Category Archives: Employee Health

It’s Hot Outside

Hot weather can kill . This CDC brochure gives the warning signs and measures to prevent heat exhaustion and heat stroke, both serious health issues which can cause sickness, permanent injury, or death. It is a MUST READ for those NMSU employees, students, and families that work, exercise, play or travel outside in the hot…
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Caution near Campus Hawks

Please use caution when walking near the Rentfrow Gym & Regent Row areas on Steward Street, NMSU campus. A pair of Swainson Hawks are roosting in the area trees and have dived at pedestrians. If you plan to be in the area, please read the attached messages for precautions.            …
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Near Miss Incident Form

Near Miss Incident Form – Template to be completed for any NMSU near miss incidents (details on the form). This information is for use in preventing similar incidents and potential losses in the future.   The form is also located on the EHS Safety website under NMSU Loss Prevention and Loss Control    

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OSHA’s new rule limits exposure to silica inhalation

OSHA has issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Key provisions: Reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air, averaged over an 8-hour shift. Requires…
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Zika Virus – CDC What You Need to Know

Zika Virus – What You Need to Know information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at https://www.usa.gov/features/zika-virus-what-you-need-to-know                        

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CPR/AED/First Aid training

Need to get CPR/AED/First Aid certified? Sign up to get certified at the Aquatic Center. Class is Saturday February 20th from 9 am to 1pm. Learn how to save a life and always a great skill to put on those summer job applications!  If you are interested, please contact Katie Gillis 575-646-3347 or ktgillis@nmsu.edu Info…
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2015 OSHA log for NMSU

  NMSU 2015 OHSA 300 Injury & Illness log The NMSU 2015 OSHA 300 log, a summary of NMSU employee accidents/injuries in 2015, has been posted on our safety website at http://safety.nmsu.edu/campus-safety/loss-prevention-and-loss-ctrl/2015-osha-300-log/  [ LINK].        

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