Seasonal Safety Tips

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is pleased to provide the following seasonal safety tips and information to help you safely enjoy the beautiful autumn season.

In the North Valley we are fortunate to have distinct seasonal changes; however, each season can present unique situations that may require safety considerations.  Whether planning for a Holiday event, family gathering, or a day outdoors, we encourage you to plan wisely and keep safety in mind.

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we would like to share the following safety tips and resources to help ensure your holiday gathering is both enjoyable and safe.  Also for your consideration, we have provided information to help you prepare now for changing weather conditions.   From the Staff at EHS, we wish you a Happy Autumn!

Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips

Outdoor Gas Fueled Turkey Fryers

Thanksgiving Day Safety Fact Sheet


Winter, Your Car, and You

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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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