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

Jun. 3, 2022
  Risk Management & Safety would like to remind the UNLV community about the importance of golf cart safety. To limit the number of thefts and vandalism to golf carts, please keep the following in mind. When new golf carts are purchased, take photos of the cart (front and back) Store golf carts in a locked, secure area that can be accessed only by employees If a secure area is…
May. 13, 2022
This summer, risk management & 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.     Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious medical emergencies resulting from unhealthy and unsafe practices in hot environments. The Occupational Safety and Health…
Nov. 22, 2021
(Please note: This most current version of this Procedure can be found at the following link: https://www.unlv.edu/rms/insurance/post-accident-procedures) In accordance with the State of Nevada’s Risk Management Program, and pursuant to NRS 284.4065 and NAC 284.888, any employee involved in an accident that causes bodily injury, or damage to property believed to be in excess of $500, will…
Sep. 29, 2021
  Buildings located at UNLV, Shadow Lane and NSC are public buildings belonging to the State of Nevada. Because they are public buildings, to install decorations within these buildings we must follow the requirements in the International Fire Code and the National Fire Protection Association Standards. We agree, decorations provide a sense of celebration, i.e. UNLV Football Homecoming, a…
Aug. 25, 2021
The most frequently reported injury in the workplace occurs when someone slips, trips, or falls. Risk Management & Safety developed a safety training course that identifies hazards that may cause  slips, trips, and falls and how to avoid them. “General Workplace Safety, Slips, Trips, and Falls” and other safety training courses are found on the Risk Management &…
Aug. 4, 2021
  The summer months in Las Vegas can often bring monsoon weather.  With summer rain storms come the dangers of flash flooding. Risk Management & Safety would like to remind campus the importance of remaining safe around flood waters. The government provides specific guidance through the Ready Campaign about creating flood readiness plans including information…
Aug. 2, 2021
Risk Management and Safety (RMS) is transitioning all online safety training content to the new REBELearn learning management system. Please complete any new or recurrent training in the REBELearn system. If the required courses you need to take are not in the new system yet, please complete them in the current Vault as RMS transitions training content to REBELearn. Do not let your…
Jun. 25, 2021
  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 environments. OSHA has…
Apr. 19, 2021
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:
Jan. 5, 2021
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: