The Human Resource Services COVID-19 special edition newsletter is now available online.
A representative from EAP will facilitate a support and educational group in response to increased stress related to COVID-19. Sessions will be offered, via ZOOM, on April 2. Please register in advance, as the session is limited to 20 participants.
Work Safe, Home Safe is a phrase used in workplace safety to highlight the importance of using the training and safe work practices learned at work and applying them at home to keep you and your family safe. This video highlights Work Safe, Home Safe from the National Safety Council on Fire Safety. Make safety fun by watching the video and including your family in a Safety Scavenger Hunt to find fire hazards in your home.
Working at home poses unique challenges to your safety. Weather its your dog or cat creating a trip hazard or sitting at a make shift desk and using a chair that you are not used to. Hazards are all around us, even at home. Here are some tips from the National Safety Council on Ergonomics.
The 2020 TELT Conference, scheduled for Friday, May 15, has been cancelled and is no longer open for proposals. We look forward to all of the amazing sessions we will have next year that will grow from the experience of our next few months.
Don't forget to properly clean off your phone screen and other surfaces. Cell phones are one of those “high touch surfaces” that the CDC says can transmit the virus. According to public health directors Disa Cornish and Catherine Zeman, phones can be gently cleaned with disinfecting wet wipes. Don't use sprays or other products that could get liquid inside the phone. And don't forget the case. You should remove it from the phone, clean it and allow both to air dry before reassembling, said Zeman. For additional guidelines to learn how to protect yourself, read the CDC's Guidelines.
Faculty, staff and students who want to receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus should visit the Facilities Management website.
The Learning Center at Rod Library is now accepting applications for academic coaches and tutors until Friday, March 27. Subjects include, but are not limited to: Math/Stats, Science, Writing, and more. For position descriptions and hiring timeline, visit the Learning Center website.