3M™ issued a Product Advisory for DBI-SALA® Delta™, ExoFit™, ExoFit™ Plus & ExoFit™ XP Cross Over Style Harnesses due to certain models not meeting the ANSI Z359.11, Section 188.8.131.52.1 dynamic requirement on the front (sternal) D-ring.
3M issued a Stop Use and Inspection Notice for specific versions of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ Self Retracting Lifeline with Anchor Hook due to the potential for the equipment to be assembled with an unformed top swivel eye rivet, which may become displaced from the top swivel eye and could result in severe injury or death.
The UW hired a testing, adjusting, and balancing (TAB) contractor and industrial hygiene (IH) consultant to provide mechanical ventilation assessments and data validation for 93 classrooms in UW-owned buildings at the main Seattle Campus. The Classroom Ventilation Performance Summary Report summarizes the results.
The COVID-19 Public Health Requirements and Guidance Flowchart (PDF) informs University personnel and students when to report COVID-19 illness and close contact exposure, when to get tested for COVID-19, and when to stay home.
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Elements of the University’s COVID-19 Prevention Plan include practicing good hygiene and cleaning high-touch surfaces regularly. As members of the UW community, we are all responsible for COVID-19 prevention, including washing or sanitizing our hands at key moments and cleaning the surfaces we use.
EH&S published an updated UW Confined Space Program Manual that reflects revisions to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries confined space regulations (2018 update) and aligns with standards established by federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Faculty, staff and students hosting meetings may choose to use the optional COVID-19 prevention strategies described in the Meeting Safely During COVID-19 Focus Sheet, in addition to University requirements for COVID-19 prevention.
3M™ issued a Stop Use and Product Recall Notice to replace any 3M™ DBI-SALA® Delta™ Arc Flash Web Loop Rescue Safety Harnesses and 3M™ DBISALA® ExoFit™ XP Arc Flash Rescue Web Loop Harnesses with specific part/model numbers were produced during a specific date range.