Comprehensive Safety Program

The College District shall take every reasonable precaution regarding the safety of its employees, students, visitors, and all others with whom it conducts business. The emergency management/safety coordinator shall be responsible for developing, implementing, and promoting a comprehensive safety program.

The general areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Guidelines and procedures for responding to emergencies.
  2. Program activities regarding fire-safety education and training.
  3. Program activities intended to reduce the frequency of accident and injury, including:
    1. Inspecting work areas and equipment.
    2. Training frontline and supervisory staff.
    3. Establishing safe work procedures and regulations.
    4. Reporting, investigating, and reviewing accidents.
    5. Promoting responsibility for College District property on the part of students, employees, and the community.
  4. Program activities intended to reduce the ultimate cost of accidents and injuries through investigation and documentation.
  5. Program activities that identify and develop prudent methods of financing loss costs on an annual basis, including assisting the senior administrator for budgets, contracts, and insurance with the purchase of commercial insurance, self-insured retentions, and risk pooling.
  6. Driver education programs, when available.
  7. Vehicle safety programs.
  8. College District Police Department assistance with traffic safety programs and studies related to employees, students, and the community.

Information Management

The Chancellor or designee shall be responsible for the collection, storage, and analysis of relevant operational and historical data required to develop sound procedures for implementation and operation of the comprehensive safety program.

Blinn College


LDU 2018.06

DATE ISSUED: 9/7/2018