Field Research Safety

  • RE: GPS Units

    Hi Eric, all satellite devices require a line of sight to the sky. In a deep slot canyon or heavy tree canopy it may be difficult to send or receive a transmission. But because Garmins are just sending "packets" of data as texts with GPS coordinates they ...

  • RE: GPS Units

    Sara, For the Garmin inReach, how well does the two-way texting work in very remote areas? and in deep narrow canyons? Have you found any dead spots? Eric F. Jorgensen Executive Director Environmental Helath and Safety Office Utah State ...

  • RE: GPS Units

    Hi Lindsay, we have a satellite device loaner program for field researchers, field staff, and field course instructors traveling to remote work sites. We went with Garmin inReach devices because of their two-way texting capabilities, plus they have the ...

  • GPS Units

    Good morning! We're updating some of our field work policies and I was wondering if anyone else supplies GPS units to researchers to use in the event of an emergency situation? We currently have some fairly old DeLorme units that we check out to researchers ...

  • Tom Koos Associate Director, Health and Safety School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences Dean's Office Mitchell Building Room 134 Stanford University office: 650.736.1002 Cell: 650.465.5774 tkoos@stan ...

  • That would be 12pm Eastern! ------------------------------ Miriam Sharp Laboratory Safety Manager University of Maryland College Park MD 301-405-2070 ------------------------------

  • Hello, Thanks for participating in the Doodle. I am scheduling this mini-COP meeting to discuss Satellite Phone/Communicator Program for 12pm Thursday April 29th. Please join if you have the time! Join us in our  online meeting room  for upcoming ...

  • Hello Everyone! At today's COP call, it was brought up that having a short session devoted to Satellite Phones/Communication Devices programs for field research. This would be covering how to establish a sat device program and lessons learned from groups ...

  • Just a reminder everyone! Join us tomorrow for the next Field Safety COP meeting.  Our next meeting will be April 15 at 2pm Eastern. Join us in our  online meeting room  for upcoming meetings! Meeting ID:  929 3335 1827 Passcode:  279563 ...

  • Dear All, Here is the Considerations for Field Work and Field Trip Check Sheet. Apologies that the links are not working from the previous email. Here are the links: Considerations for Field Work http://www.ehs.colostate.edu/DV2.aspx?ID=732   All supporting ...

  • Dear CSHEMA, Colorado State University has put together a new document "Considerations for Field Work" http://www.ehs.colostate.edu/DV2.aspx?ID=732 and all supporting info under our EHS Manuals and Safety Fact Sheets http://www.ehs.colostate.edu/Default.aspx ...

  • Hello Everyone, It's been a while and I wanted to catch up with everyone to see how the field research COP is doing! Our next meeting will be April 15 at 2pm Eastern. Join us in our  online meeting room  for upcoming meetings! Meeting ID:  929 ...

  • Hello everyone - Please consider submitting a proposal for our Virtual Spring Symposium.  The topic is Collaboration, which should be broad enough to capture ideas from all areas of EHS.  See below: Call for Proposals for Virtual Spring Symposium ...

  • Thanks, Jeff!  This is helpful. ------------------------------ Lindsay Henderson Laboratory Safety Specialist and Biosafety Officer Portland State University Portland, OR 503-725-4312 ------------------------------

  • Lindsay, No specific training, but one of the questions I've recently added to the Field Safety section to be asked during research lab audits. Jeff Do researchers conduct any off-campus, outdoor field research, including in forests, fields, ...

  • Hi All- We are in the process of developing some training for our ESM students and am wondering if any of you all may of spent some time developing a training tailored specific to working with chemicals in the field? I'd be so grateful if you'd be willing ...

  • Good day, We have had a number of requests for two researchers to go on short field research projects that would be 4+ hours away. For efficiency sake, it would not be desirable to take two vehicles. It's also not great to try and make this long of ...