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How to Report a Fire with the Emory Police Department

All fire incidents must be reported to the Emory Police Department (EPD) after the incident has been mitigated. How to report a fire: Call EPD to report the fire incident at 404-727-8005 (EPD will notify Emory Fire Safety) If a fire extinguisher was used: Complete a Work Management “Fire Extinguisher” Work Order found here, so […]

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Fire Safety Week

LOOK (for places where a fire could start), LISTEN (for the sound of the smoke alarm), LEARN (two ways out of every room). Be aware fire can happen anywhere.   Do you know where the fire extinguisher is located?  OSHA requires that fire extinguishers receive two types of inspections to ensure that they work when activated:  […]

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Fire Safety Week

Do you know where the fire extinguisher is located? OSHA requires that fire extinguishers receive two types of inspections to ensure that they work when activated: Monthly visual inspection: The responsibility of the individuals in the laboratory. Annual certification inspection: Conducted by an Emory-approved contractor. How do I conduct a monthly inspection? Location: Is the […]

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Are You Holiday Safe?

      The holidays are coming up. The National Safety Council (NSC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will help you have a safe holiday season with friends and loved ones. Take some basic precautions to ensure your family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season. Read more at the National Safety Council website. […]

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October is Fire Safety Month

Do you know where the fire extinguisher is located?  Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher?  If a fire is in the beginning stages, then you may be able to put it out by using a nearby fire extinguisher. First, pull the fire alarm, locate the nearest fire extinguisher, and position yourself approximately […]

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GHS Classification & Labeling of Chemicals Pt. 3

In this and future editions of The Lab Rat Newsletter, EHSO will provide quick overviews of the current hazard communication standard. The goal is to remind laboratory personnel of the information these pictograms are communicating regarding hazards in the laboratory.

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Emory Police and Fire Safety Fair Coming in October

It’s that time of the year again for the Emory Police and Fire Safety Fair. The Safety Fair will be on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm at the Dobbs University Center (605 Asbury Circle). The Environmental Health and Safety Office will have a booth with information about our department and […]

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October is Fire Safety Month

Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? If a fire is in the beginning stages, then you may be able to put it out by using a nearby fire extinguisher. First, pull the fire alarm, locate the nearest fire extinguisher, and position yourself approximately 6 feet away from the fire, keeping your back […]

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GHS Classification & Labeling of Chemicals Pt. 2

In this and future editions of The Lab Rat Newsletter, EHSO will provide quick overviews of the current hazard communication standard. The goal is to remind laboratory personnel of the information these pictograms are communicating regarding hazards in the laboratory.

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GHS Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

In this and future editions of The Lab Rat Newsletter, EHSO will provide quick overviews of the current hazard communication standards. The goal is to remind laboratory personnel of the information these pictograms are communicating regarding hazards in the laboratory.

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