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We help maintain a safe and healthy campus environment through education, risk management, and resources for personal, workplace and lab safety


December - Finding Joy!

November 19, 2020

December is here; soon 2020 will be done. It has been an extraordinary time! Covid-19, the highlight of the year, brought a lot of uncertainty and has changed our lives in many ways. Our jobs, school, relationships, and daily rhythms have been disrupted which has been challenging for many of us.

During this pandemic, it might be hard to find joy in your current reality, however joy is about how we are within ourselves. So, to be joyful we must take care of our body!

Follow these tips improve your health and be more joyful within yourself:

Meet the Chemistry Department's New Safety Manager

November 05, 2020

Shujin Hackman is the new Safety Manager for the Chemistry Department. She is taking over Debbie Decker’s former position.

Shujin completed her Bachler’s Degree in her native country of China. She completed her Master’s Degree at Ohio State University. It was during her graduate work at Ohio State that she began to take an active role in managing safety programs. She experienced a splash of Trizol, a corrosive solution, to the face and close to her eyes. Shujin believes that most people who take an active role in safety have either witnessed a lab incident or experienced one.

Spotlight: Hamid Fonooni

October 21, 2020
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) highlighted campus ergonomist, Hamid Fonooni, in September.

Student Testimonial: Thuong Nguyen

September 16, 2020
Recent biological science major graduate, Thuong Nguyen, is one of the many students who worked, and continue to work, at Safety Services.

Before You Sign the Hepatitis B Declination

July 29, 2020
Before You Sign the Hepatitis B Declination

This course will help you understand the issues surrounding Hepatitis B infection in the research environment. Information presented is derived from CDC and NIOSH sources. Hepatitis B is one of the most frequently acquired Laboratory Acquired Infections and there is good evidence that it can be effectively prevented. This course addresses many misconceptions about Hepatitis B disease and immunization.