Patron Safety and Accidents

It is the responsibility of every staff member to provide patrons with a safe environment in the Library and on Library property. Employees should be alert to any safety hazards and report them to a superior or personally correct the situation immediately.

If an accident does occur, immediate attention is given to any patrons involved, outside medical and police aid is requested, if needed. Afterwards, a full report is written and submitted to the Director. This report should include all details necessary to adequately describe the circumstances of the accident.

Library staff is mandated to report any situation that a child has been abused immediately to the authorities: whether physical, sexual, neglect or sexual exploitation