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New Mexico State University
Environmental Health & Safety
2011 Safety & Security Initatives


NMSU Safety, Health & Security Initiatives 2011/2012

Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) asks everyone in the university community to review the safety, health and security aspects of your employment, research and/or learning at NMSU.  Instructors need to inform students at the beginning of each semester of the specific emergency and evacuation procedures and how to receive emergency notifications.  To prepare for a disaster, departments are responsible for developing their Continuity of Operations Plans (CoOP) that identifies their critical operations and essential positions needed to maintain departmental operations.   Emergency preparation at NMSU is a a collaborative effort involving NMSU Police, Fire & Emergency Services, Campus Health Center, University Communication, Facilities and Services, and the university community.

New graduate and research assistants have been introduced to some of the safety requirements via the New Graduate Student Orientation.  Also all new employees (staff, faculty, graduate, undergraduate, full and part-time) and regular employee should be informed by their departments of requirements to attend safety training as part of NMSU employment.  A listing of employee safety training obligations is provided at  The safety training schedule and registration is on the NMSU Safety website at

More details on emergency action plans, preparedness, personal security & CPR classes, and emergency procedures are provided in the 2011 fall Safety, Health & Security Initiatives at   A schedule of the safety events and classes associated with the fall initatives is provided on the safety website and at



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