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ATTENTION: Chemical Inventory Database is down

The NMSU Chemical Inventory Database is down temporarily. We are currently working on getting the issue resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. -EHS&RM Staff

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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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OSHA 300 Log – 2017

NMSU 2017 OSHA 300 Log Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management has posted the annual summary of employee injuries and illnesses for 2017. 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 post…
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Welcome as NEW Assistant Directors, Polly and Dave!

Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management (EHS&RM ) welcomes two NEW Assistant Directors and check out our NEW department name and function. We have many new and exciting changes in EHS&RM.  Congratulations Dave Schoep in your promotion to Assistant Director for Research Safety and expanded responsibilities encompassing research related safety programs in the areas of…
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NMSU Fall Safety Training

The 2017 Fall Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) training schedule is available via the safety training calendar.  The safety training facility is in Academic Research C building. A map is on the Safety home page. Safety Training Requirements are determined based on work activities.  Guidelines for workers are provided by work categories: non-laboratory, lab and research…
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An Alliance of Faculty & Environmental Health & Safety Toward Safety Goals

Dr. David Rockstraw of Chemical & Materials Engineering (CHME) and Derrik Wootton from Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) recently presented at the 2017 Campus Safety Health & Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) Annual Conference. Together they discussed the alliance between CHME and EH&S to establish a positive safety culture at NMSU. Tools and strategies that have…
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Caution, aggressive Hawks on Campus

Please use caution when walking near the Rentfro Gym & Regent Row areas on Stewart Street, NMSU campus. A pair of Swainson Hawks are roosting in the area trees and have dived at pedestrians.  Since the beginning of July, the hawks are being more aggressive.  The reports indicate that they have dived and struck pedestrians on…
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Heat Illness Precautions

A new video from OSHA aims to inform workers of all ages about the importance of taking precautions against heat illness. Dozens of workers die every year because of working in the heat, OSHA says. Most of those deaths take place in the first few days of working in the heat, which makes it especially…
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Five Safety Staff receive awards today

EH&S Safety Staff receive awards March 31, 2017 Click image below or http://safety.nmsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/72/2017/03/2017_0330-ServiceStricklandAwards.pdf  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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