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@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. You’ll see safety information throughout the month of September on our Safety@TTU blog,

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Investigation Closed After 2010 Laboratory Explosion

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board accepts Texas Tech’s changes to improve lab safety. See the full story at Texas Tech Today.

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Flood Safety Information

With recent on-going flooding happening across the state, it’s important to know the proper actions to take to stay safe. The National Weather Service provides the following resources on what to do in flooding situations: Turn Around Don’t Drown Video –

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‘Tis the Season. . . A Reminder to Practice Safe Computing Around the Holidays

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The holiday shopping season is a prime time for identity theft and online criminal activity, so the TTU IT Division recommends that you be vigilant and practice safe computing during this festive season: Avoid phishing schemes by being careful about

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Reusing Waste Bottles

A recent incident at the University of Rochester on October 18, 2014, reminds us about the concerns of reusing chemical waste bottles.  When reusing chemical waste bottles please make sure that the container and the material being stored in the

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