The 2011-2012 OH&S Annual Report
The Department of Occupational Health and Safety was established in 1979 with the specific charge of ensuring that UAB comply with occupational and environmental health and safety rules and regulations necessary to conduct research involving hazardous materials. We have expanded immensely
since inception and now encompass a variety of program areas that you will find within this site.
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.
To accomplish voluntary compliance in all areas of our program through implementation of internal health and safety programs.
Ensure compliance with all occupational and environmental rules and regulations without disruptions to teaching, research and medical care delivery.