October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

October 7, 2019

In workplaces where noise levels exceed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) action level of 85 A-weighted decibels (dBA) as a time-weighted average, employers must put a hearing conservation program in place.

Excessive Heat Watch: Jul. 19-22

July 19, 2019

The combination of temperatures in the upper 90s along with dew points in the mid-70s will result in heat index values of 108 to 113 degrees each afternoon and evening this weekend.

National Safety Month 2019: Impairment

June 24, 2019

In every industry, employees need to be healthy and focused to stay safe at work. Impairment is a major roadblock to workplace safety and the effects are more common than you think.

Shop Safety Fair: June 18

June 17, 2019

In support of National Safety Month, EHS, in collaboration with Facilities Services Safety Committee and Energy Services Safety Committee, is hosting a shop safety fair on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to building … Continued

National Safety Month 2019: Fatigue

June 17, 2019

As our lives get ever busier, our sleep is often the first thing to go and we can quickly become fatigued. Being fatigued can have serious impacts on our health and safety, but some simple steps can help you get the rest you need.

National Safety Month 2019: Hazard Recognition

June 3, 2019

Hazards are everywhere. Though you might not view your workplace as particularly ‘hazardous’, dangers are often there. You may have just become accustomed to them and aren’t seeing them.

Heat Stress

May 24, 2019

Hot weather is here. Every year in the US, there are dozens of preventable worker deaths and thousands more workers become ill from extreme heat or humid conditions.

A Culture of Safety – 2019

January 2, 2019

December 29, 2018 was the 10-year anniversary of the accident that took Sheri Sangji’s life in a lab at UCLA. This accident triggered a national review of academic research safety.

Safety Tips: Stay Safe This Holiday Season

December 19, 2018

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.