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December 2023/January 2024
Headlines: CWRU Uses Of Radioactive Material; Bloodborne Pathogens—Minimizing Exposure; Holiday Sustainability; Lockout/Tagout For ‘Other’ Employees; Chemical Spotlight — Ethanol; Fun Page; Staff

September/October 2023
Headlines: Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards; Fall Protection: Preventing Falls In General Industry; Ban On Incandescent Bulbs; Few People Treated for Hepatitis C; Machine Guarding — Protect Against Amputations; Chemical Spotlight — Fluorobenzene; Fun Page; Staff

June/July 2023
Headlines: Disposal of Iodine; Forklifts: Tips for Safe Operation; Managing Risks for Methylene Chloride; World Environment Day 2023; Chemical Spotlight — Divinylbenzene; Fun Page; Staff

March/April 2023
Headlines: Safety with Hammers, Pliers, and Wrenches; Correct Process to Order a Radioactive Isotope; Global Recycling Day; Pandemic Basics; Chemical Spotlight — Diethyl Keytone; Fun Page; Staff

December 2022/January 2023
Headlines: Holiday Safety; Frequently Asked Influenza Questions; Frostbite: Be aware!; Chemical Spotlight — Dicrotophos; Fun Page; Staff

September/October 2022
Headlines: Construction Ergonomics: Carpentry; Monkeypox; The GHS Acute Toxicity Pictogram; Should Earbuds be Allowed in the Workplace?; Chemical Spotlight — Hydrogen Sulfide; Fun Page; Staff

June/July 2022
Headlines: History of National Safety Month; Regulated Medical Waste; Chemical Safety for Maintenance Workers; Know What Causes Heat-Related Accidents; The GHS Flame Pictogram; Chemical Spotlight — Dry Ice; Fun Page; Staff

March/April 2022
Headlines: Garrett Morgen, Inventor, and Civic Leader; You Can Control Mold; Fall Protection; The GHS Oxidizer Pictogram; Chemical Spotlight — Chloroprene; Fun Page; Staff

December/January 2022
Headlines: Radiation Clearance; Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention; The GHS Gas Cylinder Pictogram; Fire Prevention: Space Heaters; Chemical Spotlight — 1,2-Dichloroethene; Fun Page; Staff

September/October 2021
Headlines: Campus Use of Radioactive Materials; Electrocutions; The GHS Flammable Hazard Pictogram; Salmonella Outbreak linked to Italian-Style Meats; Corrosives — Dangers of Exposures; Handling and Storage of Reactive Chemicals; Chemical Spotlight — Aldol; Fun Page; Staff

June/July 2021
Headlines: National Safety Month; USTs — Monthly Walk-Through Inspections; The GHS Corrosive Pictogram; Responding To Indoor Spills; Distracted Driving; Avoid Heat-Related Illness And Death; Chemical Spotlight — Pentane; Fun Page; Staff

March/April 2021
Headlines: Respirator Inspections and Repairs; Four Steps to Food Safety; Safely Parking A Vehicle; Heat-And-Cold-Resistant Gloves; Satellite Accumulation Of Hazardous Waste; Chemical Spotlight — 2-Butanone; Fun Page; Staff

December 2020/January 2021
Headlines: Deck The Halls — But Do It Safely; OSHA's Fatal Four — Leading Causes Of Fatalities In The Workplace; Handling Compressed Gas Cylinders; Vacuum Pump Explosion At The University Of Pennsylvania; Chemical Spotlight — Carbon Tetrachloride; Fun Page; Staff

September/October 2020
Headlines: Inspecting Harnesses; Radiation Safety; Job Hazard Analysis; COVIV-19 — Social Distancing Checklist For Reopening The Workplace; Chemical Spotlight — Phosphoric Acid; Fun Page; Staff

June/July 2020
Headlines: Disruptive Sounds; Polymer Radiation Shield May Replace Lead; The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Chemical Storage; Metalworking Fluids; Hazard Communication (SDS); Eye and Face Protection from Chemical Splashes; Chemical Spotlight — Acetonitrile; Fun Page; Staff

March/April 2020
Headlines: Keep an “Eye” on Impact Hazards; Non-Ionizing Radiation; Be Aware of Slips, Trips and Falls; Job Hazard Analysis; 2019 Novel Coronavirus; Caught-in Hazards; Chemical Spotlight — Methanol; Fun Page; Staff

December 2019/January 2020
Headlines: Aerial Lifts — Know The Safe Work; Radiation; Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention; Winter Holiday Fire Safety; Chemical Spotlight — Carbon Monoxide; Fun Page; Staff

September/October 2019
Headlines: The Chemical Hygiene Plan; Radiation Therapy Basics — Part III; Electrical Safety — Avoiding Arc Flashes; Avoiding Ticks; Chemical Spotlight — Hydrochloric Acid; Fun Page; Staff

June/July 2019
Headlines: Avoiding Overexertion; Radiation Therapy Basics — Part II; Be Aware Of Pinch Points; Measles In 2019; Taking A Look At 'Styrofoam' Bans; Chemical Spotlight — Sulfuric Acid; Fun Page;

March/April 2019
Headlines: FluView Activity Update; Silicosis; Dangers of Blue Light; Revised Flammable Material Storage; Radiation Therapy Basics-Part I; Chemical Spotlight — Diethyl Ether; Fun Page;

December 2018/January 2019
Headlines: Retail Workers-Most Ridiculous Returns; Prepare To Drive Safely In Winter Conditions; Using Hand Trucks Safely; Understanding The Health Hazard Pictogram; Use Of Potassium Iodide; Chemical Spotlight—Aniline; Fun Page;

September/October 2018
Headlines: Hearing Injuries from Chemicals?; Workstation Ergonomics-Computer Monitor; Indoor Pesticide Use; 2018 Illnesses from Salmonella?; 63rd Annual Health Physics Society Meeting; Chemical Spotlight—Vinyl Chloride; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Thornton Porter

June/July 2018
Headlines: Basic Disaster Supply Kit; Cleaning With Chemicals At Work; How To Use A PFAS Correctly; Improving Restaurant Food Safety One Study At A Time; Radiation Risks Associated with Medical Events; Chemical Spotlight—Toluene; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Fye

March/April 2018
Headlines: CDC Tips For Avoiding The Flu; What’s New For The 2017-2018 Flu Season?; Workplace Fatalities On The Rise; Understanding Hypothermia; Environmental Monitoring At Nuclear Power Plants; How And When To Use Fire Extinguishers; Chemical Spotlight—Barium; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Fry

December 2017/January 2018
Headlines: Influencing Indoor Air Quality; Hard Facts on Hard Hats; Dangers of Carbon Monoxide; CDC’s Lead and Multi-Element Proficiency Program; Uses for Radiation—Part Two; How And When To Use Fire Extinguishers; Chemical Spotlight—Chloroform; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Manning

September/October 2017
Headlines: Too tired at Work?; Using Electrical Protective Equipment; Labeling and Transfer of Chemicals; S. Typhimurium Lab Exposure; Uses for Radiation—Part One; Chemical Spotlight—Cyanide; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Conti

June/July 2017
Headlines: National Safety Month; Ultraviolet Radiation (Part V); Respiratory Infection Control: Respirators Versus Surgical Masks; New Hepatitis C Infections; Chemical Spotlight—Iodine; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Nikstenas

March/April 2017
Headlines: Stress Strategies; Ultraviolet Radiation (Part IV); Final Walkin/Working Surfaces Rule; Chemical Spotlight—Ammonia; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Page

December 2016/January 2017
Headlines: Strategies To Suppress Stress; Ultraviolet Radiation (Part III)—Earth’s Surface; Preventing The Spread of Norovirus; Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2016; Chemical Spotlight—Mercury; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Neyman

September/October 2016
Headlines: Safety In The Office; Ultraviolet Radiation (Part II)—Effects on The Biosphere; Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks; Computer Screen Eyestrain; ABCs of LOTO; Computer Screen Eyestrain; Chemical Spotlight—Hydrogen Peroxide; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Kirk

June/July 2016
Headlines: What happens in an EPA Inspection—Part IV; Ultraviolet Radiation: How It Affects Life on Earth; About Antimicrobial Resistance; Eye on Safety; Chemical Spotlight—Formaldehyde; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Scott

March/April 2016
Headlines: What happens in an EPA Inspection—Part III; EPA Facts About Tritium; CDC Newsroom: Zika Virus; Background On Burns; Get A Handle On Hand Tools; Chemical Spotlight—Methylene Chloride; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Kulasekere

December 2015/January 2016
Headlines: What happens in an EPA Inspection—Part II; ODH Safety Culture Policy; Hand to Mouth Hygiene and Vaccines are not just for Kids; Health Holidays—Eating Well; The Season of Lights; Chemical Spotlight—Phenol; Fun Page; Featured Staff Member—Latsch

September/October 2015
Headlines: What happens in an EPA Inspection—Part I; Radiation and National Security; Plague; Near Misses; Chemical Spotlight—Acetone; Featured Staff Member—Dubnisheva

June/July 2015
Headlines: Identifying Indoor Air Quality Problems; Raducation Ionizing Radiation Detection and Measurement; Reducing Foodborne Infections; Drink Water but Ditch The Bottle; Preventing Mercury Exposures; Featured Staff Member—Cook

March/April 2015
Headlines: Falls can be Prevented; Raducation 3 NORM and TENORM; Protecting Yourself from Contaminated Sharps; Laboratory Safety Chemical Hygiene Plan

December 2014/January 2015
Headlines: Cryogens and Dry Ice; Where Radiation Comes From; Ebola Virus Disease; 10 Basic Steps for Ladder Safety

September/October 2014
Headlines: Making International Shipments: What CWRU Shippers Need to Do; Liability in the Lab-UCLA Incident; Raducation-Radiation Basics; Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

June 2014/July 2014
Headlines: International Export Compliance Regulations; Sharps Injuries; Contractor Cited for Employee’s Death; Research Isotopes

March 2014/April 2014
Headlines: Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards; Control of Hazardous Energy (Lock Out/Tag Out); Extreme Heat; Properly Securing Radioactive Materials

December 2013/January 2014
Headlines: Focus on Asbestos; Equipment Clearance for Disposal or Relocation; Risk Group Versus Biosafety Level (part II); When to Record a Post-Experimental Survey