Incidents and Lessons Learned

  • The consequences of chemical mismanagement

    September 27, 2021

    Disposal of expired peroxide-formers is hazardous and costly; learn what's involved so you can plan to prevent it.

  • Hazardous waste disposal: The perils of pickup

    July 13, 2021

    Help to prevent injury to waste handlers by inspecting, packaging, and preparing your hazardous waste properly.

  • Cylinder safety

    May 17, 2019

    A U of A worker narrowly averts disaster when transporting a cylinder of nitrogen gas.

  • Everything to lose

    April 08, 2019

    Why securing shared space is everyone's responsibility.

  • The Cost of Clutter

    March 01, 2019

    Is it time for come spring cleaning? Find out why clutter can be hazardous to you and your coworkers.

  • Happier New Year

    January 18, 2019

    In 2018, U of A staff and students reported nearly 1000 incidents involving injuries, illness, property loss, and near-miss conditions. Find out what we learned from 2018 and what you can do to reduce risk in 2019!