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RMU Safety Updates

Hazard Surveillance Inspections
One of the key and important aspects of a good safety process is establishing a system to assess and monitor safety conditions on an ongoing basis. Full Story

Written Safety Policies and Procedures
RMU's Safety Subcommittees have been hard at work developing detailed safety policies and procedures which will be part of the University's Comprehensive Safety Policy Manual. Full Story

Safety Committee
In this issue, we thought it would be a great idea to identify who and how many people are involved in the development of the safety process. Full Story

Partnerships Helped Develop a "Community Policing Program"
Since the pilot program began in January 2006, the program has showed a dramatic decrease in the number of calls related to the resident halls. Full Story

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
Spring clean safely this season with these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Full Story

RMU Safety Committee
RMU has recently established a University Safety Committee, responsible for the development and administration of a comprehensive safety process for the University. Full Story

Fire Safety Measures on Campus
A key component of our fire safety plan is to ensure that the physical systems function properly. Full Story

The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP)
RMU has recently joined AICUP's "Environmental Self-Audit Program" Full Story

Asbestos Building Inspections
For many years, asbestos was used in common building materials. Many facilities on RMU campuses were constructed during the time asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) were used. Full Story

Contractor/Construction Safety
The Facilities and Construction department has implemented expectations for these contractors. Full Story

Arranging a Computer Workstation: Three Steps for Users
Creating a good ergonomic working arrangement is important to protecting your health. The following steps are designed to help you with the proper set up of your workstation. Full Story

Safety Tips: Surviving the Cold Weather
Prolonged exposure to low temperatures, wind and/or moisture can result in cold-related injury from frostbite and hypothermia. Here are some suggestions on how to keep warm and avoid frostbite and hypothermia. Full Story