Measles, Influenza, and Other Infectious Diseases

There has been extensive media coverage regarding the on-going spread of both influenza (Flu) and the current measles outbreak.  The Department of Environmental Health and Safety in cooperation with Student Health Services and Butte County Public Health Department is providing the following information related to measles:
  • If you are a Faculty or Staff member and you believe you have been exposed to or may have the measles, please contact your health care provider immediately.  Please do not come to work if you are sick.
  • If you know of or are a student and you believe you have been exposed to or may have the measles, CALL Student Health Services during their regular business hours.  DO NOT instruct students to go the Health Center.

Additional information for STUDENTS, including measles updates, can be found on the Student Health Services website.

Measles Facts and Tips

Influenza Facts and Tips

Defensive Driver Training

To Look Up a Defensive Driver Status

Defensive Driver Training Schedule

To register for Defensive Driver Training, please e-mail Kathy Kinch at the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.

Due to the implementation of the new Development and Training System (DTS), the EHS Learning Management System (LMS) and DTS will be off-line between December 5, 2014 and February 2015.

Feature Articles

2014 Staff Safety Award

Each year the University issues a Staff Safety Award to a Staff member or employee group who goes beyond their regular duties in promoting safety and making the work place safer.


GHS HazCom Deadline Approaching

Recently, there was a significant change in OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.  The updated standard is commonly referred to as GHS HazCom.


Appropriate Daily Attire for Science Lab Areas

Although the University environment is often considered a casual working environment, there is a minimum level of daily attire that is appropriate for many areas at the University. 


Appropriate Daily Attire for Trades, Shops, Custodial . .

With the coming change in the weather it is appropriate to remind the Campus that while the weather will soon be nice, there is a minimum level of work clothing that is appropriate for many jobs performed at the University.


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