UAB requires all employees, except UAB police, who operate a UAB vehicle as part of his or her regular duties to attend the Defensive Driving Course 4 (DDC4) course once every three years. New employees should attend the course within 90 days of employment and every three years after that.
This training is intended for building administrators and/or department heads, or their designees, who have responsibility for maintaining a safe work environment. The course takes about 20 minutes
and can be paused and restarted if you get interrupted. It is designed to help you recognize and comply with Life Safety Code requirements in the operation of their buildings/departments.
Golf/Utility Cart Operation Program at UAB: All utility cart operators must complete Golf-Utility Cart Safety training. Any person currently operating a cart as of the effective date of the program (August 1, 2009) will have 30 days to complete the required training.
It is required
for all lab personnel and is recommended for everyone.
It is designed to teach employees:
- how to recognize hazardous materials in the workplace,
- where to get information about them,
- how to read and properly label hazardous materials, and
- what to do in case of emergencies involving hazardous materials.
The UAB Vehicle Safety Committee in cooperation with the University Safety Committee is providing safety training for all personnel who operate UAB 15-passenger vans.
This course trains 15 passenger van operators how to safely load and transport personnel reducing or eliminating known hazards with 15 passenger vans. Additionally, this course enlightens operators of additional skills needed to load and transport cargo safely. You are required to take 15 Passenger Van Training only one time.