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Safety Tip: Monsoon season, flash floods (July 28, 2021 Hotline)

Safety Tip: Monsoon season, flash floods Now that we’re in the Southwest’s monsoon season, the Emergency Planning Committee would like to share some information about flash flood safety. Flash floods occur suddenly and usually within hours of excessive heavy rainfall, becoming raging torrents of water, ripping through neighborhoods, streets, valleys, etc., and sweeping away whatever…
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Safety tip: Protect your health in the heat (July 1, 2021 Hotline)

Safety tip: Protect your health in the heat As our temperatures continue to climb above 100 degrees, NMSU’s Emergency Planning Committee has some suggestions to help in these extreme heat conditions. High temperatures kill hundreds of people every year and many factors play a role in the impact of extreme heat on each individual. But…
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Safety tip: Continue COVID-safe practices after vaccination (April 28, 2021 Hotline)

Safety tip: Continue COVID-safe practices after vaccination COVID-19 vaccines are now available for everyone 16 years old and older. While New Mexico State University encourages everyone to get vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging the public to continue following these safety measures after being vaccinated: Everyone 2 years old and older should…
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Safety tip: Sexual Assault Awareness (March 24, 2021 Hotline)

Safety Tip: Sexual Assault Awareness April is Sexual Awareness Month. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in three women and one in four men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetimes. It is important to remember that sexual assault is never the fault of the victim….
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OSHA 300A Log – 2021

NMSU 2020 OSHA Form 300A Environmental Health Safety & Risk Management has posted the annual summary of employee injuries and illnesses for 2020. The full details of this annual summary can be found here on the EHS&RM Webpage. Please click on the image of the OSHA Log for a PDF version to print and post…
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Safety tip: Health, safety tips for the new semester (January 27, 2021 Hotline)

Safety tip: Health, safety tips for the new semester As the spring semester gets underway, NMSU continues to remain flexible and adjust to the needs of our students, faculty and staff during the continuing pandemic. You can remain informed about NMSU’s pandemic action plan. Remember to stay safe: mask up, wash your hands frequently and…
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Safety tip: Preventing fire-related injuries (November 11, 2020 Hotline)

Safety tip: Preventing fire-related injuries There is something comforting about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating fires from…
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Safety tip: Addressing work-related injuries (October 28, 2020 Hotline)

Safety tip: Addressing work-related injuries Faculty and staff, we are in trying times these days, and some of you are working from home, on campus or in both places. Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management, first and foremost, wants you all to stay safe while working from home or any other NMSU location. We want…
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Safety tip: National Fire Prevention Month (October 14, 2020 Hotline)

Safety tip: National Fire Prevention Month During this challenging time, our families are doing more cooking at home instead of eating at restaurants. It’s important to remember that cooking fires are the No.1 cause of home fires and home injuries- usually because of unattended cooking. October is National Fire Prevention Month, and NMSU’s Fire Department…
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Safety tip: Fall 2020 Safety Training (September 30, 2020 Hotline)

Safety tip: Fall 2020 Safety Training As the fall semester is now underway during these COVID-19 pandemic times, Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management would like to remind you that we are still here for all of your safety training needs. Whether online or face-to-face, we are here for NMSU. There are NMSU requirements for…
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