June is Safety Month!

Mon, 06/03/2024 - 12:00
Environmental Health & Safety
June 3, 2024

June is Safety Month at UCR 

June is Safety Month at UCR! Join us all month for a variety of safety trainings, webinars and events! Our goal is to empower and educate the campus community with valuable knowledge and skills. 

Throughout June, a range of engaging training topics will be covered. These topics include: 

CPR/First Aid & AED

The Adult First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns cuts scrapes sudden illnesses head neck back injuries heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims about 12 years and older. Successful students will receive a certificate for Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. 

6/10-14/24 (Times vary) | Hybrid Training 

Asbestos Class 4 Training

This 2-hour on-site course meets OSHA compliance training under OSHA Construction Industry Standard 29 CFR 1926.1101 for workers performing asbestos Class IV operations (maintenance and custodial) that may involve contact with asbestos-containing materials (ACM) or potentially asbestos-containing materials (PACM). It is also for persons who clean up ACM- or PACM-containing waste and debris resulting from Class I, II, and III work activities. 

6/12/24 at 8:30am - 10:30am | In-Person Training 

Employee Injuries: How to Prevent Them & What to Do if They Occur

Supervisors and Managers, join us for a session on injury prevention, injury reporting fundamentals and the workers compensation process.  

6/14/23 at 10:00am – 11:00am | Webinar 

Boot Scoot: Work Boot Try on Event

Swing on my EH&S to meet four vendors who will have work boots available to try on, check out and order on site! If you have a uniform allowance, this is a great opportunity to use it.  

6/18/24 at 8:00am – 1:00pm | In Person at EH&S 

Summer Research Safety Orientation

Research personnel performing work over the summer at UCR will participate in a session that will teach them how to recognize hazards, assess the risks of hazards, minimize the risk of hazards, and prepare for emergencies. They will also engage in hands-on activities to prepare for working in a lab. 

6/26/24 (2 sessions) | In-Person Training 

And more Safety throughout the Summer... 

Outdoor Hazards: Preventing Heat Illness

Join us to discuss the hazards of working outdoors, how to prevent heat illness, and learn what to do if you or a coworker experiences heat stress. 

July 10th at 10:00am | Webinar 

All campus faculty and staff are encouraged to take advantage of this unique opportunity to enhance their safety knowledge. Details about the schedules, registration, and other resources can be found on the Safety Month website: https://ehs.ucr.edu/safety-month   

We hope to see you in June at one of our live events and we hope you continue your safety journey by taking a wide range of safety courses available in the UCR Learning Center

To register or find more information, please visit https://ehs.ucr.edu/safety-month or contact ehstraining@ucr.edu   

R’Safety is all R’Responsibility!