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February 13, 2019

One of the program areas within the office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) addresses what is commonly referred to in the construction industry as “Hot Work.” The purpose for the hot work program is to ensure that spark and flame producing construction and maintenance activities do not present an...

February 13, 2019

Using Styrofoam cooler lids as necropsy boards paired with syringe needles is a common practice in the labs. Labs often reuse the boards and needles before disposing of them. When not in use, the needles and boards are stored on a bench top, shelf, or drying rack. To prevent needle...

February 13, 2019

Unfortunately, employee accidents and illnesses occur more often than we would like. Ohio State is required by the Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program to provide annual reports of injuries and illness to the State of Ohio. Also, safety training and written safety programs are developed or enhanced as the...