Emergency Action Plan - Update Reminder
As we approach the fall semester, it is once again time to update the
Emergency Action Plan and review departmental safety procedures.
Department heads (and other division managers and supervisors) should
note the following requirements under NMSU Emergency Action Program and
- each NMSU department (division, etc.) is responsible for
providing an EAP
for their areas
- the plan is to be updated and reviewed with all department
staff once a year (the review should be documented, e.g. a sign-off
Guidance and related Emergency Management information are posted
on the NMSU safety website
) and our office provides training on the Emergency Action Planning.
If you have an existing plan, just review (update) the document with
assembly location and contact information for two EAP coordinators.
Submit this information to the via
the update link on the emergency action plan web database (link to database
If you do not have a plan, EH&S will hold several, one hour classes
beginning in August
on Emergency Action Planning. Interested personnel, department heads
EAP coordinators are welcome to attend. Registration & schedule
on the EH&S
safety web at http://www.nmsu.edu/~safety/training-link.htm
Please respond by updating/submitting the information to the EAP
database by September
Please note that NMSU Safety Initiatives
are slated to begin in September. These will include several
unannounced (No Notice)
evacuations at Academic and other campus buildings (starting on
Details are to be posted on the NMSU Safety website (see above).
David Shearer, Industrial Hygienist
Environmental Health & Safety