COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for In-Person Events (Updated 11/10/21)


The COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for In-Person Events (Word) provides guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19 and for compliance with Washington state and local public health requirements at in-person events.

For events that require approval through the Use of University Facilities (UUF) process, event organizers must work the venue operator to complete an In-Person Event COVID-19 Prevention Plan and keep it on file.


Climbing Technology issues Request for Inspection for ROLLNLOCK clamp

Climbing Technology issued a Request for Inspection of the ROLLNLOCK pulley/rope clamp due to a defect in the functioning of the sheave position lever (part F in the image below), which can lead to an accidental locking of the lever. As a result of this defect, when using the device in “hauling pulley” mode, the lever may inadvertently engage the pin, suddenly disabling the locking function and releasing the load or person.


New workplace incident investigation training for supervisors and incident investigators

The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S) developed a new online training course called Five Whys Root Cause Analysis. This training is recommended for University supervisors and other personnel responsible for incident investigations and documenting root cause(s) and corrective actions.