Fall 2022 Safety Week | October 17-21

Palooza imageThe UofM Environmental Health and Safety Department invites you to participate in the annual Safety Palooza Week October 17 – 21!  There will be several training sessions on various topics Monday through Thursday, concluding with the Safety Palooza Expo Day on Friday in the Student Plaza. More information about the Safety Palooza Expo Day is below.

The goal of this week is to inform attendees of the safety resources available to them through various UofM departments and other agencies throughout the city. 

Training sessions are free, but seats are limited. Visit Learning Curve under the Health and Safety category to enroll in the sessions listed below.


Training Session Schedule

All training sessions will be held in the UC Shelby Room 342.

** Trainings Specific for Physical Plant Maintenance Employees Only

Monday, October 17

Time Session Presented By
8:30 - 9:30 am Storm Spotter National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration 
10:00 - 11:00 am Disaster Preparedness  Shelby County Emergency Management
1:00 - 2:00 pm Active Shooter UofM Police Services

Tuesday, October 18

Time Session Presented By
8:00 - 9:00 am ** Confined Space ** Landmark 
9:00 - 10:00 am ** Fall Protection ** Landmark 
10:00 - 11:00 am Stress Management UofM Counseling Center

Wednesday, October 19

Time Session Presented By
8:00 - 9:00 am ** Confined Space ** Landmark
9:00 - 10:00 am ** Fall Protection ** Landmark
1:00 - 2:00 pm Be Red Cross Ready Red Cross

Thursday, October 20

Time Session Presented By
8:30 - 9:30 am Be Red Cross Ready Red Cross
10:00 - 11:00 am Active Shooter UofM Police Services


Safety Palooza Expo Day

Friday, October 21


Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm   |   Location: Student Plaza

The outdoor safety event is open to the entire campus community and encourage all students, faculty and staff to attend. Many UofM departments and external vendors will display best practices to ensure safety on and off campus. Booths will be offering hands-on education, freebies and practical takeaways to help empower attendees. 

Lunch: Lil Miracles Food Truck will be at the Expo starting at 11:00 am. Lunch tickets will be distributed to attendees while supplies last. 

If you have any questions about this event or how to register for trainings, feel free to contact Brandi Coleman at bclman13@memphis.edu or Robert Clark at rclark12@memphis.edu.

List of Participating Vendors

  • American Red Cross of Tennessee
  • Bird Scooters
  • Board-UP Franchise
  • Cintas
  • CN Safety
  • Corvel
  • Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center
  • CSX BNSF Police Department
  • First South Bank
  • Landmark
  • Kyle W. Kiihnl Memorial Foundation
  • Memphis Fire Department
  • MLGW
  • National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Tennessee Highway Patrol
  • UoM Environmental Health and Safety
  • UofM Tiger Bike Program
  • UofM Recycling Program
  • UofM Police Services
  • UofM Center for Earthquake Research and Information
  • UoM Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research
  • UofM Chemistry Safety Team
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center