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Battery Disposal Policy


All batteries are considered hazardous and must be handled and disposed as universal hazardous waste - to be disposed at F&PS (Bldg 16).

Improper disposal may result in fines from County of Riverside Department of Environmental Health.

Electronic Hazardous Waste (E-Waste)

"E-waste" refers to any unwanted electronic device and is classified as universal waste.

Please see the attached document for proper disposal procedures.

Five common safety violations
 

This handout was created for your convenience.

It is a quick resource for important safety information.

Unknown / Abandoned Material Procedure


To ensure that all CBU Faculty/Staff are aware that non-labeled containers could contain hazardous and/or toxic materials, please see the attached procedure.

Designated Vehicle Washing Station


Mission Hall Lawn
On-Campus vehicle washing is ONLY permitted to students/personnel that reside on campus. Employees are not permitted to wash private vehicle on CBU campus property.
Click here for the Vehicle Washing Policy and Procedure.
 

Campus Safety Tips


College students living away from home should take a few minutes to make sure they are living in a fire-safe environment. Educating students on what they can do to stay safe during the school year is important and often overlooked.

HoverBoard Safety Tips
 

Hover board — part toy, part transportation. These self-balancing scooters have quickly become the latest fad. However, many hover boards have been linked to fires. NFPA urges you to be fire safe when using these devices.

Portable Heater Safety Tips
 

When the weather turns cold, it can bring a chill into our homes. Portable space heaters have become a popular way to supplement central heating or heat one room. If you plan to use portable electric space heaters, make sure to follow these tips and recommendations.

Flammable Material Storage Cabinets 

All flammable materials (i.e. acetone, aerosols, spray paint) must be placed in an approved metal, flammable storage cabinet.

Failing to properly store flammable materials may result in Department Fines during Riverside Fire Department inspections.

Fire Extinguisher Accessibility 

A blocked fire extinguisher may inhibit the ability to quickly extinguish a small fire. Under no circumstances should a fire extinguisher cabinet be blocked, preventing access.

Blocking access to fire extinguishers may result in Department Fines during Riverside Fire Department inspections.

Fire Protection Systems 

Blocked fire protection systems (i.e. sprinkler heads, fire/smoke detectors) may inhibit the equipment from properly functioning during a fire emergency. Under no circumstances should fire protection systems be blocked.

Blocking fire protection systems may result in Department Fines during Riverside Fire Department inspections.

Fire Extinguisher Use Guidelines 

Your safety and the safety of others is always first priority. Before attempting to extinguish any fire, ensure there is a safe exit path and someone has been directed to activate the alarm and contact California Baptist University Department of Public Safety at 951.343.4311.

Electrical Panel Accessibility

Immediate and unrestricted access to electrical equipment is essential for protecting employees in the workplace.

Blocked electrical panels may result in Department Fines during Riverside Fire Department inspections.

Extension Cord Safety 

Under no circumstances may a non-surge protected extension cord be used in lieu of permanent wiring; extension cords or surge protectors must never be connected to another extension cord or surge projector.

Improper use of extension cords or surge protectors may result in Department Fines during Riverside Fire Department inspections.

Laundry Room Maintenance Guidelines 

The area behind washing machines and dryers must be inspected and cleaned at the end of each semester to ensure the area is free from flammable materials.

Failing to keep these areas clean may result in Fines during Riverside Fire Department inspections.
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