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Sky Lanterns – Danger In A Pretty Package!

Sky lanterns, also known as Chinese or wish lanterns, are certainly beautiful, but they are dangerous. They are also illegal in many states–including Tennessee. Legislation passed in 2011 (TCA § 68-104-101(9) defines sky lanterns as special fireworks that can only be purchased and used by individuals with a professional license (such as a certified flame effect operator, certified outdoor display operator or certified proximate pyrotechnic operator). “The general public cannot

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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

MOC Wreck Teaches DUI Safety

One of the most interesting jobs we have in Safety & Risk Management is helping with the planning and implementation of interesting programs like the MOC Wreck on October 16, 2014.

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