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All labs must be "closed out" as part of the process for either leaving UAB or moving the laboratory to a new location.

This is a relatively straightforward process designed to prevent chemicals from being left behind. The process also prevents waste materials or biological components from potentially endangering those who may come into the lab for renovation work.

Follow these easy steps to close out your lab.
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Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature.

Temperatures are rising across the country and many cities are feeling the heat of 100 degrees or more. With the addition of humidity, some areas will begin to experience extreme heat. During extreme heat, it is important to stay cool.

Extreme heat causes more deaths than hurricanes, tornados, floods and earthquakes combined. Heat related illnesses occur when the body is not able to compensate and properly cool itself. The great news is extreme heat is preventable by following a few tips: