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KU-EHS October Safety Tip: Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a leading cause of death among working-age adults in the United States. It deeply impacts workers, families, and communities. Fortunately, like other workplace fatalities, suicides can be prevented.

KU-EHS September Safety Tip: Bonfire Safety

A "bonfire" is a large but controlled outdoor fire used either for informal disposal of burnable waste material or as part of a celebration. The name derived from the fact that bonfires were originally fires in which bones were burned. Bonfires can go quickly from a wonderful celebration to…

KU-EHS August Safety Tip: Avoiding Digital Eye Strain

Eye care professionals strongly recommend taking breaks throughout the workday to reduce eye fatigue and unnecessary eye strain.

KU-EHS July Safety Tip: Electrical Safety Around Water

NFPA Stresses Electrical Safety Around Water for Summer As summer gets into full swing in North America, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) are working together to remind people about practicing electrical safety in or n

KU-EHS June Safety Tip: Heat Exposure and Protection from Heat Stress

With summer and its soaring temperatures in full swing, now is a good time to talk about the effect that heat can have on you as you perform your job. Many people mistakenly assume that only individuals who work outdoors have to worry about hot work environments.

KU-EHS May Safety Tip: Hand Trucks

While hand trucks can help make our jobs easier by reducing the need for manual lifting, there is more to hand trucks than meets the eye. In fact, used improperly, hand trucks can cause injuries rather than help to prevent them.

KU-EHS April Safety Tip: Spring Safety Tips

Outside and Around the Yard:

KU-EHS March Safety Tip: Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

Aggressive driving has been a problem on our roadways for a while, and it seems to only be getting worse.

KU-EHS February Safety Tip: Portable Ladder Safety

Portable Ladder Safety

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