ASE 6 - Safety and Security*
related RPM 2.01
Note: Please see Checklist: Facility Observation in the Tools Index for additional assistance with this standard.
The organization assesses its safety and security needs and:
Interpretation: Such measures can include bars on windows and alarm systems, and written policies prohibiting the possession of weapons on the facilities premises except by qualified security and law enforcement personnel. Staff safety measures should include protocols for staff that work off-site, and methods for maintaining contact with them. Working “off-site” is also commonly known as working “in the field.” Off-site workers may also be telecommuters. Additionally, the standard requires the organization to have a readily accessible telephone in each major service area.
Fire drills are conducted according to legal requirements, and held at least:
An organization that transports service recipients in its vehicles or permits transportation in vehicles that belong to the organization’s personnel, volunteers, or contractors requires:
NA The organization does not transport service recipients in vehicles owned by the organization, personnel, volunteers, or contractors.
An organization that provides services for perpetrators and victims of violent crimes in the same facility or grounds, monitors and manages all interactions between such populations to ensure psychological and physical safety.
NA The organization does not provide services for perpetrators and victims of violent crimes in the same facility.
When undertaking building construction, demolition, or renovation, proper controls, as required, reduce risk and minimize impact on the environment, service recipients, and staff.
Update: Added NA - 06/01/10
NA The organization has not undergone any building construction, demolition, or renovation.