Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

SPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE: December 22, 2008
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Director
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Seventy-Seven


This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Stormwater Management S70.60

This new section provides regulatory requirements and responsibilities regarding planning, operating, monitoring, maintaining, and protecting the stormwater system at WSU Pullman, WSU Spokane, WSU Tri-Cities, and WSU Vancouver. The section also includes contact procedures for reporting illicit discharges, concerns, and emergencies.

Ergonomics S80.15

This revision updates the policy and procedures for evaluating work environments for physical risk factors and reporting symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders and/or computer vision syndrome.

Respiratory Protection Program S80.80

This revision:

  • Updates the University requirements for review of hazard assessments and medical questionnaires regarding the use of respiratory protection equipment.
  • Updates the requirements regarding authorization to use respirators and purchasing respirators.
  • Removes the requirement for departments to use Blanket Authorization #250393 to purchase health care professional review and evaluation services.