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Archive for August, 2010

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS 2010

August 31, 2010 | Risk Management

As hurricanes threaten the Northeast, the Office of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management wanted to impart some information on precautions that may be taken to ensure the safety of each student, faculty and staff member.   New York City’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has developed informational brochures to prepare New Yorkers for hurricanes and flooding, along with […]

Caution: Extreme Heat

August 4, 2010 | Uncategorized

Although NYC may be teeming with outdoor events in the summertime, it is important to remember that while enjoying those events, high temperatures combined with high humidity could lead to deadly heat indices.  Heat waves are particularly dangerous for children, seniors, people with cardiovascular disease, and people taking psychotropic and other medications.  Here are a […]