Many modern office buildings are built as tight as tombs, which do not have adequate air circulation. This allows allergens and irritants to fill the air and prevents them from leaving. Read more
Excessive noise levels can cause permanent hearing loss. Read more
Winter Slip, Trip and Fall
Learn about some tips that may help avoid the dreaded winter slip, trip and fall experience. Read more
The safety team and administration are committed to a safe UNI.
Given the unpredictable weather of this time of the year, please
review the emergency shelter location nearest you. To find a listing
of emergency shelters/refuges click here.
Focus: Electrical Cords
A common OSHA violation is the use of damaged or defective cord-plug
connected electrical equipment in the workplace. In 29 CFR1910.303
(b)(1) OSHA states: "Electrical equipment shall be free from recognized
hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm
to employees." Read More...
Safety & Procedures
Your safety depends upon you. Help elminiate fire hazards. Familiarize
yourself with the UNI fire safety procedure regarding fire alarms,
building evacuations, and view other fire safety tips. Read
Familiarize yourself with UNI hazardous weather procedures. Study
what to do in the event of a tornado, determine the difference between
a warning and a watch. View the location of emergency
shelters in all campus buildings. Read More...
View safety tips regarding space heaters, power strips, and electrical
cords/extension cords. Read More...
Factsheet On Home Electrical Fire Prevention