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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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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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