Certain materials are available for purchase in the shops and labs. The Campus Bookstore stocks basic personal protection equipment — face masks, gloves and safety glasses for sale. Faculty and staff must instruct and require users of the shop to use the proper safety gear in the appropriate manner.
Hazardous waste disposal is contracted out to a contractor licensed by the State of Michigan. Containers are provided for areas where hazardous waste has been identified. It is the departments’ responsibility to inform Campus Facilities of hazardous waste located in areas other than the shops and labs.
All Academic Facilities shop managers, staff and work-study technicians are certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED. Campus Safety has implemented a step-by-step response plan for accidents, injuries and fire that may occur in the shops. The plan is posted in each area. Faculty should familiarize themselves with these procedures.
When anyone is injured, the supervisor at the shop must fill out an Accident/Injury Report Form at the CCS Security Office.
Academic Facilities maintains consistent open shop hours to facilitate the needs of students, faculty and staff. Hours are posted at the beginning of each semester and are aligned with the building hours posted by Campus Safety.
The Director of Academic Facilities oversees all Academic Facilities operations, equipment, technology, and strategic planning. The Director works with faculty, staff and students to strengthen the infrastructure for teaching and learning in an interdisciplinary environment through the safe operation of the academic facilities. The Director of Academic Facilities provides direction and support for pedagogy, research, operations, equipment purchasing, training, growth, and technology. The Director is an ex-officio member of the Health and Safety Committee of the Faculty Assembly that works to create policy that improves and supports a safe and healthy working environment campus- wide, and communicates those policies to the larger CCS community.