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Prevention of Musculoskeletal disorders

At the U, employees in different departments and occupations can be exposed to risk factors at work, such as lifting heavy items, bending, reaching overhead, handling heavy loads, working in awkward body postures and performing the same or similar tasks repetitively.

Inspecting ladders

Inspect all ladders before each use, and after any occurrence that could affect their safe use, including dropping the ladder or if it falls.

Hazard communications

It is the responsibility of each supervisor to ensure that chemicals in their areas are properly labeled and Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) are available.

Work incidents and your responsibilities

If you have an incident at work, it is essential you go to an Occupational Medical Clinic to be evaluated and assessed.

Emergency Response Guide

Information on what to do and who to contact in the event of an emergency.

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Holiday Festivities and Decorations FOOD If departmental celebrations include food, please consult the campus food safety guide (here) as you plan your menus.  Please don’t schedule or allow potluck meals on campus. TREES Natural cut trees are not permitted by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Artificial trees are permitted in areas that do not block […]

Walk after dark

Thank you to all who participated.

Near misses

An unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness or damage—but had the potential to do so.

‘Walk After Dark’

Volunteers needed for this year’s event, which will be held on Oct. 9 beginning around 6:45 p.m.

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Emergency Response Guides The University of Utah’s Emergency Response Guide provides information on what to do and who to contact in the event of an emergency. These emergency guides are required to be accessible to everyone and are intended to be discussed and reviewed by all workgroups and departments for relevant information to their work […]