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.

What's Your Excuse?

When it comes to knowing your job, how to perform your job in the most efficient, safe and effective way, and whether specific training topics or frequencies are required, having appropriate, up-to-date instruction is key.

In today's workplace, keeping staff fully informed is challenging. UAB employees have a multitude of learning opportunities in a variety of formats.

Laboratory employees are required to complete safety training to fulfill regulatory requirements and to prove they understand proper practices. Training expectations for visitors who will be working in UAB laboratories are similar, if not the same.

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Review Your B-ALERT Settings

The UAB Emergency Management Team uses the B-ALERT notification system to communicate through social media, voice calls, SMS text messages and emails to the campus during an emergency or severe weather situation. Ensure your information is current at uab.edu/balert and include a non-UAB email address in case the @uab.edu mail system is affected by an emergency.

For more information: UAB Emergency Management