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Safety tip: Slow down, look around (August 21, 2019 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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Safety tip: Driving in hot weather (August 14, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Driving in hot weather Driving in summer heat can take a toll on your car, but there are steps you can take to keep your vehicle out of trouble. Tips for driving in hot weather include: Never leave kids or animals in a car. When it’s hot outside, even on a mild day…
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Rocket Safety Symposium

Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management helped host a 3-day Rocket Safety Symposium organized by Bill Diesslin, Iowa State University and Cheri Hildreth, University of Louisville on June 17- June 19, 2019. More than forty people from 17 different universities and industry attended the symposium which coincided with the third annual Spaceport America Cup challenge…
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Exciting EHS&RM Articles

Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management shared three exciting articles in the summer edition of the Facilities and Services Sometimes Monday Morning Memo. The articles shared are as follows: Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management (ES&RM) Improved Alignment of Staff Restorative Floor Work After Hazardous & Waste Removal Central Administration Response Team Exercise Click here,…
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Safety tip: Keep your pets safe in the heat (July 24, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Keep your pets safe in the heat Limit exercise on hot days: With the temperatures hitting 100- plus degrees, it’s important to take care when exercising your pets. Adjust intensity and duration of exercise in accordance with the temperature. On very hot days, limit exercise in accordance with the temperature. On very hot…
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Safety tip: Beware of hawks on campus ( July 10, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Beware of hawks on campus The Swainson’s hawks have returned to NMSU. There is a nesting pair, with three fledgling chicks, that makes their home in trees to the north of Rentfrow Hall. The adult hawks are aggressive and serious about keeping perceived threats away from its nest and the fledglings as they…
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Safety tip: Office Hazards (June 19, 2019)

Safety tip: Office hazards You may think working in a comfy, climate-controlled office is safe and hazard-free, but there are many risks to your safety and health all around you. Can you spot the hazards in this one-minute video, https://bit.ly/2xlczCi, from the National Safety Council? Tips to help prevent possible injuries: Check your workstation for…
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Safety tip: Lithium batteries (June 5, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Lithium batteries We are living in a world surrounded by electronic devices powered by rechargeable batteries. Cellphones, laptop computers, tablets and electronic cigarettes are some that come to mind. But there are many other devices that make use of lithium-ion batteries, including electric scooters, which are fast becoming more prevalent on college campuses…
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Safety tip: Spring cleaning (May 15,2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Spring Cleaning We often think of spring cleaning as getting our homes in order. As an employer, have you stopped to think about your workplace as well? Good housekeeping, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, protects employees from injuries, keeps the workplace clean and most importantly, results in improved safety. Workplace…
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Safety tip: Stay hydrated (May 1, 2019 Hotline)

Safety tip: Stay hydrated Drinking at least eight, eight-ounce glasses of fluid every day is important to balance your internal water level. With temperatures warming up in Las Cruces, New Mexico State University would like to remind you to pay even more attention to your body to make sure you don’t suffer from dehydration. Remember,…
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