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NMSU Environmental Health and Safety Policy

Our Mission

The Office of Environmental, Health and Safety is responsible for facilitating University safety by implementing programs that serve the students, employees and clients within the state.  The objectives of NMSU's safety policy are to prevent personal injury or death, to reduce costs caused by inadequate safety procedures and to reduce environmental pollution.  This goal boosts morale and improves productivity.

EH&S fulfills its mission to make NMSU a safe environment by implementing programs and services in eight major areas.

  1. Education, Training & Protective Equipment
  2. Hazardous Waste & Materials Management
  3. Health & Safety Inspection/Facility Audits/Activity & Work Reviews
  4. Regulatory Compliance
  5. Accident & Exposure Investigations
  6. Exposure Prevention/Indoor Air Quality
  7. Radiation Licensing & Permitting
  8. Safety Standard & Procedures
    EH&S 2009 Annual Report

Safety Classes

Defensive Driving Classes

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Online Bloodborne Pathogen Class

Defensive driving classes
CPR classes

Safety Training Requirements

Safety Training Requirements

Staff, faculty, part-time,
student-employees, graduates
and post-docs

Training Matrix -Trades


2010 Safety, Health & Security Initiatives
-click here-

Hazcom Chemical Inventory Database
Safety Equipment Database

NMSU & Las Cruces Bicycle Events
Bike Safe Classes: NMSU & Las Cruces
Sustainability Award (UCSB)

Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Information | 
  NEW: Las Cruces Bicycling Suitability Maps

Smoking Policy

NMSU Smoking Policy Summary
New Mexico Smoking Ban (HB283)
Secondhand Smoke

University Safety Committee Minutes
Safety News, CDPC, & Memos.

Map & parking information

Map & instructions to EH&S offices, click here