• Continue to work with Facilities Services on development and implementation of campus wide oxygen monitor program for areas that have potential for oxygen deficiency (storage of cryogenics, carbon monoxide manifold systems, etc.). Stopped
  • Develop Asbestos Management Plan for buildings with asbestos-containing fireproofing and acoustical ceiling treatments. Completed
  • Continue to work with NCDENR on development and implementation of remedial action plan for the Town of Chapel Hill Old Sanitary Landfill at Carolina North. In Process
  • Apply for a Manufacturing and Distribution license for BRIC’s cyclotron facility. In Process
  • Update the University’s construction design guidelines for hazardous materials (lead and asbestos), to reflect new regulatory drivers and best practices. In Process
  • Implement the clinical laboratory inspection program to ensure a safe work environment for employees working in clinical laboratory areas. In Process
  • Update the University’s Title V permit to incorporate the proposed new on-campus emergency generators. Completed
  • Renew the University’s Reclaimed Water Permit. Completed
  • Continue to monitor the design and start-up of the clean room in the cyclotron facility. Establish appropriate safety programs for imaging modalities in BRIC. In Process
  • Implement the 10 CFR 37 requirements for the irradiator security program. Completed
  • Review the University’s Lead Based Paint Policy and update as necessary to incorporate new legislation. Completed
  • Review the University’s Biosafety program for BSL2+ lab work. Create tiers for research labs based on risk assessments. In Process
  • Continue to improve the fire extinguisher program by collecting and analyzing the program data on campus fire extinguishers and encouraging high-risk departments to conduct monthly fire extinguisher inspections. Completed
  • Develop a white paper on the applicability of the ASHRAE Standard 188P-Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems and the AIHA publication “Recognition, Evaluation and Control of Legionella in Building Water Systems” for education across campus. Stopped
  • Review and update the Biological Safety online training programs by adding modules for HIV/SIV, Non-human primates / herpes B and viral amplification. In Process
  • Continue the implementation of the State’s Hazard Hero program across campus and actively use the theme of “June is Safety Month” as a communication vehicle to enhance the safety culture across campus. Completed
  • Update the hazardous materials shipping training program in support of the Export Control program. Completed
  • Recruit, train, equip, and implement a core group of Emergency Response Team members with enhanced capabilities and competencies. Completed
  • Lead the University’s response to Zika Virus preparedness to manage the risks and implement activities as needed. All actions will be coordinated under the University’s Emergency Operations plan. Completed
  • Support the Mary Ellen Jones renovation project including permitting, design review, demolition and construction activities. In Process
  • Develop, identify, and implement new clinical location classification mechanism in HASMIS for SOM personnel located off campus. Completed
  • Implement and distribute the updated Emergency Action Plan (EAP) form to Emergency Coordinators, track compliance and follow-up with departments on campus as needed. Completed
  • Continue the development and implementation of an on-line permitting program for Hot Work, Confined Space, and Energized Work. Completed
  • Explore Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag use for chemical inventory management and compliance. In Process
  • Support UNC’s Informal Contracting Process to ensure that the best-qualified, responsible, responsive contractors perform construction work on campus and build the base of contractors from which UNC selects. Completed
  • Finalize the chemical inventory tracking process for the on-line HMP program across campus. Stopped
  • Review and make improvements to the biosafety cabinet certification program. In Process
  • Bring the Research Animal Handler Questionnaire form into Hasmis to take advantage of our existing data systems/lab exposure plans and improve accuracy of reporting. Stopped
  • Review and publish the University’s last four years’ experience of PEP for needlesticks in order to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Completed
  • Develop and implement a waste tracking report in HASMIS for radioactive waste and mixed waste for decay in storage at the Radioactive Waste Storage Building, the Liquid Waste Pouring Facility and Storage Area 7 at the TSDF Building 53. Completed
  • Implement an EHS cross-functional team to analyze the reason(s) for the generation of high hazard and unknown chemical waste from University laboratories. In Process
  • Develop an action plan which drives education with the ultimate goal of the reduction of high hazard and unknown laboratory chemical waste generation. In Process

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  • Completed
  • In Process
  • Stopped

*The word intrapreneurship, a relatively new word as cited in the American Heritage Dictionary, is used here instead of the word productivity because it suggests a broader and more positive concept of integrating innovative approaches into the measurable activities of change and improvement.

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