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West Nile Virus Safety

Even though we are close to the end of summer, it does not mean we are completely safe from the West Nile Virus.  West Nile Virus most commonly occurs in warmer climates (i.e. Texas) where the mosquitoes are more active.  … Continue reading

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Safety Training now included in your SMU Training Record

Welcome back!  As we begin this upcoming academic year, we have some exciting news for you!  Employees can now access your full training record on SMU Learning and Development (my.smu.edu).  Safety training taken though Office of Risk Management will now … Continue reading

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Welcome Warren Ricks!

The Office of Risk Management is excited to welcome our newest member, Warren Ricks, who is the University’s new Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.  Warren’s first day was on Monday, July 16th and he is quickly settling in … Continue reading

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Engaged Driving Training

Are you still an authorized driver for SMU?  You must have taken Engaged Driving training within the last three years to be an authorized driver.  We are starting to see some training expire, so don’t forget to check yours! Not … Continue reading

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Best of Luck to Heather!

Today is Heather’s last day in the Office of Risk Management. We are sad to see her go, but wish her all the best in her new position as Director of Research Compliance in the Office of Research and Graduate … Continue reading

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NEW: SCUV (Golf Cart) Safety Program

The Golf Cart Safety Program has been given a face lift!  Here are some of the most notable changes: New name: the program is now called SCUV Safety. SCUV stands for Sub-Compact Utility Vehicle, and is more inclusive than “Golf … Continue reading

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Welcome Gregory Moyer!

The Office of Risk Management is excited to welcome our newest member, Gregory Moyer, our Occupational and Life Safety Manager.  He will be responsible for our occupational safety programs, including Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, Ladder Safety, and much more.  Gregory previously … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season! Holiday Decoration Safety

Help SMU enjoy the holiday season safely by following these standards for all indoor holiday decorations. Please contact the Office of Risk Management with any questions. Do not interfere with fire and life safety systems. Decorations may not block, obstruct, … Continue reading

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We are at the HR/CyberSecurity Fair tomorrow!

The Office of Risk Management will be at the HR/CyberSecurity Fair tomorrow, October 26th.  Stop by our table to learn about: Trainings we provide; Our new online incident reporting system; The new international travel process; Our Continuity of Operations efforts; … Continue reading

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NEW: Biological Safety Training now available online

EHS is excited to announce that Biological Safety Training is now available in an online format via SafetySkills.  Biological Safety Training is required for all SMU students and employees whose work involves any of the following: Biological agents, including but not … Continue reading

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