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Steward Observatory Safety Manual


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Potty Posters

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New Safety Manual 2015
Chemical Safety
Near Miss
Protect Yourself
Respiratory Safety
Safety Responsibilities and Procedures
Safety and You


Safety Notes - Solutions Based on Real Incidents

Safety Notes is dedicated to providing insight, resources and recommendations to our Astronomy & Steward Observatory community and employees.  Safety Notes is a tool that enables us to share safety solutions based on real incidents.  What’s important is that we are all conscious of safety in our work, with our team, and in our surroundings, including everyplace outside of work too.

Safety Note #1: Overhead Hazards and Head Protection

Safety Note #2: Digging/Trenching & Underground Service Lines

Safety Note #3: It's a Dry Heat - Heat Stress

Safety Note #4: Moonsoon Safety

Safety Note #5: High Altitude Health Safety Information

Safety Note #6: What Happened?

Safety Note #7: Tips for Mountain Driving


Emergency Operations Plans

Steward ObservatoryMt Graham International Observatory (MGIO)Imaging Technology Lab (ITL)


Start Here | Safety Resources from Research Laboratory & Safety Services and Risk Management

Laboratory Closure Information

Radiation Safety

Respiratory Protection Program


Safety Meeting Minutes



02/15/2024 Safety Meeting - TAMT Presentation


01/18/2024 Safety Meeting - Active Shooter Training


10/06/2022 Safety Meeting

Altitude, Health & Safety - Dr. Chris Williams | PDF


Mountain and Winter Driving - Kelly Baker | PDF


Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls - Claud Wood | PDF


 05/04/2021 Safety Webinar VIDEO

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Annual Safety Reports


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OSHA 300A Reports

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