Safety Training: the Foundation of a Safety Culture

In our last blog post we looked at who should take the Chemical Hygiene Plan online assessment. Today’s blog post looks at the wide variety of safety training courses available to you. Training is available both online and in face-to-face

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Who Should Complete the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) Assessment?

This week Safety@TTU focuses on safety training. The Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is Texas Tech’s safety plan when working with physical and chemical hazards. Although the subtitle “Laboratory Safety Manual” may seem to target only labs, the CHP is relevant

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Safety Month Means to Me

What is Safety Month? I believe it is a time we can reflect on what we have done for the last eleven months. If you are honest with yourself, you know you have taken risks over the past 11 months,

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Look at EH&S as Your Safety Consultant

As a TTU faculty member, you know your research and creative work better than anyone else—and you share a core responsibility to teach students to recognize and assess the risks of their research with you. Who can …

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TTU Participates in National Biosafety Stewardship Month

In light of recent biosafety practice lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and on the campus of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), September has been declared National Biosafety Stewardship Month. All NIH laboratories will, and all institutions such

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Safety@TTU Kicks Off


Texas Tech will once again focus on Safety@TTU during September. Safety@TTU is a campaign designed to provide safety information, tips and reminders to faculty, staff and students. This year Safety@TTU coincides with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Biosafety

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Texas Tech Embraces National Academies Report on Laboratory Safety

      By: M. Duane Nellis, President; Lawrence Schovanec, Provost and Senior Vice President; Robert V. Duncan, Vice President for Research The National Academies of Science/National Research Council (NAS/NRC) report on Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in

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