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YCCD Environmental Health and Safety through the YCCD Safety Committees in partnership with Keenan and Associates provides safety consulting services, campus faculty and staff training programs, and regulatory compliance support for all YCCD community members.

 Join the National Safety Council on a "Journey to Safety Excellence," and help reduce the number of workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities.  By partnering with the Council, you can improve safety within the Yuba Community College Dsitrict, engage workers across the organization, and add to the bottom line.


November 18, 2010

The next scheduled meeting of the Yuba College Institutional Safety Committee (ISC) will be held on the third Thursday of the month on January 20, 2011 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM in room 303.

What is Public Health?

  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is launching "CPSC 2.0," a comprehensive social networking initiative that will make lifesaving and other safety information more accessible to consumers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard.


Federal agencies have been asked to streamline communications with the public and improve inter-agency information sharing in order to enhance public security.   Therefore, to provide better service in alerting the public to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create a "one stop shop" for many U.S. Government recalls. 


Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for over a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems annually with 21 billion UL Marks appearing on 71,000 manufacturers’ products each year.

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