A safety data sheet (SDS) provides important safety information regarding specific chemicals, chemical compounds, and chemical mixtures. A SDS should be available for reference in any area where chemicals are being used or stored.
A chemical fume hood is type of local ventilation device that is designed to limit exposure to hazardous or toxic fumes, vapors, or dusts. Many different types of fume hoods exist, but there are certain rules that should be followed for all types of chemical fume hoods.
The role and mission of the PERRP Act is to ensure public employees in Ohio have safe and healthy working conditions. The Act also requires public employers to display a “notice” to inform employees of their rights and responsibilities. In this edition of the Environmental Health and Safety brief, learn how to get a printed copy of the required poster.
Environmental Health and Safety has updated many of their online safety training programs to the new BuckeyeLearn system. This system is a university-wide online training tool, allowing learning and training opportunities to be easily accessed by the university community of faculty, staff, and student employees. In this edition of the Environmental Health and Safety brief, check out some of the available trainings.
It’s the holiday season, but whether you’re decorating your cubicle or office, remember to keep safety a top priority and follow all departmental policies and protocols. In this edition of the Environmental Health and Safety brief, learn 12 tips to keep your office a safe environment.
Ergonomics is the science of fitting the job to the worker. Environmental Health & Safety has implemented an ergonomics program to focus on the prevention and management of musculoskeletal disorders associated with repetitive job duties. In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn tips to make your workstation more ergonomic-friendly.
Noise-induced hearing loss usually progresses unnoticed over a period of years. Hearing protection devices should be worn to reduce noise exposure where noise levels reach 85 decibels or higher. In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn OSHA’s exposure limits and how to protect your hearing.
Almost everything in an office today operates on electricity. Electrical equipment is potentially hazardous if improperly used or maintained. In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn a few tips to keep your workspace safe from electrical hazards. test
There are several hazards that exist for pedestrians traveling on and around campus. Do you know how to avoid dangerous situations? In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn a few tips to make it safely to your destination.