Simulations promote a better grasp of campus accessibility
Disability Support Services uses a novel way to get others thinking about universal design and inclusion when planning events or activities.App lets you request a safety escort rideStudents and employees now can request a safety escort ride without having to make a phone call or leave their place of safety using the same Transloc app that tracks Blazer Express buses.UAB statistics challenge perception of safety on urban college campusesUAB performs as well as or better in safety statistics compared to similar urban institutions — and many traditional, non-urban college campuses — including Emory, Tulane, Vanderbilt, Memphis and Houston. In most cases, UAB is significantly safer.Put ink cartridges in campus mail instead of the landfillUAB employees can recycle used toner and ink cartridges by dropping them in Campus Mail. UAB will manage collection and recycling efforts and use the proceeds to fund sustainability projects.Fire drills are ‘good life-safety practice’
UAB Emergency Management and Safety in the Department of Occupational Health and Safety works to ensure employees and students know how to safely evacuate a building in the event of an emergency.Late-night, on-demand escort service extended to 7 days a week
The UAB Blazer Express Safety Escort now provides late-night, on-demand van service for UAB students and employees 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. every day. Call 205-934-8772 to request a ride on campus.How would you respond if violence erupted?
The UAB Police Department is providing free training for employees and students to help them respond and remain safe during an active shooter or violent intruder event.Severe weather and complacency don’t mix; be preparedThere’s been a string of large, deadly tornadoes impacting the United States in recent years, and UAB researchers say benefits of preparation trump previous false alarms.SPECIAL ALERT: UAB TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY DRILL JUNE 7UAB to conduct emergency drill June 7B-ALERT prepared employees, students for deadly Jan. 23 tornado
On Jan. 23, B-ALERT — UAB’s emergency notification system —reached 40,000 employees and students to warn them of tornadoes in the area.
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