Yearly Archives: 2015

Planning a UTC-sponsored cookout? Here’s what you need to know!

Ensuring food and workplace safety is a serious responsibility when serving food to the public.  Whether you are a UTC employee or a student organization planning a special event, this ServSafe training will teach you how to safely serve and maintain food during an event. Training is available through our office.  Our certified ServSafe instructor will teach you the following: How Food Becomes Unsafe Contaminants from the environment Biological

Spring Weather Brings Its Own Dangers

Spring brings the beginning of sunshine and flowers, but it also brings its own special kind of hazards.  Have you got the knowledge to be safe and prepared this spring?

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Programs for Minors: Making UTC Safe for All

The UT system policy dealing with Programs for Minors is still relatively new.  Do you know enough to protect your program and its participants?  Below are several resources to help you and your program staff meet the needs of your minors while still complying with this important policy!

Preventing and Recognizing Frostbite

Here’s what the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has to say about frostbite. Frostbite is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing. Frostbite causes a loss of feeling and color in affected areas. It most often affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, or toes. Frostbite can permanently damage the body, and severe cases can lead to amputation. The risk of frostbite is increased in

Hazardous Roads, Hazardous Driving Conditions

Let’s face it.  We don’t face snowy roads very often in Chattanooga.  Treacherous driving conditions can occur suddenly, but if you are already on the road that radio announcer’s advice to stay at home comes a bit late!  What do you do? First, the usual techniques don’t always apply when driving in snowy conditions.  Familiarize yourself with the proper ways to navigate hazardous road conditions by studying these tips