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UCR Local Procedure 35: Protective Clothing, Equipment and Uniforms


UCR Local Procedure - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, EQUIPMENT AND UNIFORMS
October 1997

  1. RELATED POLICIES AND REFERENCES
    1. Personnel Policy 35 – Protective Clothing, Equipment and Uniforms
  2. DEFINITIONS
    1. Protective Work Clothing
      Protective work clothing is worn over, or in place of, regular clothing to protect the employee's clothing from damage or abnormal soiling, or to maintain a sanitary environment, and includes serving aprons, laboratory coats or dresses, shop coats, and surgical gowns.
    2. Safety Equipment
      Safety equipment protects the employee and includes head coverings, gloves, goggles, prescription safety glasses, safety shoes, handguns, batons and handcuffs.
    3. Uniforms
      Uniforms (excluding shoes) are worn for the purpose of visual identification of University personnel in police, parking and guard occupations and are authorized for wear only while an employee is on duty or traveling to or from the duty location. Uniforms may consist of shirts, ties, pants, dresses, skirts, blouses and jackets which are of the same design, color and style.
  3. PROCEDURES
    1. When a uniform is required by the University, an employee shall be responsible, at the time of hire or placement in that position, to purchase a uniform as specified by the University.
    2. If an employee is required by the University to wear a uniform, a replacement allowance shall be paid to the employee on July 1 of each year as follows:
      1. A full-time employee who has completed 12 months of service since the previous July 1 shall receive a full allowance toward the purchase of a replacement uniform.
      2. A full-time employee who has completed less than 12 months of service, a full-time employee who has worn a uniform less than full-time, and a part-time employee shall receive a pro-rated allowance toward the purchase of a replacement uniform based on the percent of time the employee worked in the uniform since the previous July 1.
    3. Eligibility and Maximum Allowances
      Title CodeClass NameAnnual Maximum Allowance

      5313

      Police Sergeant

      $600.00

      5323

      Police Officer

      600.00

      5325

      Senior Security Guard-Supervisor

      250.00

      5330

      Principal Parking Supervisor

      270.00

      5331

      Senior Parking Supervisor

      270.00

      5337

      Senior Parking Representative-Supervisor

      243.00

      5338

      Parking Representative-Supervisor

      243.00

      5339

      Parking Supervisor

      243.00

      5218

      Public Safety Dispatcher-Supervisor

      350.00

  4. RESPONSIBILITY
    The organizational unit will determine the use of uniforms; and, in consultation with the Environmental Health and Safety Department, determine protective work clothing and safety equipment.

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