Monthly Archives: September 2013

Traffic Safety Follow Up

Thank you to everyone who sent emails and comments to safety@ttu.edu. This afternoon we wanted to include one last blog about a particular comment that has many concerned this time of year. As the sun rises and sets each day

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Safety Month Wrap-Up

While Safety@TTU month wraps up today, the blog will stay active with new topics at least once a month. Check back in October for more safety updates as well as information on having a safe Halloween. Safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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Cleaning Safely

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Cleaning chemicals are a part of our everyday life and part of big business. It’s estimated there are more than 3.4 million cleaning workers in the U.S., but we all use some sort of cleaning chemicals in our homes, and

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Traffic Safety

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Texas Tech is very much a small city with traffic and lots of pedestrians, bicyclists, skateboarders and roller skaters who are all trying to share the same streets. Even with controlled access to the core of the campus, there are

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Slips, Trips & Falls

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Accidents can happen anytime and anyplace. Although we tend to focus on the larger issues involving safety, it’s the little issues that have the most possibility of “tripping” us up. Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of general industry

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Office Safety

With so much emphasis on safety in places such as laboratories and workshops throughout the month of September, it might be easy to overlook the commonplace hazards found in an office environment. True, you may not handle chemicals or operate

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Hazardous Waste

In addition to everyday office waste, the university also generates hazardous waste in laboratories and other areas on campus. Hazardous waste is characterized by being flammable, corrosive, reactive or toxic. Common types of hazardous waste generated on the Texas Tech

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