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Scott R. Frakes, Director

Scott R. Frakes, Director

Appointed: February 2, 2015

Nebraska Dept. of Correctional Services
P.O. Box 94661
Lincoln, NE 68509-4661
(402) 471-2654

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Safety & Sanitation


This section is responsible for addressing the safety portion of DCS goal #1, "To provide a secure and safe environment for both staff and inmates to realize individual potential."

The safety and sanitation functions are accomplished through inspections of all facilities on a periodic basis. The inspections are used to identify and assist in the correction of safety hazards and sanitation needs.

Administrative Regulations are developed and revised in order to comply with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards and other state and federal statutes, codes and regulations, including:

  • The Life Safety Code (LSC)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations
  • The National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards

The Safety Coordinator conducts semi-annual safety training for employees, is a regular member of the DCS internal auditing team and in addition has responsibility for the Department's asbestos abatement program and environmental monitoring program.


For more information contact:

Jill Ourada, Safety/Sanitation Coordinator

Phone: (402) 479-5742
Fax: (402) 479-5842