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.

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

Holiday Health & Safety Tips

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The holidays are a time to celebrate, give thanks, and reflect. They are also a time to pay special attention to your health.

Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips from the CDC.

Holiday Health & Safety Tips

Winter Weather Awareness Week

The National Weather Service and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency have proclaimed the week from Sunday, Nov. 17 - Friday, Nov. 22 2013, as Winter Weather Awareness Week in Alabama. Winter Weather Awareness Week highlights the need for being prepared for the potential dangers of a severe winter weather episode.

Winter Weather Awareness Week