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.
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 B-Alert Information
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Now is the time to prepare for the hazards of winter weather before bitter cold and snowy/icy travel conditions sweep through. 

The NWS's Winter Safety website is a great resource for winter safety information. 

The Birmingham NWS Winter Weather Awareness site has additional information. 
The UAB Occupational Health and Safety Department, in partnership with the UAB Student Involvement & Leadership, will be holding a Health and Safety Fair on Campus during the week of Homecoming.

The Fair will be held on Friday, Oct. 21st from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM on the UAB Campus Green.2015 dorm burn firefighterimage by David Gunnells/UAB


A Fire Safety Demonstration involving the burning of full-scale models of residence hall rooms will follow the Homecoming Parade on the lawn of Rast Hall (near 10th Ave & 15th Street, across from the UAB Campus Green).

There will be free food and drinks, music, free T-shirts, giveaways, hula hooping, as well as health and safety displays and presentations.

Food trucks will be parked in the area for those who would like to purchase food.