Tag Archives: safety

GoodGuide

GoodGuide claims to be “the world’s largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products.” You can use it on the web or get the mobile app for your tablet or smartphone. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 31

Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine by Marion Nestle SF414 .N47 2008 New Arrivals, 2nd floor As I was browsing the shelf to find a book to feature for New Stuff Tuesday early on Sunday afternoon, I … Continue reading

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Personal Safety Escorts Available

UWW police can provide safety escorts (to your car in a UWW parking lot, to your UWW res hall–to and from any point on campus and to property immediately adjacent to campus) after your late-night studying @ Andersen Library! Call … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 14

Falls Aren’t Funny: America’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Slip-and-Fall Crisis by Russell Kendzior RD93 .K46 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor As a huge fan of FAILBlog, I’ve become accustomed to seeing cringe-inducing stunts-gone-very-wrong on a daily basis, some of which may be … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 23

Driver Distraction: Theory, Effects and Mitigation Edited by Michael Regan, John Lee and Kristie Young HE5620 .D59 D75 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor We’re pretty much all guilty of it. I can only think of one person maybe that … Continue reading

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Watch for flooded roads…

There are maps/news releases online to show where roads are flooded… Rock County Jefferson county Also see the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation’s “Incident Alerts” site which includes a link to a map of the incident sites and links to county … Continue reading

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Tornado season…be prepared

It’s peak season (May-August) for occasional tornadoes. Be prepared! Know the difference between a watch and a warning: A Tornado Watch or Severe Weather Watch means a tornado may develop. Be alert and be prepared to take action if the … Continue reading

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