Environmental Health & Safety
Safety Awareness Training Now Through Human Resources Site
The online Safety Awareness training is now hosted through Cornerstone facilitated by Human Resources. Self-enroll to complete the course through https://ttu.csod.com/samldefault.aspx.
City of Lubbock Statement on Coronavirus
There are currently no cases of coronavirus in Lubbock, but the City is making preparations with health care professionals for the possibility of a case. Preparations include monitoring state and national announcements, distributing advisory and educational information to local providers, schools and hospitals, working with infection control personnel and laboratories to review testing and isolation protocols.
There are simple steps everyone can take to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses like the novel coronavirus:
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Cover coughs and sneezes.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Disinfect surfaces.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick.
- If you're sick, stay home.
The TA Workshop is Back!
Are you a TA, lab supervisor or Lab Safety Captain? Attend the TA & Lab Leadership Workshop to gain useful information on handling emergencies in your lab and improving safety in your work areas.
When: Monday, February 3rd 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: SUB Ballroom
What: Great information, dinner and door prizes
Chemical Waste Pick Ups Closed
EHS chemical waste requests and pick up will be closed until Monday, February 3rd for the quarterly shipment period. Normal pick up operations will resume Tuesday, February 4th.
Biological Waste Pick Ups Closed Friday, January 31st
Biological waste pick ups are closed on Friday, January 31st for EHS staff to attend a training session. Biowaste pick up resumes Friday, February 7th.