In order to maintain a safe working environment and hazard-free building for public utilization, the Library Director, in conjunction with the head custodian shall make periodic tours of the library building in order to identify areas in need of repair or replacement. A Safety Checklist shall be used as an aid and guide in this endeavor. The public and employees are encouraged to call attention to any unsafe condition by notifying the Library Director.
Any accident on library property is to be immediately reported to the director using a Kingston Library Accident Form. If Employees are involved in an accident while at work, a New York State form C-2 EMPLOYER’s REPORT OF WORK-RELATED INJURY/ILLNESS must be completed as soon as possible following the accident and submitted to the director. If an accident involves a patron, the patron should be given a copy of the Kingston Library Accident Form available at the circulation desk. If the patron declines to fill out a report, the staff member on the scene shall fill out the report to the fullest extent possible. All reports should be forwarded to the Director as soon as they are completed.