Building Operations

Environmental Control Procedures

EH&S develops Environmental Control Procedures to address the COVID-19 safety of specific Harvard University operations.

The Environmental Control Procedure list provides an overview of the current documents. Environmental Control Procedure documents are available through the Return to the Workplace Planning Team or by contacting your Designated Safety Officer (DSO).


Documents

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Audience: Building & Facility Managers/FMO Custodial

CD Number: CD072A

Guide for the safe storage and use of flammable hand sanitizer within Massachusetts.

Updated

Audience: Building & Facility Managers

CD Number: CD068B

Frequently asked questions and guidance on COVID-19 risk and safety approaches in buildings and work operations for building managers, operators, and other administrators.

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Audience: Campus-Wide

CD Number: CD067A

How to properly manage and clean/disinfect shared workspaces, personal protective equipment (PPE), tools, and equipment to prevent and minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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Audience: Campus-Wide (Excluding Clinical Operations)

CD Number: CD084B

Summary of Massachusetts sector-specific site shutdown requirements and/or area closures as they may relate to non-clinical operations, as well as required cleaning and disinfection timing guidance following a presumptive or positive COVID-19 case.

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Audience: Building Electrical Equipment Operators/Qualified Electrical Workers

CD Number: CD035B

Guidance to assist Harvard University Qualified Electrical Workers, or employees who may operate building electrical equipment, when choosing face coverings appropriate for specific tasks.

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Audience: Building & Facility Managers

CD Number: CD049B

A comparison of the use of electrostatic spray technology with other methods of surface cleaning and disinfection.

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Audience: Campus Services

CD Number: CD065A

Guidance that identifies and describes the general prevention and protection practices for all Campus Services staff to minimize the spread of the illness caused by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

It differs from General Prevention/Protection Practices: Faculty & Staff in how Campus Services Human Resources is presently handling illness reporting and contact tracing.

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Audience: Campus Services Managers & Supervisors

CD Number: CD071B

Guidance for managers and supervisors to help determine when glove use is warranted during specific operations and work tasks.

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Audience: FMO Custodial

CD Number: CD019B

Example of a checklist that custodial supervisors can use to specify surfaces for disinfection.

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Audience: HUHS/HUMS/HSDM Clinic

CD Number: CD074B

Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements for transporting COVID-19 patient samples for testing.

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Audience: Managers/Supervisors

CD Number: CD086B

This document provides interim guidance for supervisors responding to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis in the workplace. The flowchart includes roles, notifications, and steps to be taken in regard to cleaning and disinfection, communication to staff and building tenants, and handling related absences following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.

Updated

Audience: Building & Facility Managers

CD Number: CD046A

Reopening guidance for facility managers regarding water, pests, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) after prolonged facility shutdown/reduced operations.

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Audience: Campus-Wide

CD Number: CD064B

Safety and procurement guidance on surface disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.