Announcements

JUMP TO: National emergency alert tests Potter Street closure and archaeological dig Free OSHA trainings and certifications Fall issue of Continuum magazine Metallurgical engineer awarded $440,000 for lithium-ion battery research Laura Kessler receives Fulbright Scholar Fellowship Professional Education offers certificates in legal professions Unauthorized vehicles on sidewalks Global Learning Across the Disciplines Grants Learning Abroad: […]

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Safe & Sound

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan The University of Utah is committed to reducing the risks to individuals who may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.  As such, Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety has developed a campus-wide Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan to complement the current facility-specific plans. These plans meet the requirements of the Occupational […]

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Safe & Sound

Flu season can strike a workplace hard Things we can do to minimize the spread of influenza (flu) in our University work places: Take proper care of personal protective equipment, regularly replacing disposable PPE, and properly cleaning and disinfecting reusable equipment. Wash your hands often: use soap under water and rub hands together vigorously for […]

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Safe & Sound

CHEMICAL HYGIENE TRAINING All individuals who work with flammable, corrosive, toxic, oxidizing, air or water reactive chemicals in the research laboratory are required by OSHA Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard (29 CFR 1910.1450) to complete Chemical Hygiene Training on an annual basis. Participants will gain an understanding of the key laboratory safety practices and procedures […]

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BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS (BBP) In light of the recent report that hundreds of patients at a VA dental clinic may have been exposed to bloodborne pathogens (BBP), it is important to ensure that employees are aware of the need to practice universal precautions and receive annual training if they are potentially exposed to BBP as part […]

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HR Updates

ANNUAL COMPENSATION STATEMENTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]You’ve received your W-2 showing your wages/salary for 2015.  Now you see how much your total compensation was in 2015.  In addition to your pay, the university provides a variety of benefits for employees in benefit-eligible positions, including retirement and life insurance.  The University also pays […]

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HR Updates

2015 SUMMARY OF WORK-RELATED INJURIES AND ILLNESS[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]The University’s OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses for 2015 will be posted in departments through April 1, 2016.  This notice summarizes the number of work-related injuries and illnesses reported by employees of the university campus that qualify as “OSHA recordable.” In […]

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