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COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Information
   April 1, 2020

   For the latest information on Covid-19, Please continue to visit:

https://emergency.uncc.edu/coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control 

World Health Organization...

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Safety Tips For Teleworking
Safety Tips For Teleworking
   March 25, 2020

Safety Tips For Teleworking 

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Scooter Safety Tips
Scooter Safety Tips
   March 9, 2020

Scooter Safety Tips

Parking and Transportation Services launched the new E Scooter program for students on March 9th. Check out these scooter safety tips before you ride! 

  • Always ride solo
  • Check that everything is working properly
  • Always wear a helmet 

 

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Mass AED/ CPR Awareness Training
Mass AED/ CPR Awareness Training
   February 4, 2020

 Mass AED/ CPR Awareness Training

For the fifth year, the University’s Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) sponsored a mass training of hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

EHS partnered with Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC) to offer these mass CPR trainings, the EHS Office wanted to increase bystander medical awareness about sudden cardiac...

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Safety Monitor Training
Safety Monitor Training
   January 15, 2020

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) conducted annual safety monitor training on January 15.

Each campus building has a safety monitor assigned. Safety monitors serve as the primary contact during emergency situations, assist with the maintenance of building emergency evacuation plans, assist building occupants during building evacuations and share important building...

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Winter Weather Driving
Winter Weather Driving
   January 6, 2020
Driving in winter weather can be scary, especially during icy or snowy conditions. Remember these winter weather driving tips to stay safe! Always keep your gas tank filled to prevent ice from forming in tank or lines. Make sure to check tire pressure and replace any worn tires. Drive slowly. It is harder to control or stop your vehicle on a slick or icy road. Increase your following distance to...

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Walk Like a Penguin
Walk Like a Penguin
   January 6, 2020
With winter weather approaching, Environmental Health and Safety reminds you to walk like a penguin. Walking outside during winter weather can be challenging. Walking like a penguin is an easy way to make sure you stay upright! Remember to keep your knees loose. Extend your arms to the side to keep your balance and lower your center of gravity. Keep your hands out of your pockets at all times to...

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Winter Weather Safety
Winter Weather Safety
   January 6, 2020
Stay Safe Outdoors: When going outside be sure to wear: layers of loose-fitting clothing (wool, fleece or natural fibers); A water resistent coat; a scarf or hat that can cover your face & mouth; Mittens or gloves; Water resistant boots;

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Fire Safety Demonstration Promotes Awareness
Fire Safety Demonstration Promotes Awareness
   November 21, 2019

On Nov. 21, UNC Charlotte students gathered on the field across from Robinson Hall and watched as two residence hall rooms went up in flames. The demonstration was part of the Mock Dorm Room Burn and fire safety fair held by Environmental Health and Safety and the Fire and Safety Technologist student organization (FAST).

The FAST organization built two mock residence hall rooms--one...

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