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Class List - The following safety-related classes are provided on a regular basis or can be scheduled. Select and follow the link to a description and class content See the following link for checklist of required training and documents (Lab and research areas) (Non-lab areas)
- Employee Safety & Hazard Communication (Right-to-Know)
- Defensive Driving Course
- Laboratory Standard
- BioSafety Training Class
- Bloodborne Pathogen Class
Training & Fit Testing
- Animal Worker Safety (monthly)
- Radiation Safety
- Nuclear Gauge Training- Radiation Safety (annual)
- Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Training (upon request)
- Emergency Action Plan (bimonthly- for NMSU policy)
- Lock out Tag out (annual)
- Confined Space (annual)
- Hearing Protection
- Ladder Safety (annual)
- Fork Lift Training (bimonthly training)
- Asbestos Awareness (annual training arranged by EH&S, Campus management by OFS
- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Office Ergonomics / Back and Lifting Safety
- Worker Protection Standard (annual)
- Fire Extinguisher Operation/Use (hands-on training provided by NMSU Fire dept)
Class Description & Contents
- OSHA Fire Protection 1910.157 (portable fire extinguishers)
- Introduction to fire protection
- Fire hazards
- Preparing for fire emergency action
- The ingredients of a fire
- Classes of fires
- Fire extinguishers types and uses
This course is designed to enable employees to identify the different classes of fires and to know what to do in case of a fire. This class includes hands-on use of an extinguisher in fighting a small fire.
Who should attend:
All University employees, including full-time, part-time, and work study, working in NMSU buildings or work areas.
Training frequency: Initial (may be repeated annually)
Length of course: 1 1/2 to 2 hours, depending on audience size and questions
Course Schedule: The NMSU Fire Department provides this training at 9:00 am on Tuesdays and 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays at the NMSU fire station (north of EH&S, at the corner of Wells and Research, next to the Physical Plant Building). Call NMSU Fire Dept at 646-2519 to request more information or to sign up for this training.
This class can be provided by EH&S but is not on the monthly schedule Call (646-3327) or email to set up a class for a group or for more information.
- engineering adjustments involving the
- working height and
- display screens;
- administrative solutions involving
- the nature of the jobs,
- task repetitive, and
- work schedule;
- personal attributes;
- stretching exercises; and
- local resources
This is directed at ergonomics in the office environment. It provides a brief look at the science of fitting jobs to people and cover typical office symptoms of muscularskelatal disorders (MSD).
Contents: Topics include
Length of course: Generally this review is handled on a case by case basis as part of a visit to the work area.
This class is provided by EH&S as needed, for information contact us by email or call 646-3327.