Safety Tips

Risk Management & Safety occasionally publishes bulletins through this website and the campus-wide UNLV Today newsletter.

  • Featured
    Apr. 1, 2020
    RMS recommends all departments and employees follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) who are the leading authority involving protocols involving the COVID-19. The websites below will provide the most updated information available and should be reviewed and referenced creating your procedures related to  COVID-19.   https://www....
  • Oct. 16, 2020
    Risk Management & Safety has initiated the newsletter, REBEL RISK ADVISOR, to provide the campus community timely articles, advisories even the latest recipient of "Colleague of the Quarter". REBEL RISK ADVISOR will be provided every other month. Check out the latest issue at the link below:
  • Sep. 10, 2020
    Risk Management and Safety appreciates the efforts made by the campus community in creating a safe and healthy environment. The safe day-to-day responsibilities rests with each employee and with those who supervise them. At the beginning of this Fall semester, we would like to remind the campus of a handful of safety topics. Safety Concern/Near Miss Form This form allows the campus community to...
  • Sep. 2, 2020
      COVID-19 has introduced many challenges for UNLV. Not the least of which, is ensuring that space exists for social distancing. Quite often, this requires the moving and storage of equipment and furniture items to obtain the required 6-foot clearance. Delivery Services are available to perform this service for you. To obtain their assistance, please complete the request form at the...
  • Aug. 4, 2020
    Risk Management & Safety has initiated the newsletter, REBEL RISK ADVISOR, to provide the campus community timely articles, advisories even the latest recipient of "Colleague of the Quarter". REBEL RISK ADVISOR will be provided every other month. Check out the latest issue at the link below:
  • Jul. 13, 2020
      As summer approaches, Risk Management and Safety (RMS) would like to remind you of the importance of remaining safe, whether working indoors or outdoors, especially with temperatures consistently over 100 degrees.  Summer in Las Vegas can be uncomfortable for many. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious medical emergencies resulting from unhealthy and unsafe practices in hot...
  • May. 21, 2020
    Risk Management & Safety has initiated the newsletter, REBEL RISK ADVISOR, to provide the campus community timely articles, advisories even the latest recipient of "Colleague of the Quarter". REBEL RISK ADVISOR will be provided every other month. Check out the latest issue at the link below:
  • Apr. 15, 2020
    Question: What is PPE? Response: Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as "PPE", is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses Question: What types of equipment are considered part of PPE? Response: Personal protective equipment include items such as gloves, safety glasses and shoes, earplugs or muffs, hard hats,...
  • Apr. 14, 2020
    As we work from home and set up our workspace it is important to be as ergonomic as possible so that our home offices work for us not against us. The new course in the VAULT online training system "Ergonomics for working from home" is a quick ergonomics training with 4 videos that will help you adjust your workspace. The short videos cover chair adjustment, how to set up your monitor, keyboard,...
  • Mar. 27, 2020
    Please see the attached document for information working from home. If you have any additional questions please contact Risk Management & Safety at 702-895-4226.