Safe & Sound

FIRE ALARMS Fires are a concern year-round, including the winter months. When fire alarms sound in a university building, all occupants must evacuate.  You need to be familiar with the sound of the fire alarm and the locations of pull stations in buildings you frequent. Learn how to operate these pull stations and do not […]

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COMMITMENT TO SAFETY With the New Year upon us, the University of Utah would like all supervisors and employee to recommit to the prevention of job-related injuries. For a department meeting, may we suggest, using the New Employee Safety Orientation PowerPoint located here, to reinforce this commitment to safety at the University. For other topics […]

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HOLIDAY DECORATIONS TREES Natural cut trees are not permitted by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Artificial trees are permitted in areas that do not block exits, exit signs or other emergency equipment Artificial trees must be flame resistant or flame retardant.  Electrical wiring used on artificial trees shall be UL listed. LIGHTS Decorative lights must […]

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BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS — NON-LABORATORY EMPLOYEES [bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Bloodborne pathogens are disease-inducing microorganisms which can be transmitted through human blood and other body fluids. Anyone whose job responsibilities require them to work with human blood or other possibly infectious material must comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. Some of the requirements include […]

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