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(Last updated: 2/21/11)

Campus Committee on Safety

 

Contact: Environmental Health Services (EHS)
Stan Schleifer: Chair
EHS Home Page: http://www.unomaha.edu/ehs/

(As of 2/15/2011an e-note from Stan Schleifer, Director, Support Services states: The campus safety committee is not an active committee at this time. Most of the issues that require campus-wide involvement are now handled through our incident command organization (on emergency response issues) or for general safety issues I work directly with the deans.)

POSITION

MEMBERS

FACULTY TERMS: 3 YRS
(08/01 - 07/31)

Faculty (3): Laura Grams 08/01/10 - 07/31/13, R3035 (FS)
David Carter 08/01/08 - 07/31/11, R2918a (FS)
Jukka Savolainen 08/01/09 - 07/31/12, R2977a (FS)
Management (6): Stan Schleifer (Chair) Support Services (UA)
Marcia Adler Health Services (UA)
Paul Hayduska Human Resources (UA)
Toby Cross Maintenance & Utilities Services (UA)
Lowell Neuhaus Grounds (UA)
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Staff: (3) Tom Wawrzynkiewicz Maintenance Services (SAC)
Joe White Environmental Services (SAC)
Tom Frette Environmental Services (SAC)

Committee Charge: The charge for the Campus Safety Committee is to implement an injury prevention plan at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This will include: Prioritizing, creating, and reviewing specific safety policies, Reviewing and making recommendations for training, equipment and other improvements to reduce injury potential and meet regulatory standards, Bringing safety and health issues with multi-department impact for committee review, Reviewing injury/illness data and accident investigations, Reviewing and participating in safety audits, Actively participating on the committee to promote safety and health in each department and throughout the campus.

Membership: The Nebraska Workers Compensation Act as amended by LB 757 requires the establishment of a Safety Committee. Committee membership requires an equal number of members representing management and non-management employees. The Safety Committee at UNO will be comprised of six members representing management recommended by the University Administration, three members representing faculty recommended by the Faculty Senate and three members representing staff recommended by the Staff Advisory Council.


RESOLUTIONS

RESOLUTION 3035, 5/12/10 : Campus Committees (a-h)

a. Campus Safety Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/10, through 07/31/13, to the Campus Safety Committee:

Laura Grams (reappoint).


Resolution 2977, 5/13/09: Campus Committees

a.      Campus Safety Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/09, through 07/31/12, to the Campus Safety Committee:

Jukka Savolainen, to replace Gregory Petrow.


Resolution 2918, 5/14/08: Campus Committees:

a. Campus Safety Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/08, through 07/31/11, to the Campus Committee on Safety:
David Carter, (to replace Bob Nash)

Resolution 2866, 5/09/2007: Campus Committees
a. Campus Safety Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/07, through 07/31/10, to the Campus Committee on Safety:

    Laura Grams, (to replace Don Greer).


Resolution 2828, 5/10/06: Campus Committees:

a. Campus Safety Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/06, through 07/31/09, to the Campus Committee on Safety:
Gregory Petrow, (to replace Donald Rowen).

Resolution 2778, 5/11/2005: Campus Committees

a. Campus Committee on Safety:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/05, through 07/31/08, to the Campus Committee on Safety:

Bob Nash, (to replace Rachel Jones).


Resolution 2736, 05/05/04: Campus Committees

A. Campus Committee on Safety:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/04, through 07/31/07, to the Campus Committee on Safety:

     Don Greer, (to replace Paul Barnes).


* Faculty members on committee to be replaced beginning May 2003, until terms rotate.

Resolution 2391 05/12/99: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 07/01/99, through 06/30/02, to the University Committee on Safety to replace Frederic Laquer and Frances Thurber:

Frederic Laquer (re-elected)
Josie Metal-Corbin.