Office of Safety

May 2024 Safety Spotlight

Categories: Faculty, Staff

Attached below is the May 24 Safety Spotlight. Please be sure to explore our 4 recent additions to our team and how they can help assist you in the blog. Below are some personal tidbits on them, be sure to welcome them to UND. I have also provided an introduction to the rest of the […]

Ergonomics – 4 Steps to Set Up Your Workstation

Categories: Faculty, Public, Staff

4 Steps to Set Up Your Workstation Whether you are a new employee or at a new workstation there are four ergonomic points to keep in mind. Follow these easy steps to help set up your computer workstation. Step 1: Chair Push your hips as far back as they can go in the chair. Adjust […]

The Time for Heightened Safety Awareness is NOW

Categories: Public, Staff

April Safety Awareness Topics: Spring Fever Safety Awareness Warming Weather Hydration Night Work & Sleep Management Defensive Driving Reminders Basic Ergonomic Tips Springtime safety factors include: Change of Season adjustment Distractions are more prevalent. Longer days are generally more fatiguing. We are adjusting our Sleep/Wake cycle and Circadian Rhythms Recreational & Home Projects take up […]

Safety Messages – Just as a Reminder.

Categories: Public

Safety Messages – Just as a Reminder. 10 Industrial Workplace Safety Messages Always wear safety goggles when working with hazardous materials. Follow safety procedures at all times when using power tools. Make sure your work area is tidy and free of trip hazards. Watch where you’re walking – don’t run in the workplace! Always use […]

Lab Safety Awareness Week

Categories: Events

LAB SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK February 12-16, 2024 University of North Dakota Chemical Safety celebrates Lab Safety Awareness Week Feb. 12-16, 2024. Sponsored by the Chemical Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA), this week recognizes the success of laboratory health and safety programs and offers ideas and information on how to keep faculty, staff and students safe. Best […]