Reference Documents by Subject A-Z

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15 Passenger Vans
15 Passenger Van Sample Policy (pdf)     15PV-001
15 Passenger Vans Best Practices   15PV-002

Accident Investigation
Accident Investigation Form - Sample 1 (pdf)    AXIN-001
Accident Investigation Form - Sample 2   AXIN-002
Accident Investigation Form - Sample 3 (pdf)    AXIN-003
Accident Investigation Guidelines   AXIN-004
Five Questions to Ask During Incident Investigation (pdf)    AXIN-005
Guide to Identifying Causal Factors (pdf)    AXIN-006
Sample Near Miss Accident Report   AXIN-007
Sample Vehicle or Equipment Accident Report   AXIN-008
Sample Vehicle & Equipment Incident Review Program (pdf)   AXIN-009
Accident Review Board - Sample Policy   AXIN-010

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
ADA 2000 City Government Common Problems (pdf)    ADAR-001
ADA 2000 Small Town Guide (pdf)    ADAR-002
ADA 2010 Standards (pdf)    ADAR-003
ADA 2012 Swimming Pool Access (pdf)    ADAR-004

Cell Phone Policy
Cell Phone Policy - Sample 1    CLPH-001
Cell Phone Policy - Sample 2    CLPH-002
Cell Phone Policy - Sample 3    CLPH-003
Cell Phone Policy - Sample 4    CLPH-004

Chlorine
Chlorine Facts and Guidelines   CHLR-001
Chlorine Safety    CHLR-002

Computer Internet Policies
Sample Computer Policy    CPTR-001
Sample Computer, Internet and Network Usage Policy   CPTR-002
Social Media Policies (pdf)    CPTR-003
Internet Policy    CPTR-004

Confined Spaces
Confined Space Poster (pdf)    CFSP-001
Safety in Confined Spaces    CFSP-002

Contractors and Subcontractors
Contractor Liability Insurance Requirements  CNSB-001
Private Probation Services Bulletin (pdf)   CNSB-002

Counseling Habitual Claimants
Habitual Claimants Guidelines   HABC-001

Disciplinary Procedures
Disciplinary Procedures - Sample 1    DISP-001
Disciplinary Procedures - Sample 2    DISP-002

Emergency Vehicles
Best Practices for Emergency Vehicles   EMVE-001
Sample Emergency Vehicle Operations Policy    EMVE-002

Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B Declination Statement    HEPB-001
Hepatitis B Vaccine (pdf)    HEPB-002

Holiday Checklist

Holiday Checklist    HDAY-001

Job Descriptions and Physicals
Job Descriptions (pdf)    JDPH-001

Light Duty
Light Duty Return to Work   LDTY-001

Loss Control Bulletins
Christmas Lights (pdf)    BLTN-001
Emergency Vehicle Alert (pdf)    BLTN-002
Emerging Health Issues (pdf)    BLTN-003
Firefighter SCBA Equipment Alert (pdf)    BLTN-004
Gas Pilot Lights (pdf)    BLTN-005
New Firearms Law - Municipal Reqs. (pdf)    BLTN-006
Playground Safety (pdf)    BLTN-007
Pool Testing Safety Alert (pdf)    BLTN-008
Chlorine Safety (pdf)      BLTN-009
Fire Extinguisher Bulletin (pdf)     BLTN-010
Heat Related Illness (pdf)     BLTN-011
Electrical Safety Tips (pdf)     BLTN-012
Ladder Safety Tips (pdf)     BLTN-013
Playground Safety Tips (pdf)     BLTN-014
Bucket Truck Safety (pdf)     BLTN-015
Defensive Flagging (pdf)      BLTN-016
Hand Tool Safety (pdf)     BLTN-017
Hearing Safety (pdf)     BLTN-018
Private Probation Service Bulletin (pdf)     BLTN-019
Back Safety (pdf)     BLTN-020
Power Line Safety (pdf)     BLTN-021
String Trimmer Safety (pdf)     BLTN-022
Sexual Harassment (pdf)     BLTN-023
10 Steps to an Effective Motor Vehicle Safety Program (pdf)    BLTN-024

Motor Vehicle Record Checks
Driver License Point System    MVRC-001
Perform Motor Vehicle Record Checks  MVRC-002
Sample MVR Policy    MVRC-003
MVR Policy Sample 2   MVRC-004

New Hire Safety Orientation

New Employee Safety Orientation (pdf)  NHSO-001

Non-Employees in Municipal Vehicles

Guest Passenger in Municipal Vehicle   NEMV-001
Non-Employees Riding Exposure Explained    NEMV-002
Sample Vehicle Use Policy Form  NEMV-003

PPE Usage Policy

Personal Protective Equipment    PPEQ-001
Personal Protective Equipment Policy   PPEQ-002
PPE Use Policy    PPEQ-003

Property Inspections
Employee Report of Hazard (pdf)    PRIN-001
Fire Assessment Poster (pdf)    PRIN-002
Life Safety Evaluation Checklist (pdf)    PRIN-003
Maine Municipal League Inspection Guide (pdf)    PRIN-004
Risk Assessment Checklist   PRIN-005
Sample Facilities Inspection Checklist   PRIN-006
Workshop Safety Checklist (pdf)    PRIN-007

Recreation
   Archery
  
Archery Park Guide    RCAR-001

   Bleacher Safety
   Bleacher Safety Guidelines    RCBL-001
   CPSC Guideleines - Retrofitting Bleachers (pdf)    RCBL-002

   Equestrian
   Equestrian Event Signage Statute    RCEQ-001

   General
   Sample Emergency Plan for Sports Facility    RCGN-001
   
   Playgrounds
   CPSC Public Playground Safety Handbook (pdf)    RCPG-001

   Skate Parks
   Skateboard Park Signage Statute    RCSB-001
   TML Public Skating Facility Guidelines (pdf)    RCSB-002

   Soccer Goals
   CPSC Movable Soccer Goals Guidelines (pdf)    RCSO-001

   Swimming Pools
   ADA Regulations for Swimming Pools Bulletin (pdf)    RCSP-001
   CDC Pool Guidelines (pdf)    RCSP-002
   Pool Water Testing Safety Bulletin (pdf)    RCSP-003
   TML Aquatics Risk Management (pdf)    RCSP-004
   ADA 2012 Swimming Pool Access (pdf)   RCSP-005

Renting Out of Muncipal Equipment
Attorney General Opinion 94-00134    RMEQ-001
Attorney General Opinion 97-00061   RMEQ-002
Summary of AG Opinions on Renting   RMEQ-003

Safety Incentives
Attorney General Opinion - Safety Incentive Programs    SFTI-001
Safety Incentive Programs   SFTI-002
Sample Safety Incentive Program   SFTI-003

Safety Meetings
Safety Meeting Documentation    SFTM-001
Safety Meeting Guidelines   SFTM-002

SCBA Air Analysis
NFPA SCBA Air Analysis Requirements   SCBA-001
SCBA Air Analysis Safety Bulletin   SCBA-003

Seat Belt Policy
Seat Belt Policy   STBL-001

Sewer Backup Response
Coping with a Sewer Backup (pdf)    SEWR-001
Information for Homeowners and Residents (pdf)    SEWR-002
Onsite Sewer Backup Assessment (pdf)    SEWR-003
Sewer Backup Follow Up Investigation (pdf)    SEWR-004
Sewer Backup Intake Report (pdf)    SEWR-005
Sewer Backup Legal and Liability Considerations (pdf)    SEWR-006
Sewer Backup Response Procedures (pdf)    SEWR-007

Sexual Harassment
Sample Sexual Harassment Policies    SXHA-001
Sexual Harassment Free Workplace   SXHA-002
Sexual Harassment Bulletin (pdf)    SXHA-003

Special Events
KLC Special Events Planning Guide (pdf)    SPEV-001
Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP)  (pdf)   SPEV-002

Tool and Equipment Guarding
Grinder Safety Poster  (pdf)    TLGR-001
Zero Turn Mower ROPS (pdf)    TLGR-002

Trenching and Shoring
Trenching and Excavation Tips (pdf)     TRNC-001

Trip and Fall
Sidewalk Liability (pdf)    TRFL-001

Vehicle Inspections
Fleet Management for Public Entities    VHIN-001
Transit System Inspection List    VHIN-002
Vehicle Maintenance Request    VHIN-003
Weekly Vehicle Inspection     VHIN-004
Sample Fleet Safety Program    VHIN-005
10 Steps to an Effective Motor Vehicle Safety Program (pdf)    VHIN-006

Volunteer Fire Departments
Volunteer Fire Department Manual     VOFD-001

Volunteers, Inmate Use and Ride Alongs
Hold Harmless Agreement Template for Volunteers     VOLN-001
Volunteers in Municipal Government    VOLN-002
Work Release Inmate Use and Citizen Ride Alongs    VOLN-003

Work Zone Safety
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (pdf)  WZSF-001
Building Safer Highway Work Zones (pdf) WZSF-002