Washington State University
BUSINESS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

SAFETY AND SECURITY
50.07
Revised 2-11
Risk Management
335-6893

Equipment Damage or Loss

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REPORTING LOSSES OR DAMAGE

Lost or damaged University- or federally-owned equipment are reported as follows:

Inventoried Equipment Losses

Notify WSU Police

Immediately report the loss of all inventoried equipment to the local police department with jurisdiction. On the Pullman campus, notify the WSU Police; telephone 335-8548.

Inventory Control Report

See 20.50 regarding documenting equipment losses on Inventory Control Reports.

Insured Equipment Losses and Damages

Most University equipment is not insured. WSU operating budgets assume most losses and damage. If lost or damaged equipment is insured, departmental personnel coordinate the claims procedures through the Department of Risk Management.

Motor Vehicle Accidents or Losses

See SPPM S35.30.