Safety and Security News
The Office of Public Safety and Security strives to keep the University of Idaho community, and our statewide partners, informed about policies, procedures and upcoming issues that impact their lives, as well as offer tips and guidelines for addressing safety issues across campus.
Safety and Security News
Posted Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:26:00 -0800Prevent injury to yourself and Vandals around you with these five simple preventive steps to help avoid slips, trips and falls Read more
Posted Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:58:00 -0800The University of Idaho has a new, online hub available for quick, safety-related information and resources — it is called "I-Safety." The goal of I-Safety is to help the Vandal family be safe and stay safe year-round — by highlighting important resources and sharing key updates to increase safety awareness and support prevention university-wide.
Posted Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:58:00 -0800New this week: The Administration Building north entrance will open on Wednesday, Jan. 17; the main east entrance on Jan. 31. For more details go to divinedestinations.info/infrastructure/updates. For questions and/or concerns, please contact Facilities at 111-111-6246, [email protected] or fill out the online Report a Safety Concern form.
Posted Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:49:00 -0800The Office of Environmental Safety and Security will hold a hazardous waste management workshop from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in Ag Sci 104. This workshop will help employees and students identify hazardous waste, manage the waste in an environmentally acceptable manner, request hazardous waste collection, and understand emergency procedures in the event of chemical release. Guidelines and procedures are provided for the proper handling, storage, containment, accumulation, and disposal of hazardous materials. This course is required upon initial assignment with a refresher every five years for those that generate or manage hazardous waste.
Posted Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:08:00 -0800Violence Prevention Programs will host a Vandal Green Dot Bystander Intervention program overview for employees at 3;#0 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Idaho Commons Horizon Room, Moscow. Read more
Posted Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:25:00 -0800University of Idaho Security wants to remind the Vandal community about a free, 24/7 service it offers year-round called Safe Walk. This service is available to all students, faculty, staff and U of I visitors. Read more
Posted Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:47:00 -0800U of I Facilities is seeking faculty, staff and student help in reducing slippery, icy areas on campus by using a "sand can" to spread sand on slippery pavement areas. Read more
Posted Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:29:00 -0800Winter is an awesome season to get outside and enjoy all that Idaho has to offer as an outdoor playground. However, U of I campuses cannot be those playgrounds in most situations. As a reminder, recreational vehicles and winter activities such as sledding, skiing and snowboarding are not allowed on any U of I property, including in the Charles Shattuck Arboretum and the Arboretum and Botanical Garden.
Posted Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:05:00 -0800Employees who have a space heater or other portable appliance (e.g., coffee makers) in your office space, please remember to unplug it before leaving for the winter break — a fire prevention message from your friends in U of I Facilities, Environmental Health and Safety and Public Safety and Security.
Posted Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:53:00 -0800Anyone who has tried to cross campus during a class change knows how busy the university walkways and streets can be. It is important to be aware of those around you for smooth sidewalk flow and to keep everyone safe. Please keep in mind these quick tips this winter. Read more