Tulane University

Tulane University Tulane University - Start

2016-02-28 115K 115 0 0

Description

Golf Cart . Training. Presented by Louis Mayer. RS, MPH, CSP, CFI. Tulane University. Office of Environmental Health. & Safety (OEHS). 988-2447. Sponsored by Facilities Services. Introduction. 1990-2006. ID: 234681 Download Presentation

Embed code:
Download Presentation

Tulane University




Download Presentation - The PPT/PDF document "Tulane University" is the property of its rightful owner. Permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web site for personal, non-commercial use only, and to display it on your personal computer provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright notices contained in the materials. By downloading content from our website, you accept the terms of this agreement.



Presentations text content in Tulane University

Slide1

Tulane University

Golf Cart Training

Presented by Louis Mayer

RS, MPH, CSP, CFI

Tulane University

Office of Environmental Health

& Safety (OEHS)

988-2447

Sponsored by Facilities Services

Slide2

Introduction

1990-2006Golf Cart injury rate increased more than 130%From 5,772 cases in 1990 to 13,411 IN 2006Most common injuries occurred from Falling & jumping from a golf cartEjection resulting in head injuries

Tulane University

Slide3

Purpose – Golf Carts

To move quickly & quietly across common areasFor the efficient & economic transportation of persons & equipment to various campus locations

Tulane University

Slide4

Golf Cart Policy

Tulane University Uptown Campus onlyApproved by the TU President’s CabinetApplies to use of golf carts & other 3 or 4 wheeled cart-type vehiclesPowered by electric or internal combustion enginesOperated by TU employees, students & university-approved contractors

Tulane University

Slide5

Golf Cart Policy

To provide guidance regarding acquisition & operation of golf cartsEstablishes a method to track registrationSpecifies their permissible useAddresses safety issues

Tulane University

Slide6

Golf Cart Policy

Limited to Valid Business UseTransporting personnel, equipment, supplies for TUTransporting employees or students with temporary or permanent disability needsOffice of Insurance & Risk Management to maintain a master list of TU depts approved to operate golf cartsNumber of carts, registration numbers & operatorsUniversity-approved contractor may be approved to use a university-owned golf cartProhibits personal use other than disability-related needs

Tulane University

Slide7

Golf Cart Policy

OperatorsOnly authorized employees, contractors, & studentsMust have a valid driver’s licenseMust receive a copy of the Golf Cart PolicyYour dept must ensure employee compliance with license & policy distribution & documentation.Prohibited operatorsDependents of authorized operatorsNon-affiliates of TU except for approved contractorsAnyone without a valid driver’s license

Tulane University

Slide8

Golf Cart Policy

Approved use areas Designated routes – see http://tulane.edu/counsel/oirm/upload/Golf-Cart-Routes-and-Parking-Uptown-Campus.pdf for mapKeep copy of laminated map in cart at all timesRoute changes or maps to be sent via email to the dept contactDo not operate golf carts on public streets or city sidewalksExcept as per the map to access university property that is not adjacent to other university property or that is not easily accessible

Tulane University

Slide9

Slide10

Golf Cart Parking – H. T. Memorial Library - 2013

Tulane University

Slide11

Golf Cart Policy

Parking areasUse designated areasPacked gravel surfacesHard, paved surfaces (such as asphalt, concrete, brick)Do not park in non-designated areasSoft surfaces Landscaping, unpaved surfaces, natural covered areas with mulch, pine bark or strawIn front of building entrances, stairs, handicap ramps or main thoroughfaresSidewalks

Tulane University

Slide12

Golf Cart Policy – Improper Parking

Tulane University

Slide13

Golf Cart Policy

Parking (cont’d)Exception – When delivering equipment/materials to a building without a parking space near the entranceMay temporarily park in front of the buildingFor no more than 10 minutes

Tulane University

Slide14

Golf Cart Policy

AcquisitionComplete Request for Purchase Form (http://tulane.edu/counsel/oirm/upload/Request-for-Purchase-of-a-Golf-Cart.pdfApproval needed from Office of Insurance & Risk Management & SVP for Operations/CFOAcquire cart through PurchasingPurchase electric carts whenever feasibleDispositionContact Tulane University Police Department (TUPD)

Tulane University

Slide15

Golf Cart Policy

Registration ProcessFacilities Services to equip carts withAudible warning deviceStrobe lightSticker with phone number for reports of policy violationsLaminated map to be kept in vehicleTrainingCoordinated by Facilities Services & Office of Insurance & Risk ManagementRequired for all golf cart operatorsNo more than once annually

Tulane University

Slide16

Golf Cart Policy

Registration Process (cont’d)Provide info to TUPDName of dept or contractorName, number & email of dept responsible personDescription of cart with serial number & asset numberTUPD verifiesOfficial university logo displayed on cartContractor owned carts have contractor’s nameTUPD issuesPermit number Applied to vehicle

Tulane University

Slide17

Golf Cart Policy

Safety - VehicularDo not operate in a manner that may endanger passengers, others or damage propertyObey all campus traffic regulations & signsTravel in the direction of the flow of traffic when on a campus street Do not exceed posted speed limits for motorized vehicles on campus streets

Tulane University

Slide18

Golf Cart Policy

Safety – Pedestrian & CyclistsPedestrians and cyclists have the right of wayStay at least 10 feet behind any pedestrian or cyclistDo not exceed the speed of pedestrian traffic present on campus sidewalksDo not pass pedestrians or cyclists at any timeIf a pedestrian or cyclist is traveling in the opposite directionCome to a complete stopWait until the pedestrian or cyclist passes

Tulane University

Slide19

Golf Cart Policy

Safety - PersonalDo not exceed the passenger limit or load capacity for the cartPassengers must keep their heads, legs & arms inside the cabDo not stand on the back of the cartDo not modify a cart without the permission of Facilities Services. Only Facilities Services can modify a cart.

Tulane University

Slide20

Golf Cart Policy

Safety - PersonalWhile the cart is moving, an operator cannotUse a cellphoneWrite, read or send text messagesOperate the audible alarm and strobe while the cart is moving.Use the headlights for operation after dark. Do not use a cart after dark if not equipped with headlights that operate.

Tulane University

Slide21

Golf Cart Policy

Enforcement by TUPDFor the safe operation, registration & parking of cartsCitations to be issued to the operatorFor parking, speeding and other operational violations Citations to be issued to the responsible dept or contractorIf the operator cannot be identifiedCopies of citations to be sent to the dept, Office of Insurance & Risk Management and SVP for Operations/CFO.If a contractor is issued a citation, the dept hiring the contractor is responsible for the fine if it is not paid.

Tulane University

Slide22

Golf Cart Policy

MaintenanceRoutinely inspect & maintain the cart as per manufacturerInspect no less than annuallyMaintenance to be performed by Facilities ServicesDepts to be charged for this serviceSecuring of cartsLock or secure when not in use or after hoursResponsibility of the dept for property damage or bodily injury

Tulane University

Slide23

Questions?

Tulane University

For copy of

policy

and forms, go to http://tulane.edu/counsel/oirm/golfcart.cfm

Slide24

Quiz

1. The most common injuries noted from 1990 – 2006 involving a golf cart were the following:A. Falling from a golf cartB. Jumping from a golf cartC. Ejection resulting in head injuriesD. A and BE. A, B, and C2. The Golf Cart Policy for Tulane University applies only to the Uptown Campus.A. TrueB. False

Tulane University

Slide25

Quiz

3. The Golf Cart Policy applies to 3 or 4 wheeled cart-type vehicles powered only by electric motors.A. TrueB. False4. Limited to Valid Business Use in the Golf Cart Policy applies to A. Transporting personnel, equipment and supplies for TUB. Transporting employees or students with temporary or permanent disability needsC. Both A and BD. None of the above

Tulane University

Slide26

Quiz

5. One must have a valid driver’s license to operate a golf cart.A. TrueB. False6. There are no exceptions to the operation of a golf cart on a public street or city sidewalk.A. TrueB. False

Tulane University

Slide27

Quiz

7. Authorized contractors and students may operate a golf cart.A. TrueB. False8. When delivering equipment/materials to a building without a parking space near the entrance, one mayA. Temporally park in front of the buildingB. Park for no more than 10 minutesC. Block exits D. All of the aboveE. Only A and B

Tulane University

Slide28

Quiz

9. One must stay at least 5 feet behind any pedestrian or cyclist when operating a Golf Cart. A. TrueB. False10. Golf carts must have the following:A. Audible alarm deviceB. Strobe lightC. Sticker with phone number for reporting of policy violation D. Laminated mapE. All of the aboveF. Only A and B

Tulane University


About DocSlides
DocSlides allows users to easily upload and share presentations, PDF documents, and images.Share your documents with the world , watch,share and upload any time you want. How can you benefit from using DocSlides? DocSlides consists documents from individuals and organizations on topics ranging from technology and business to travel, health, and education. Find and search for what interests you, and learn from people and more. You can also download DocSlides to read or reference later.