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National Fire Prevention Week

National fire prevention week is October 7th – 13th. This year's National Fire Protection Association campaign is "Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere". The campaign encourages you to follow 3 steps in your workplace and home to be prepared.

1. Look for fire possible fire hazards and correct them.

2. Listen for the fire alarm, exit the building, and go to your muster point.

3. Learn two ways out of the building and ensure there are clear pathways leading outside.

Protect Your Hearing

October is national protect your hearing month. Anyone can be affected by noise-induced hearing loss and the signs may not be obvious at first. Here are some prevention tips:

o Turn down the volume of electronic devices.

o Move away from the noise, if possible.

o Wear hearing protection such as earplugs or earmuffs.

Curious about how loud is loud? – Download the NIOSH sound level meter app (free for IOS devices).

Tent Permits

Planning an event that will be utilizing a tent? If the tent is 600 square feet or greater, contact EH&S at 7-2211 for a tent permit.

Having an event with 1000 people or more in attendance requires the use of Crowd Managers. Contact EH&S at 7-2211 for more information or to schedule a Crowd Manager training.

Last Updated: 10/8/18