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KU-EHS April Safety Tip: Tornado and Severe Weather Preparedness

Each person has a role to play in preparedness. Here are several ways to prepare yourself and your family for tornadoes and severe weather season. Develop Your Plan: We encourage everyone to create a personal severe weather plan before severe weather strikes, so you are alerted and know what to do.

KU-EHS Releases Public Notice of Chlorine Residual Violation

KU LAWRENCE CAMPUS -- The Department of Environment, Health & Safety (KU-EHS) has announced that they have released a Public Notice of Chlorine Residual Violation for Lawrence campus. During a routine inspection in July 2023 of the University of Kansas Public Water Supply (KU PWS), the Kansas…

KU-EHS January Safety Tip: OSHA 2022 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Doug Parker issued a statement regarding today’s release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of its 2022 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries: “Today’s announcement by the Bureau of Labor Statistics…

KU-EHS December Safety Tip: Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is a deadly gas. It's colorless, odorless and tasteless, making it impossible to detect by human senses. When Co is breathed in, it quickly replaces the oxygen in the bloodstream. Various stages of illness can easily lead up to unconsciousness and death.