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Health & Safety

Right to Know - Click Here (pdf)

Accident Reporting

FOR COLLEGE EMPLOYEES: An employee who has a work-related injury, illness, accident or exposure to hazardous materials must report the incident to their supervisor immediately. The supervisor must then contact Human Resources at 778-5319. All incidents require the completion of an Accident Report packet. Packets are available from the Human Resources Office, Wales 103, from a department Secretary and in the Common O drive\Campus Forms\Human Resources\Accident Report.

All accidents are reviewed by the Director of Public Safety. Accident Investigations are performed as needed. The summary log of Injuries and Illnesses required by New York State Public Employee Safety and Health is maintained by Broome County. As mandated by New York State, the log is posted on Campus from February 1st to April 30th each year. It can be found on the wall outside the Human Resources Office in Wales 103.

Emergency Response Guidelines
(Printable PDF File)

Safety Programs

The following campus wide programs are available for review through the Director of Public Safety at 778-5379.

Additional safety programs specific to operations are available in your work area.

- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Chemical Hygiene Plan
- Vehicle Safety

Safety Links
- Public Employee Safety and Health (PESH)
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) are available online. CLICK HERE to VIEW
MSDS Online


First Aid

Broome Community College is committed to the safety of students, faculty and staff. As part of that goal, the Student Health Services and Office of Public Safety and Security Departments have coordinated their efforts to implement an effective First Aid/CPR/AED Program. Student Health Services provides leadership and technical support for the program. They also provide the equipment and program oversight. The Office of Public Safety and Security provides training and performs administrative functions. It has established BCC as an Emergency Care Training Center for the National Safety Council http://www.nsc.org/training/  Last but not least, with the help of staff certified by in-house training and existing staff certified in First Aid/CPR/AED by other agencies, volunteers across the campus are ready to respond.

Additional staff who wish to become part of our team or simply become certified can participate in the ongoing First Aid/CPR & AED classes offered by the Office of Public Safety and Security. For information on course content contact the Director of Safety at 778-5379.

All programs are available to Faculty and Staff at no cost.