Use of Equipment and Vehicles

Equipment and vehicles essential in accomplishing job duties are expensive and may be difficult to replace. When using College property, employees are expected to exercise care, perform required maintenance and follow all operating instructions, safety standards and guidelines. Anyone operating an Agnes Scott vehicle MUST be properly licensed for the vehicle being driven.

Employees are required to notify their supervisor if any equipment, machines, tools or vehicles appear to be damaged, defective or in need of repair. Prompt reporting of damages, defects and the need for repairs could prevent deterioration of equipment and possible injury to employees or others. The supervisor can answer any questions about an employee's responsibility for maintenance and care of equipment or vehicles used on the job.

The improper, careless, negligent, destructive or unsafe use or operation of equipment or vehicles, as well as excessive or avoidable traffic and parking violations, can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Policy No.  508  Issued  1/1/2004