Category Archives: Environmental Protection

Suspension of Chemical Waste Pickups for Disposal

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY 575-646-3327 INTERDEPARTMENTAL M E M O R A N D U M SUPERVISORS PLEASE POST DATE:        June 28th, 2017  TO:           Distribute to All Lab Supervisors  FROM:     Drew Kaczmarek, Assistant Director, EH&S SUBJECT:     Suspension of Chemical Waste Pickups for Disposal  Suspension of chemical pickups for disposal will start Thursday, July 13th, 2017…
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2016 NMSU Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report – Las Cruces campus

NMSU Consumer Confidence Drinking Water Report Each year NMSU Facilities and Services provides the NMSU Las Cruces community a detailed report on NMSU’s water quality for the Las Cruces campus.  NMSU provides a high quality drinking water that is safe.  In order to ensure the quality of our water, the New Mexico Environment Department and…
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University Safety Committee Meeting, March 30th

To: NMSU Community Announcement:  There will be a University Safety Committee 3:30pm, Thursday March 30th, in Room 110 (Safety Training Facility), Academic Research Unit C, 1620 Standley Drive (map). Proposed Agenda (Rev.): New Online Lab Safety Training Modules: New Chemical Hygiene Plan for NMSU; HazMat Shipping Program UPDATES; Online Chemical Inventory System – EHSA improvements;…
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HazWaste Pick Up Suspended

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KEEP IT LABELED and KEEP IT CLOSED

Environmental Health & Safety implements new visual reminders for those working with hazardous materials. The stickers are attached to waste collection areas to facilitate compliance with the NM Environment Department regulations for hazardous waste collection and handling.  These efforts help avoid monetary fines and emphasize our procedures for hazardous waste management while promoting safety to…
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Refresher training provided to NMSU lab researchers

Environmental Health & Safety provided safety refresher to 442 NMSU lab researchers  During October, Environmental Health & Safety instructors provided the 2016 annual safety refresher to 442 NMSU lab faculty and researchers from 12 departments in the Colleges of ACES, Engineering, and Arts and Sciences. In the image Derrik Wootton, EH&S, discusses recent U.S. lab…
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Fall 2016 Lab Refresher Safety Classes scheduled

Four Lab Safety Refresher classes are scheduled in October 2016. This safety seminar class counts as annual lab safety refresher training for registered individuals that have completed the regular Laboratory Standard and/or Hazardous Waste Management classes safety class.  Registration is at http://safety.nmsu.edu/training/safety-training-calendar/ Environmental Health & Safety will present the ~60 minute large group, lab refresher…
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2016 Annual Maintenance Safety Blitz classes

Environmental Health & Safety provided 520 hours of refresher training on maintenance safety during the week of September 5th. The EH&S instructors provided the five 4-hour sessions in 2016 annual Maintenance Safety Blitz to 130 skilled-trades employees from Facility Services and DACC departments. The curriculum included refresher presentations on regulatory enforcement, spill prevention, storm water,…
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Suspension of Chemical Waste Collection

Date: June 22, 2016 To: NMSU Lab Supervisors From: Drew Kaczmarek, Assistant Director, EH&S Subject: Suspension of Chemical Waste Pickups for Disposal 1. Suspension of chemical pickups for disposal will start Thursday, July 7 th, 2016 due to our quarterly shipment of hazardous waste. Chemical pickups will resume on Monday, August 1, 2016 after the scheduled shipment….
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