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Eastern Kentucky University continues to update you on the latest news in your safety field and what is happening at the University by providing this News & Resources page. You will be able to keep current. Be sure to check back frequently, as content will change periodically.

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How to Get Ahead with an Emergency Management Degree

You have officially earned a bachelor’s degree and can’t wait to join the workforce. I

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5 Questions to Assess Your Crisis Management Plan

Emergency management is a field dedicated to preventing, preparing, mitigating, and recove

Hazardous material removal by occupational safety technicians.

The 4 W’s of a Hazardous Materials Incident Response

Hazardous materials are substances, materials and waste that are dangerous if leaked or mi

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Faculty members in the College of Justice and Safety at Eastern Kentucky University are nationally and internationally known for their teaching, research and dedication to the fire, safety and security fields. Hear directly from them on topics from where they see the industry in the next 5 years to what makes the EKU online programs unique.

Make a career out of saving lives

Make a career out of saving lives

Click here for transcripts Every day millions of workers across the country clock in. But,


What does it mean to save one life?

Click here for transcripts What does it mean to save one life? More than you think. Becaus


How Safety Specialists Can Prevent Injuries and Save Their Organizations Money

Click here for transcripts Workplace safety is all about preventing illness and injury at

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Check out all of Eastern Kentucky University's latest Infographics!

Mental Responses During an Emergency Infographic

Mental Responses During Emergencies

Since elementary school, children are taught how to respond to emergencies like earthquake

The Current State of Workplace Safety in the U.S.

The Current State of Workplace Safety in the U.S.

Every day, countless workers risk their lives in the performance of their duties. This is

Growing threats to child safety

The Growing Threats to Child Safety Around The World

No child should have to worry about his or her safety and welfare. Unfortunately, millions

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