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2012 Maintenance Safety Blitz

On September 12th, 13th & 14th, EH&S will provide six 4-hr long refresher training sessions on maintenance safety, a maintenance training blitz.


This safety training blitz is directed at affected employees in the Facility Services, Housing, Special Events, Physical Science Laboratory, Corbett, DACC, and ARS/agriculture as well as other NMSU departments or locations with maintenance activities. 


Each session will include four 1-hour classes on the following topics:

1. Fire safety (to include fire prevention, hot works and extinguisher use;

2. Hazcom Program with GHS changes (see linked page) ;

3. Scaffold Awareness & Lifting injuries; and

4. Tool Safety & PPE selection (via Job Hazard Analysis).


Further details and a training matrix for maintenance workers are provided on the Safety website under training. 



The safety training calendar is available online at  Individuals and/or their supervisors should register attendees via the safety class registration on the EH&S website.