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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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New Mexico Job Health and Safety Poster

New Mexico Job Health and Safety Poster (Engilish and Spanish) from NMED. Click image (jpg format) or NMOSHA-Poster-pdf1 (pdf format) to download poster    

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Caution near Campus Hawks

Please use caution when walking near the Rentfrow Gym & Regent Row areas on Steward Street, NMSU campus. A pair of Swainson Hawks are roosting in the area trees and have dived at pedestrians. If you plan to be in the area, please read the attached messages for precautions.            …
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Housekeeping Safety Tips

Housekeeping is crucial to safe workplaces. It can help prevent injuries and improve productivity and morale, as well as make a good first impression on visitors. Experts agree that all workplace safety programs should incorporate housekeeping, and every worker should play a part. In addition, housekeeping should have management’s commitment so workers realize its importance…
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