Dangerous Dinners: Tips for Safer Cooking

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A bigger waistline is not the only possible repercussion of your favorite holiday dishes. Improper food handling can promote the growth of potentially harmful bacteria. Cooking and storing foods at appropriate temperatures and proper sanitation can minimize the risk of food poising

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A Safe and Happy Halloween

A night of fairy-tale princesses, pumpkins and ghosts can turn into a tragedy. Halloween is a fun holiday for children and adults alike. However, certain traditions can increase the risk of traffic fatalities and fires. Today, our Safety@TTU blog offers

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Stay Healthy This Flu Season

October means cooler weather, colored leaves, and the beginning of flu season. Every year, millions of Americans contract influenza, commonly known as the flu, and suffer fevers, aches, severe congestion and other symptoms. The virus primarily spreads through the air,

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Look at EH&S as Your Safety Consultant

By Alice Young 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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Be Prepared for Emergencies

We encourage all faculty, staff and students to sign up for TechAlert, the university’s emergency alert notification system. TechAlert! provides notifications about emergency situations on campus, class cancellations or delays. TechAlert! is used only in event of an emergency as

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Look at EH&S as Your Safety Consultant

By Alice Young 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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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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