The October safety tip brought to you by the Environmental Health & Safety Team:
October usually brings cooler fall weather which can be a welcome break from the dog days of summer, but we can also see a rise in the number of respiratory illness cases as people tend to stay indoors more often.
Enteroviruses are just one of the many common causes of respiratory illness. One less common virus, EV-D68, has gotten some well-deserved bad publicity lately. Click HERE to read more to read about symptoms and ways to project yourself and others from enterovirus infections.
The Shared Governance Council met Tuesday, Sept. 16 and discussed updates to team rosters, a policy update regarding holidays for police, and an open recommendation for a lactation room on campus. Click HERE for minutes of the meeting.
Minutes from the May Academic Assessment Team meeting have been posted to the portal following approval at the Sept. meeting. During this meeting, the Assessment Proficiency Program was approved discussion took place about general education rubric revisions for Global Awareness and Technology Competency. Read the full minutes for details.
The September safety tip brought to you by the Environmental Health & Safety Team: September is designated as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Because of that, we would like to take this opportunity to urge everyone to take a few minutes and think about how they would answer this question: “If an emergency happens while I’m on campus, what would I do?”
Emergencies can take many different forms, but one thing is for certain; the time to figure out what you should be doing during an emergency is not when it’s occurring. Click HERE to read more and find out what you can do now to prepare for an emergency!
The June safety tip brought to you by the Environmental Health & Safety Team:
Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function which can cause death within minutes. Each year nearly 360,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital with over 80 percent of those happening at home.
The American Heart Association (AHA) lists the following as signs of cardiac arrest:
– A sudden loss of responsiveness
– No normal breathing
Click HERE to learn what to do if these signs are present and find more resources about responding to cardiac arrest.
The Cultural Awareness Team has posted minutes from meetings held January-April. Click HERE to view full minutes and see what CAT has been up to during the Spring semester!
The Sustainability Team held a meeting May 6, at which they discussed deer populations issues on campus. View the full minutes for details.
Minutes have been posted from the Shared Governance Council meeting recently held on May 5, 2014. View the minutes to learn about actions taken regarding the dissolution of the Professional Development Team.
March minutes also provide some discussion of the issue.
The May safety tip brought to you by the Environmental Health & Safety Team:
Injuries to the back can be some of the most debilitating and can make even the simplest task nearly impossible. Many physical occupations place significant demands on your back and even routine office work can cause or worsen back pain.
Fortunately, you can take steps to prevent back pain and injuries. Click HERE to learn more!
The spring issue of the Assessment newsletter is available HERE or by visiting the CELT website. In this issue, get to know your assessment coordinators and learn more about what’s going on in assessment at LLCC.