TO: All Principal Investigators & Project Administrators
FROM: Nelson Sakamoto
Director of Human Resources
SUBJECT: GUIDANCE: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Iselle & Other Severe Weather Conditions
Hurricane/Tropical Storm lselle and/or other severe weather conditions may pose possible disruptions to normal business operations. Therefore all Principal Investigators and Project Administrators are urged to take all necessary precautions. Severe weather guidance :
Monitor and follow recommendations from the National Weather Service: We recommend you begin monitoring the severe weather conditions at the National Weather Service website http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl. We also recommend monitoring your local television and radio stations for the most current conditions and news.
Principal Investigators (NOT RCUH) will determine changes in work schedules due to unforeseen weather conditions: Please refer to the RCUH Policy #3.262 – Work Schedule, Work Week and Work Hours, Details of Policy, 3) Unforeseen Disruption in Work Schedules- March 6, 2003 Memo re: Unforeseen Disruption in Work Schedules. Attached is a copy of these RCUH guidelines. We also recommend you establish “Emergency Contact Phone Tree” with phone numbers of all staff, if conditions worsen necessitating you to call off work.
- Safety: All Principal Investigators and Project Administrators are urged to take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all RCUH employees during severe weather conditions. As necessary field operations and other outdoor activities may need to be altered if conditions worsen.
- Communicate with your staff: Inform your employees of your contingency plans in the event the hurricane/tropical storm severely impacts your operations.
Thank you for your cooperation.