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Safety

Safety at UW-Eau Claire

Our goal is to help educate, interpret, and develop policies and procedures to achieve compliance with federal and state regulations. This is accomplished through efficient and effective hazardous waste management, training and technical programs, environmental audits/monitoring, and safety audits.

This group will be tasked and challenged to increase awareness of overall safety on campus and provide consultative review of University safety processes.  The committee will be made up of students, faculty, and staff working collaboratively to help continue making UW-Eau Claire a safe place to work, live, and learn.  (Coming soon)

To raise awareness about the importance of being prepared and equipped for a disaster, please see the ideas below.  Some simple steps that you can do at home to help feel more prepared for a possible disaster.

  1. Make a Plan - Talk to your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster.  Make sure to keep your plan updated (include relevant Health Department recommendations).
  2. Build a Kit - Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home.  Don't forget to consider the unique needs each person or pet may have in case you have to evacuate quickly.  Update your kits and supplies as needed.
  3. Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness - Limit the impacts the disasters have on you and your family.  Know the risk of disasters in your area and check your insurance coverage.  Learn how to make your home stronger in the face of storms and other common hazards and act fast if you receive a local warning or alert.
  4. Teach Youth About Preparedness - Talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies and what to do in case you are separated.  Reassure them by providing information about how they can get involved.   

("Safety Net(work) - DOA/BSRM - Sept 2021")

Additional Resources:

Action Plan
Confined Space Program
AED Locations

Emergency Operations Plan

 

Full list of Risk Management and Safety polices

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