Category Archives: Safety

Gomez receives Lab Manager Safety Sentinel recognition

Joshua Gomez was recognized at the April 12, 2018 CHME Safety Meeting for his efforts to promote safety in the CHME research labs.  In his position as Assistant Lab Manager, Mr. Gomez has been vigilant in maintaining safe work conditions and establishing strong housekeeping among the CHME researchers.  

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Safety Service now a component of monthly CHME Safety Meeting

Safety Service  …make-up for missed CHME Safety Meetings All accidents are preventable.  Regular meetings and training are as important to achieving this outcome as the PPE you wear.   I will take the blame for the low meeting attendance last Thursday.  I had been sending out email reminders, but failed to do so last time.  Even so,…
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Sahar Qavi recognized with CHME Lab Manager’s Safety Sentinel Award for Spring 2015

Sahar Qavi, a member of Dr. Foudazi’s research group, was awarded the CHME Lab Manager’s Safety Sentinel Award for Spring 2015.  This award recognizes her contributions to the safety culture of CHME Department.  Sahar not only works hard in the labs, but also follows the safety rules all the time. Sahar is a role model for any students who work in research…
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Results of 2014 EH&S Audit of CHME laboratories show continued improvement in safety culture

The NMSU Environmental Health & Safety Office recently completed an audit of all Chemical & Materials Engineering Department laboratories.  While the audit shows there is still room for improvement, outcomes were still improved over last year.  The report card reads as follows: Outstanding: 12 Excellent: 3 Good: 2 Average: 1 Poor: 0 Failing: 0 A…
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CHME passes 2 years without a lost work incident

Today represents the two year anniversary since The NMSU Chemical & Materials Engineering Department last had an incident. The chemical industry would quantify this event with the number of total man-hours worked during the period. Since CHME has a high personnel turnover rate, this would be difficult to determine exactly, but a quick estimation can…
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Wenyan Li named Lab Manager’s Safety Award recipient

Meng Zhou named Wenyan Li as the recipient of the 2014 Spring Lab Manager Safety Excellence Award at the monthly safety meeting on Friday, March 21, 2014.  This award is part of the NMSU CHME Sentinel for Safety program and is intended to recognize the efforts of one researcher each semester for being a safety…
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