- Published on May 19, 2014
Memorial day weekend is one of the busiest, and unfortunately, the most tragic boating weekends of the year. Each year people are injured or killed while boating. The cause can be inattention, boating while impaired by alcohol or drugs, or it could be due to lack of safe boating knowledge.
The link below provides some basic tips and information to get you in a boat and back home safe and sound. Anchors aweigh!
2014 Safe Boating Week
- Published on April 18, 2014
image by John Bennett
When it comes to flooded roadways remember the saying "turn around, don't drown!"
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- Published on April 07, 2014
image by Sioux Falls Green Project
Household hazardous wastes (HHW) are common materials found in the home (cleaners, solvents, paint) that would be classified and regulated as hazardous waste if generated by industries (or colleges, hospitals and research labs). However, HHW is not subject to the same stringent rules as regular hazardous waste and much of it is improperly disposed of or allowed to build up to dangerous levels in homes.
UAB's HHW event will be held on April 11, 2014 between 10 am and 2 pm. It is open only to UAB students, faculty and staff so bring your ID along with your waste. Take this opportunity to rid your home of these dangerous items.
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