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Health & ​Saf​ety Information

​​​CO​VID​-19 Updates​

Cal Osha Yearly Reports

Employees former employees, and their representatives have the right to review the OSHA Form 300 in its entirety. They also have limited access to the OSHA Form 301 or its equivalent. ​

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​​Building & Floor Captains

Building & Floor Captains are responsible for the safety of individuals in their assigned areas. Each Building & Floor Captain will manage evacuations, check assigned areas, and coordinate emergency operations as necessary. ​​


​A self-evaluation of your workstation designed to help identify items that may benefit from ergonomic improvements. The goal of this self-assessment is to help you set up your workstation for optimal comfort and performance. For more information, refer to the National Institutes of Health, Office of Research Services, Division of Occupational Health and Safety website.

​​​Ergo Request Form    |    Ergo Sel​f-Evaluation

First Aid/AED Locations

Hazard Reporting

RCCD students, staff, faculty or visitors may use this form to report any unrecognized or uncontrolled safety issue to the Risk Management Department or their local College Safety Representative. The safety issue will then be investigated to determine if mitigations are needed. The form can be submitted anonymously if desired.​​

Injury Illness Prevention Program

The authority and the responsibility for implementing and maintaining the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) rests with the Districts Director of Risk Management. Administrating the IIPP is the responsibility of the District Safety & Emergency Planning Manager. 

​Managers and supervisors are responsible for implementing and maintaining the program in their work areas and for answering your questions about the program. A copy of th​is program will be available via web site and from supervisors. 

The Management of Riverside Community College District is committed to the implementation and maintenance of an effective IIPP to ensure your health and safety. In Addition, every employee is responsible for their own safety as well as the safety of the people they work with.

Download Complete​ IIP Program​  |  Covid-19 Addendum

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Guidelines and Procedures​​


Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Guidelines and Procedures will establish guidelines for the campus-wide utilization of AEDs. 

An AED is used to treat victims who experience sudden cardiac arrest. 

The AED is used in conjunction with Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in cases of sudden cardiac arrest, in accordance with accepted protocols, including those developed by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross, SB658 (replacing Title 22), California Code of Regulations and the manufacturer. Use of the AED and CPR will continue as appropriate during the course of emergency care, until the patient resumes pulse and respiration, and/or local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) paramedics arrive at the scene, and assume responsibility for emergency care of the patient. 

A campus wide AED Guidelines will be developed, reviewed and updated periodically by the District or College Safety & Emergency Planning Manager/Coordinator.

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Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

Blood tests

The Riverside Community College District’s compliance with Cal/OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard protects employees who work in occupations where they are at risk of exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. The Cal/OSHA standard for Bloodborne Pathogens require employers to develop written documents to explain how the standard will be implemented to include how training will be provided to employees and how the plan will be used to protect the health and safety of employees, staff, and faculty. 

This program includes the Cal/OSHA-approved model Exposure Control Plan to meet the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborn​e Pathogens Standard. The complete text of the Cal/OSHA standard, including the requirement for the written documents, is found in Title 8, CCR 5193. The complete text can also be accessed through the Cal/OSHA website (www.dir.ca.gov​) Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. ​

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Chemical Hygiene Plan

toxic chemicals

On 31 January 1990 the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promulgated a final rule for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories. Included in the standard, which became effective on 1 May 1990, is a requirement for all employers covered by the standard to develop and carry out the provisions of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP). The standard requires that the CHP must be developed and implemented by January 31, 1991. 

Likewise, California adopted a similar standard on February 21, 1991 that was approved on March 25, 1991 with an effective date of April 24, 1991 and delayed start-up dated for the written Chemical Hygiene Plan of October 31, 1991.

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Fire Watch Guidelines​

fire watch

The Riverside Community College District adheres to the California Fire Code for fire watch conditions when a district building/premises presents a hazard to life or property as the result of: 

1. Construction, Alteration, Demolition 

2. Fire or other emergency, any fire protection equipment/system has been rendered inoperable.

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Hazard Communication Program

hazard communication

To enhance our employees’ health and safety, the Riverside Community College District has developed, implemented, and maintains this hazard communication program as required by the Hazard Communication Regulation (Title 8, CCR 5194). 

The Hazard Communication Program Manager for the Riverside Community College District is the Director of Risk Management. This position has full authority and responsibility for implementing and maintaining this program. The District provides information about the hazardous substances in our workplace, the associated hazards, and the control of these hazards through a comprehensive hazard communication program that includes the elements listed below. ​

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Heat Illness Prevention Program

heat illness

The purpose of this program is to ensure that all Riverside Community College District employees, working in outdoor places of employment or in other areas when environmental risk factors for heat illness are present, are protected from heat illness and are knowledgeable of heat illness symptoms, methods to prevent illness, and procedures to follow if symptoms occur. Affected employees may include staff from Facilities, Warehouse, Police, Food services, Safety and event planning staff. This document will go over all parts of the plan including responsibility, provision of water, access to shade, weather monitoring, procedures for handling a heatwave, high heat procedures, acclimatization, emergency response, handling a sick employee and training.

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