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Mailing Address:
Public Safety and Security
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2285
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2285

Phone: 208-885-2254

Fax: 208-885-7001

Email: campus-security@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:
Risk Management and Insurance
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2285
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2285

Phone: 208-885-7179; Active Emergencies 208-885-1010

Fax: 208-885-7001

Email: emergency@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 2030 
Moscow, ID
83844-2030

Phone: 208-885-6524

Fax: 208-885-5969

Email: safety@uidaho.edu

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Physical Address:
Teaching and Learning Center, Rooms 048 & 049

Mailing Address:
Risk Management and Insurance
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2433
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2433

Phone: 208-885-7177

Email: risk@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:
Security Services
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2285
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2285

Phone: 208-885-7054

Fax: 208-885-7001

Email: campus-security@uidaho.edu

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Safety and Security News

The Office of Public Safety and Security strives to keep the University of Idaho community, and our statewide partners, informed about policies, procedures and upcoming issues that impact their lives, as well as offer tips and guidelines for addressing safety issues across campus.

Safety and Security News

Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Changes

Posted Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:27:00 -0800

The EPA began enforcing a new rule that affects how the university must accumulate hazardous waste in laboratories, shops and any other location where hazardous waste is generated. Idaho DEQ started enforcing this rule in 2018. This new EPA rule is generally referred to as the “Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule.” Read more

2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

Posted Fri, 28 Sep 2018 14:55:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available for viewing and download. This report is part of U of I's commitment to the safety and security of our campus community and complies with the U.S. Department of Education's Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Read more

Yellowstone Study Develops New Way of Estimating Magma in Park Supervolcano

Posted Mon, 04 Jun 2018 10:30:00 -0700

New research from the University of Idaho and Washington State University suggests previous studies have significantly underestimated the amount of heat escaping from the hot springs inside Yellowstone National Park. “By learning about these processes, we will build on our understanding of the Yellowstone supervolcano’s eruption cycle,” said Peter Larson, a professor in the School of Environment at Washington State University. A team of scientists — led by Larson and U of I’s Jerry Fairley, a professor in the College of Science’s Department of Geological Sciences — measured the volume of hot water flowing through several hot springs and estimated the heat loss from the springs. Their study is titled “Direct Measurement of Advective Heat Flux from Several Yellowstone Hot Springs, Wyoming, USA” and was published this week in the journal Geosphere. Read more

Organizing Your Summer Cleanouts

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 20:02:00 -0700

When clearing out an office space or other room for any reason, it may be tempting to place items in corridors while you work. However, objects in corridors narrow the path for exiting the building and can be particularly problematic in the case of an emergency evacuation. Read more

Safety Alert: Tree Work Ahead

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 13:08:00 -0700

Maintaining our beautiful campus landscaping is an ongoing, year-round project for Facilities. Tree work done by the arboriculture team is an essential part of keeping these trees in good condition to minimize the chance of limbs or even whole trees coming down unexpectedly. During this work, you need to take sensible precautions to keep yourself injury-free. Read on at I-Safety to see what you should watch for and do when you encounter this work as a pedestrian or driver. Read more

IWRRI Announces First Jordan Scholar Recipient

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 13:06:00 -0700

The Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI) is proud to announce Kyle Duckett as the inaugural recipient of the Joseph Jordan Water Resource Scholarship. Duckett is a master's student in the Department of Geology. He will receive $5,000 in tuition support and a 10-week summer internship with Idaho Power Company to gain experience in the field of water resources. Read more

Suicide Prevention Training May 17

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 10:30:00 -0700

QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. It is an evidenced-based, one-hour training program to help faculty, staff and students respond to someone in a mental health crisis and thinking about suicide. The training is 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 17, in the Panorama Room, Commons, Moscow. Pre-registration is available at www.uidaho.edu/qpr. Read more

Annual Fire Sprinkler Testing for Summer 2018

Posted Mon, 07 May 2018 14:37:00 -0700

Western States Fire Protection will be on campus to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems Monday through Friday, May 14-18, 2018. They will be here several times throughout the summer. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities at 208-885-6246. Read more

May is Mental Health Month

Posted Thu, 03 May 2018 09:20:00 -0700

Mental Health Month has been observed since 1949 and seeks to reduce stigma, increase awareness, and offer education and trainings in mental health topics. This year, Vandal Health Education and the Counseling and Testing Center are observing Mental Health Month with opportunities for faculty and staff to be trained to respond to mental health concerns. Trainings include Mental Health First Aid and QPR. Learn more. Read more

Before You Leave a Laboratory

Posted Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:47:00 -0700

Leaving for summer? Retiring? Moving? No matter why you are leaving, there are special considerations when leaving a laboratory. Whether you are the principal investigator or a manager of principal investigators, you need to know about the required laboratory decommissioning procedures. Read on at I-Safety for more information.

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Unit Contacts

Mailing Address:
Public Safety and Security
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2285
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2285

Phone: 208-885-2254

Fax: 208-885-7001

Email: campus-security@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:
Risk Management and Insurance
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2285
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2285

Phone: 208-885-7179; Active Emergencies 208-885-1010

Fax: 208-885-7001

Email: emergency@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 2030 
Moscow, ID
83844-2030

Phone: 208-885-6524

Fax: 208-885-5969

Email: safety@uidaho.edu

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Physical Address:
Teaching and Learning Center, Rooms 048 & 049

Mailing Address:
Risk Management and Insurance
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2433
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2433

Phone: 208-885-7177

Email: risk@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:
Security Services
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2285
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2285

Phone: 208-885-7054

Fax: 208-885-7001

Email: campus-security@uidaho.edu

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