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Safety tip: Labeling hazardous waste (March 6, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Labeling hazardous waste Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management would like to remind the NMSU community to fully close and fully label each of your hazardous waste containers. NMSU undergoes unannounced New Mexico Environment Department/Environmental Protection Agency compliance inspections, and steep fines can be levied. Please ensure all of your hazardous waste containers…
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Safety tip: New online class focuses on hazardous materials safety (February 20, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: New online class focuses on hazardous materials safety Would you like to learn how to handle hazardous materials safely and protect our environment from the waste that is generated? There are several learning opportunities and the newest is an online refresher training for hazardous waste management and laboratory safety. These classes provide information…
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Safety tip: Fire drill best practices (February 6, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Fire drill best practices Each new semester, we greet many new students, faculty, visitors and staff at NMSU. The Emergency Planning Committee reminds you to become familiar with the buildings you visit. Know more than one way out in case of an emergency. The NMSU Fire Department conducts fire drills throughout the year…
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OSHA 300A Log – 2018

NMSU 2018 OSHA 300 A Log Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management has posted the annual summary of employee injuries and illnesses for 2018. The full details of this annual summary can be found here on the EHS&RM Webpage. Please click on the image of the OSHA Log for a PDF version to print and…
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Safety tip: Operating a scooter (January 23, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Operating a scooter Using a scooter? Here are some safety tips to remember: You must stop at all stop signs and red lights. A scooter is considered a vehicle by state law. The rider must keep the scooter under control at all times, and is responsible for avoiding collision with pedestrians, bicyclists or…
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Safety tip: Slow down, watch for pedestrians (January 9, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Slow down, watch for pedestrians 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 pedestrians and drivers as they find their…
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Safety tip: Stay safe this holiday season (December 19, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: Stay safe this holiday season Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Inspect electrical decorations for damage before use. Cracked or damaged sockets, loose or bare…
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Safety tip: What to do if you smell natural gas (December 5, 2018 Hotline)

Safety tip: What to do if you smell natural gas It’s cold in the mornings and gas furnaces are being used. NMSU and Facilities and Services would like you to be aware of what to do if you smell natural gas. Leave your home immediately, leave doors and windows open to ventilate the house, call…
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Stay Safe Webpage

The new website, https://staysafe.nmsu.edu/ is here to provide you quick access to resources to help you stay safe at NMSU. Designed to be used in a non-emergency situation,this website can direct you to useful information so you can be proactive about your own safety and the safety of other.  

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Active Shooter/Killer Workshop set for Today

The NMSU Police Department will conduct a workshop on what happens during an active shooter/killer incident, and what you can do to both survive and to help others. The workshop starts at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, in Domenici Hall, Room 109. The information presented during this workshop also works for virtually any major emergency….
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