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2017 University Street crosswalk construction

Construction of new crosswalk near Hagerty Rod intersection (think Chick-fil-a) is underway. Road work will to include new mid-street island and HAWK traffic signals. (see Jan 11, 2017 news clip) Construction expected to cause some delays into February.  

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New Espina Street configuration

Construction work on the Espina Street road diet over the winter break is complete.  The work started January 9 and finished before classes start (Jan 12, 2017). First image (right) is on view northward from North Horseshoe intersection to University         Image 2 shows and aerial view of Espina from University southward…
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Philadelphia: University student arrested for operating a drone

November 17, 2016  –Drexel University student was arrested after police say he was operating a drone over a protest in Center City Philadelphia. Joseph Roselli has been charged with aggravated assault, causing/risking catastrophe, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. It’s alleged the drone (shown in image) nearly hit a police helicopter says Chief Inspector…
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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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Employees expect to feel safe at work

About four out of five U.S. workers say they expect to feel safe at work, according to the results of a recent survey conducted and reviewed in Health and Safety Magazine published by the National Safety Council More on Survey

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2016 Pesticide Disposal, NMDA

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Safety Tips for Pokemon Go

Safety Tips: Pokémon Go (NMSU Hotline) The Pokemon Go game has become very popular on university campuses across the country. Whether you play the game yourself or not, it’s important for gamers and non-gamers to be aware of those around you to keep everyone safe. Here are some important safety tips: 1. Stay alert –…
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Hawk Territory, Precaution Reminder

The Hawk territory extends from the Astronomy Building and Frenger Mall at the north to the Intramural Field and from west of Computer Center building to the east of Breland Hall and the Activity Center.   Please use caution when walking in this area (see map).   A pair of Swainson Hawks with fledglings are…
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Good Dog, Bad Food (for dog)

“Foods for People That Are Bad for Your Dog.” Information from the US FDA. If you consider the family dog as family and toss him a piece of your food now and then— proceed with caution. As some foods meant for human consumption can be dangerous, and even deadly, to your dog. The attached brochure…
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500,000 Hoverboards recalled due fire hazard

Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by 10 Firms Due to Fire Hazard This recall involves self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. They have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs.  About 500,000 hoverboard units have been recalled.   Details are provided by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission at…
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