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March 6, 2019

A “near miss” is an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, or damage - but had the potential to do so. If you experience or witness a near miss, make sure you notify your supervisor or take the appropriate action so that the incident doesn’t happen again....

February 13, 2019

One of the program areas that Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) addresses commonly is 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 undue fire hazard to...

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...