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Know What to Do in an Emergency

thanks to student intern Mattie Robinson for authoring this month’s post. Spring 2019 Now that school is back in session, be sure to review our emergency procedures to ensure your safety on campus. Be prepared for any emergencies, by keeping … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Safety

Texas weather can be unpredictable.  One day could be 90°F and sunny and the next day will be 30°and icy.  As the temperature drop, there are some cold weather safety tips you should consider before heading outdoors. Pay attention to … Continue reading

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Welcome Jonathan Dowd!

The Office of Risk Management is excited to welcome our newest member, Jonathan Dowd, who is the University’s new Risk Analyst Manager.  His first day was on Friday, November 30th and he is excited about his new role at SMU.  … Continue reading

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Welcome Max Richardson!

The Office of Risk Management is excited to welcome our newest member, Max Richardson, our Safety and Risk Specialist.  He will be responsible for our fire safety programs, including fire safety inspections, fire drills, and much more.  You might have … Continue reading

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SCUV (Golf Cart) Training

Do you drive a golf cart and/or club cars on campus?  If you do, have you taken the Sub-Compact Utility Vehicle Safety (SCUV) training within the last three years?  If not, you are require to take the SCUV training as … Continue reading

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Flood Safety

According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, September 2018 is the wettest September on record.  At this time, October 2018 is the second wettest October on record and the rain is still coming.  Due to the record amount of … Continue reading

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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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