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Heart Awareness
Heart Awareness
   February 2, 2023

UNC Charlotte Environmental Health & Safety Office maintains the University’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program. AEDs are portable electronic devices designed to assess the heart’s rhythm and if needed, automatically recommends whether or not an electric shock should be delivered to correct the heart rhythm. These devices allow...

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Annual Summary of Employee Injuries and Illnesses
Annual Summary of Employee Injuries and Illnesses
   January 25, 2023

 

 

 

 

 

The Environmental Health and Safety Office maintains the Annual Summary of Employee Injuries and Illnesses. 

The OSHA Form 300A lists a summary of recordable cases for UNC Charlotte employees for calendar year 2022...

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Annual EHS Compliance Training
Annual EHS Compliance Training
   January 4, 2023

Happy New Year Niners! It is time for Annual Environmental Health & Safety Compliance training. All faculty, staff, and student employees, regardless of work location, role, or position, who are paid by the university are required by the State Fire Marshal to take Building Emergency Evacuation and Fire Safety and Prevention Training.   This year, the Office of State Human...

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Space Heater
Space Heater
Space Heater Use Registration Form
   October 16, 2022

Please complete a safety service request to obtain authorization to use a space heater on campus.  

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Campus Fire Safety
Campus Fire Safety
   September 2, 2022

 

September is Fire Safety Awareness month! The Environmental Health and Safety Office serves the campus community by ensuring that all fire alarms are working properly, building evacuation plans are accessible, and fire drills are routinely given to ensure the safety of all faculty, staff, students, and guests. If you have questions about maximum occupancy, would like to have...

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Respirator Request
Respirator Request
   August 2, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

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Workplace Safety
Workplace Safety
   August 1, 2022

 

 

 

 

We frequently overlook workplace safety hazards. Repetitive motion is one of the leading causes of occupational injury at UNC Charlotte. These motions generally occur in the work environment while using a computer workstation.  Ergonomics is the practice of fitting the job to the individual, which can help prevent work-related musculoskeletal repetitive...

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National Safety Month
National Safety Month
   June 10, 2022

 

 

 

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Heat Stress Awareness
Heat Stress Awareness
   May 11, 2022

 

 

Summertime is quickly approaching and May is Heat Stress Awareness Month. Environmental Health & Safety would like to keep the Charlotte campus community aware of Heat Stress warning signs. Extended exposure to heat and high humidity can lead to heat related illness and injury. We encourage the campus community to stay hydrated, take a break in the shade, and be aware...

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EHS 2021 Annual Report
EHS 2021 Annual Report
   February 18, 2022

 

The Environmental Health & Safety Office is pleased to release the 2021 Environmental Health & Safety Annual Report. This report serves as a mechanism for summarizing EHS activities, designed to support campus operations while ensuring regulatory compliance. ...

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