UAB requires all employees, except UAB police, who operate a UAB vehicle (car or van) as part of his or her regular duties to complete the UAB Defensive Driving online course before operating any UAB vehicle.

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New employees should take the course within 30 days of employment and every two 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.

Who Should Complete This Course?

The Hazard Communication Program covers all UAB Employees (including Faculty, Staff, and Other Employees) on campus. The Chemical Hygiene Plan includes anyone working in a laboratory. The Hazard Communication Plan applies to any hazardous material, which is known to be present in the workplace in such a manner that employees may be exposed under normal conditions or of use in a foreseeable emergency. This Plan is also applicable to employees involved in work operations where employees only handle chemicals in sealed containers, which are not opened under normal conditions. Regulatory Agencies require this training as a part of your Right-To-Understand.

Who should complete this course?

Are you responsible for handling, using, or transporting compressed gas cylinders? If so, this training course is required. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.