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Airgas Liquid Nitrogen Service Changes

Airgas, UC’s main supplier for liquid nitrogen for cryogenic storage, has notified UC that Airgas delivery drivers can no longer perform certain high-risk functions that fall outside of contracted services. 

Monkeypox Overview

Overview:

Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus which includes the variola (smallpox) virus as well as the vaccinia virus, which is used in the smallpox vaccine. Monkeypox can be spread from infected humans, animals, and materials contaminated with the virus. In May 2022, cases of Monkeypox were identified outside of Africa unrelated to travel or animal exposure. This outbreak has grown considerably since then, with over 25,000 global cases and 7000 in the United States alone.

Yemi Olowoyeye Accepts Promotion in Risk Management

Safety Services' Yemi Olowoyeye has been promoted to a Worker’s Compensation Analyst with Risk Management.

Starting as an Assistant for Occupational Health in 2012, Yemi accepted a role as a Risk Analyst in 2018 and has been helping improve campus operations ever since.