Emergency Services

Overview: The UAB Department of Occupation Health & Safety's (OH&S) Radiation Safety Program (RSP) staff stands ready to assist in emergency services throughout the UAB community as the need arises. The UAB OH&S RSP designates, at least, one staff to serve in a 24 Hour on-call capacity. This is vital for timely response to incidents that can occur within UAB. Should there be a need for additional support, other local and State assistance may be requested.

Preparedness training includes, but is not limited to:
  • First responder training for Radiological emergency or disasters within UAB and Jefferson County.
  • Annual drills and exercises
  • Training with Southern Nuclear-Radiation Casualty Treatment Facility (RCTF).
Contact Person: Robert Heath, Jr. or Domenica Pringle
Phone number: 934-2487
Email address: rheath@uab.edu or dpringle@uab.edu

Links:
Alabama Department of Public Health Radiation Control Rules