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  • Due to flooding in CH19, our offices in suite 445 have been temporarily relocated to CH20, room 221. 
  • The physical location is:
    930 20th St S
    Room 221
  • The mailing address will remain the same. 

The UAB Department of Occupational Health & Safety's mission is to ensure that our customers have a safe workplace by providing them with the service and knowledge necessary to protect themselves, the UAB community, and the environment.

Space Heater Safety

The weather is getting cooler, so now is the time to think about Space Heater Safety. According to UAB policy, portable space heaters are restricted to devices where the heating element is limited to not more than 212°F (100°C), and equipped with a safety "tip-over" switch which disconnects power if the device tips over.

Read more about space heater safety >>