-in-the-blank telecommuting policies, training programs, etc.

Public Sector Telework Sample Policies and Agreements [30962] ?

Links to several US states policies on telework policies.

State Employee Telecommuting Program [3591] ?

State of Florida resources related to telework - policies, guidelines and more

Telework - Checkout List [23500] ?

Designed to ensure that your telecommuting employee is properly oriented to the policies and procedures

Telework Program [3597] ?

Materials to help you set up a telework program, including sample telework policy

Telework Program Implementation Steps [pdf] [16196] ?

Steps for Implementing Telecommuting Programs

VA-Virginia Telework Program [14414] ?

Telework!VA can help your company offset the cost of starting up or expanding a telework program

Human Resources » Terminations

Employee termination issues.

Termination Procedures [29090] ?

Example of policies and procedures in use at a major university

Human Resources » Volunteers

Articles, sample policies and agreements related to volunteer management

Volunteer Injury Coverages [15781] ?

Full text of a risk management policy in use by state agencies in Oregon - includes forms

Industrial Hygiene » Molds

Guidance on indoor air quality and molds

Mold Growth: Prevention and Remediation [pdf] [22394] ?

Sample policy and procedure for preventing or remediating mold growth

Legal » E-Privacy

Sample internet privacy policies and statements, COPPA requirements

Model Privacy Policy Disclosures [doc] [13698] ?

Privacy policy guidelines

Online Advertising Privacy Requirements [16927] ?

Guidance regarding FTC requirements

Legal » Internet Law

Case developments, articles, resources related to internet technology

Internet Anti-Piracy Campaign [5269] ?

SIIA monitors and takes action against piracy of software and content taking place over the Internet

Social Media Governance - Policies [38728] ?

Links to examples of actual corporate policies related to social media

Legal » Sexual Misconduct

Case developments, articles, resources related to sexual harrassment

Church Procedures for Handling Complaints of Sexual Exploitation or Harassment [pdf] [22349] ?

Policy guide for churches with sample policy statement and procedures

Sexual Harassment Policy Statement [pdf] [27541] ?

Example of a company policy statement

Medicine » Occupational Medicine

Large number of reference materials on occupational medicine

Bloodborne Pathogens - Occupational Exposure [pdf] [17063] ?

Providesguidance for BBP programs and medical surveillance

Property » Facilities Management

Topics in facilities and property management

Dept of Facilities Management Policies and Procedures Manual [8429] ?

Full text of a university's facilities management manual

Property » Fire Hazards

Control of special fire hazards

Extension Cord Safety Policy [pdf] [35167] ?

If not properly used can be the cause of electrical shock, equipment damage and fire hazards

Property » Fire Safety

Fire safety programs, checklists and reference materials

Summary of the Corridor Utilization Policy [pdf] [3758] ?

Text of a policy regarding storage in corridors

Property » Safety Programs

Full text fire safety programs, checklists and support materials

School Fire & Life Safety Guidelines [8865] ?

Requirements for Illinois schools

Risk Mgt » Hold Harmless

Hold harmless agreements

Updated Hold Harmless and Indemnity Agreements [3254] ?

Example of a university's policy on hold harmless and indemnity agreements

Risk Mgt » Industries

Risk management advice for specific industries

School Risk Management [19607] ?

Resources focused on school risk management

Risk Mgt » Liability

Real estate liability, slip & fall exposures, non-profts, volunteers, , etc.

Aircraft & Pilot Standards [15782] ?

A policy manual in use by state agencies in Oregon

Travel Risk [15785] ?

A Guide to Managing Risks While on the Road

Risk Mgt » Medical Liability

Medical malpractice, risk management in medicine, insurance, etc.

Patient Abandonment - Clarifications [16448] ?

Guidance to avoid a claim of patient abandonment

Risk Mgt » Programs

Full text of risk management policy and procedure manuals

OR-Oregon Self-Insurance Handbook [11780] ?

Policy manuals used by the state of Oregon for their state agencies

Risk Mgt » Property

Property insurance and risk management

Expendable Property Values [15787] ?

Documenting Expendable Property for Loss Coverage

Property Self- Insurance Policy Manual [15783] ?

Full text of a policy manual in use by state agencies in Oregon

Risk Mgt » Public Liability

Public visitor liability, dog bites, premises security liability

Facilities Use Guidelines [pdf] [17673] ?

Sample procedure in use by a state agency

Risk Mgt » Risk Management Dept

Home pages of risk management departments

UT-Utah Division of Risk Management [11182] ?

Home page of the risk management division for state government agencies in Utah

Safety » Animals

Safety guidance when handling animals

Animal Control on Campus [19904] ?

Full text of policies and procedures related to pet control on campus

Safety » HACCP

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans - food safety

HACCP - Restaurants [14334] ?

Sample plans, Standard Operating Procedures, etc

Safety » Needlesticks

Needlestick injury prevention, legislation, safety devices

Sample Sharps Policy [pdf] [36003] ?

A sample policy and procedure for use of conventional sharps devices

Safety » Sports

Sports injury prevention

Cheerleading Safety Guidelines [22392] ?

Full text of sample safety rules and policies for cheerleading

Safety » Swimming

Pool and spa safety - drowning prevention

Lifeguard Manual [16588] ?

Full text of a sample lifeguard manual

Swimming Safely in Lakes, Rivers and Streams [pdf] [16589] ?

Safety advice for swimmers

Safety » Welding

Bulletins, guidance on safety in welding

Hot Work Safety Requirements [pdf] [36010] ?

Includes a sample hot work permit policy and a safety checklist

Safety Mgt » Accidents

Accident investigation programs, job safey analyses, etc.

Accident Investigation Procedure [23795] ?

Example of a safety policy related to accident investigation

Safety Mgt » Committees

Safety committees, safety teams, etc.

Safety & Health Committee Manual [pdf] [11938] ?

Full text of a safety committee manual used by the National Institutes of Health

Safety Mgt » Industries

Safety and health hazards & controls in specific industries

School Environmental Safety and Health [22619] ?

Environmental health program materials for schools

Safety Mgt » Safety Programs

Full text of over 30 workplace safety and health programs & manuals

Injury & Illness Prevention Program for Schools [11369] ?

A Model Injury & Illness Prevention Program which can be adapted to the needs of the school

Safety Policy Example [27933] ?

Guidance on created a corporate safety policy statement that inclues a sample safety policy

Safety Policy Sample [pdf] [20141] ?

Contains the essential elements of a safety policy

Sample Safety Policy Statement [11584] ?

A sample policy statement related to workplace safety

Sample Workplace Safety Policy [20136] ?

A sample corporate safety policy statement

Security » Access Control

Tactics, techniques, procedures for creating a security access-control system

Campus Access Control Policy [21563] ?

Example of a policy relating to access and key control

Security » Employee Theft

Employee dishonesty insurance and risk management

Employee Dishonesty Policy Manual [15780] ?

Example of a policy manual in use by state agencies in Oregon

Internal Controls [27938] ?

Example of policies in place to help detect and prevent internal fraud

Security » Manuals

Full text of reference manuals for security program operations

Security Alarms System Policy [pdf] [19912] ?

Full text of a policy relating to security alarm systems

Security » School Security

Guides for schools to prevent violence - checklists, sample policies

Blueprints for Violence Prevention [19163] ?

Ten model violence prevention programs

OR-Oregon School Violence Prevention [23501] ?

To assist schools in complying with state laws related to school violence prevention

Sample Model Policy Prohibiting Bullying in Schools [24331] ?

Model policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation, bullying on school property, at school events & on school buses

School Anti-Harassment Policy Guide [27331] ?

Includes sample school policies, protocols and checklists to protect students from harassment and hate crime

Security on Campus [10337] ?

Complying With The Clery Act and more

The Challenge: Creating Safe and Drug-Gree Schools [11376] ?

A guide for schools to prevent violence & drug use

Security » Violence

Guidelines, statistics, resources for preventing violence in the workplace

Employee Conduct Sample Policy [26604] ?

Example regarding minimum standards of conduct among employees

Technology » Accessibility

Guidelines on making web page content accessible to the disabled

America Online Accessibility Policy [18489] ?

Full text of the website accessibility policy posted by AOL

Workers Comp » WC Programs

Support materials for implementation of workers compensation programs

Workers Compensation Program [8311] ?

A university's workers compensation program






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