Safety is a broad topic that ranges in scope from lab work and fieldwork safety to feeling safe while walking to, from, or around campus. The CMES Safety Committee is engaged in helping develop safe practices that foster a safe working environment for everybody evolved in college-sponsored activities. Following safe practices in every environment, in the field, in the lab, in the office, and even during personal time, will lead to greater efficiency and higher quality research. Overall it can lead to a much more enjoyable experience. The CMES safety committee is dedicated to enhancing the student and research experience by helping to encourage safe behaviors during time spent in the College of Mines and Earth Science.