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Safety tip: Bystander Intervention (October 10, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: Bystander Intervention We can all help stop sexual assault by using bystander intervention techniques. You might observe a situation where you see that someone is in danger, or someone is planning a sexual assault against them, and have the opportunity to do something that makes a difference. Here are some danger signs you…
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Safety tip: Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13 (September 26, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13 “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,” works to educate people about three basic but essential steps to take to reduce the likelihood of having a fire – and how to escape safely in the event of one. NMSU’s Fire Department reminds us that we can…
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Safety tip: Fall Safety Training Events (September 12, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: Fall Safety Training Events As the semester gets underway, Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management would like to remind each of you of the NMSU requirements for safety training and to highlight our upcoming safety training events. Safety training requirements and a fall 2018 schedule PDF copy are available at https://hr.nmsu.edu/safety/wp-content/uploads/sites/72/2018/08/Fall-2018-Safety-Training-PDF.pdf. If you…
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Safety tip: What’s in those green boxes? (August 29, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: What’s in those green boxes? Emergencies often arrive unexpectedly. In that moment, preparedness is key. NMSU’s Facilities and Services is working to install emergency evacuation stair chairs in its buildings that have stairwells. This is a new initiative for 2018. So far, they have been placed at Hadley Hall, Health and Social Services…
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Safety tip: Slow down- look around (August 15, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: Slow down- look around This safety message is to remind you to slow down while driving and observe your surroundings as a pedestrian. Caution and attention to safety are absolutely critical with increased congestion and more vehicles, utility carts and pedestrian traffic on campus. Be especially courteous and patient with our new campus…
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Dedication of NMSU Bicycle Repair Stations

President Floros delivered the dedication of the NMSU Bicycle Repair Stations to David Shearer on August 7, 2018. Although David has retired from NMSU, he continues to champion bicycle safety at NMSU and within our local community. For up to date bicycle event information, David continues to maintain the bike safety web page for NMSU…
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Safety tip: If you like it, lock it (August 8, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: If you like it, lock it The most common crime on most college campuses is property theft. Surprisingly, a large amount of the property stolen is either not locked up at all, or is not locked up adequately. To help you keep your property safe, the New Mexico State University Police Department has…
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Fall 2018 Safety Events, Initiatives & Emergency Preparedness

  Emergency Preparedness and Safety Information As the fall semester gets underway, Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management reminds each of you to review the safety, health and security updates.  Emergency preparedness is everyone’s responsibility and a collaborative effort at New Mexico State University.  Emergency preparedness, safety information and an event schedule for Las Cruces…
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NEW: Online Laser Safety Training Course

Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management is pleased to announce the roll out of a new ONLINE Fundamentals of Laser Safety course. This course covers the fundamentals of laser safety and is required for all  users of Class 3B and Class 4 lasers and laser systems. This course was developed by the Safety Training Consortium…
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NMSU Former Landfill Monitoring and Future Use

New Mexico State University utilized an on-campus landfill for municipal solid waste and construction debris disposal from 1974 to mid-1989.  Working with the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED), NMSU has been actively monitoring the landfill area for methane generation and groundwater constituents of concern. The former landfill has been capped, closed, and a stone anti-erosion…
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