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Hamid Fonooni Elected as ABET President

ABET announced those who have been elected to serve as its 2022-2023 officers in a press release at the end of March, revealing that Hamid Fonooni has been selected as its 2022-2023 president-elect.

UC Davis recognized for its holistic efforts at reducing worker injury

Occupational Health Services recently led efforts on behalf of UC Davis (Davis Campus and UC Davis Health) to become a designated National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health (TWH) Affiliate. This affiliation recognizes UC Davis for its efforts to advance the safety, health, and well-being of its workers.

Lab Safety Spotlight

Safety Services is proud to shine the Lab Safety Spotlight on Dr. Marie Heffern, a PI in the Department of Chemistry, for going above and beyond to create a strong lab safety culture.

"Look at me in my PPE" Promotional Campaign

As the Laboratory Safety Review program celebrates 9 years since its inception, it launches an incentive program to reward positive safety behavior.

New Helium Allocation to Campus 

Industrial gas suppliers Linde (Praxair) and Airgas notified UC Davis that they will be placing academic campuses on allocation for helium products.

Meet Steve Libertini, New SOM Safety Officer

Steve is a proud UC Davis alumnus with a passion for health and safety and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. He hopes to use his experience and knowledge to encourage initial hazard recogntion and and appropriate hazard mitigation, particularly surrounding the use of PPE.

Meet Our New Safety Specialist

Leonel Edwards is an Industrial/ General Safety Specialist who hopes to develop, manage, assess and continuously improve the Industrial Safety Program.

February Wellness Ambassador of the Month | Donna Gutierrez

"Being a Wellness Ambassador has given me the opportunity to learn more about ways to live a healthy lifestyle. Sharing that information with my team has been rewarding as their feedback, upon receiving this information, has been positive and encouraging. In addition, I have developed wonderful friendships with my committee members who are just as passionate about sharing health and well-being with the rest of our team."