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.   CDC...
  • 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:
  • 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...