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Click through a slideshow below to see how University Hall classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted to keep Blazers safe and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

Face coverings can prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also pose a barrier for people with hearing loss who rely on lip-reading to communicate. These simple tips can help you communicate more effectively with deaf or hearing-impaired peers.

UAB Safe streamAs Blazers return to campus to begin the fall semester, wearing face masks will be required to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. But there’s more to masking than slipping the straps behind your ears — keeping it clean, handling it correctly and wearing it properly and are all crucial in ensuring your mask protects both you and others.

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Blazer Express bus routes crisscross the campus, and many employees rely on the buses to take them to work. UAB Transportation has implemented a strict cleaning regimen to help ensure the safety of its buses and vans and riders; however, taking public transit without precautions can introduce new risks for exposure to coronavirus.

UAB Safe streamBeing outside is an easy way to stay active and relieve stress — as long as you make safe choices while taking walks.

UAB Safe streamWearing appropriate personal protective gear is a simple, yet effective way to do your part to help stop the spread of coronavirus — but only when you do it properly and hygienically, say medical experts.

UAB health experts to develop a plan for the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff on all campuses.

UAB Safe streamFollow these easy tips to double check your home networks, devices and accounts to protect yourself from hackers and risks of compromised information.

UAB Safe streamUAB has several resources that, when coupled with personal initiatives, can help keep you safe during bad weather.

Emergency Medicine's Christopher Greene, M.D., and Infectious Diseases Director Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., share the latest on the new coronavirus, precautions in the ED and updates on therapeutics to prevent and treat the illness in this video. Read about campus plans and responses on the UAB Updates tab at uab.edu/coronavirus.

UAB Safe streamUAB Criminal Investigations Division Captain Amy Schreiner and Stacy Moak, Ph.D., professor of social work, offer insights into the simplest ways to stay safe while on campus and around Birmingham — from safety whistles to self-defense classes.

UAB Safe streamDigital payments may total in the billions, but along with safety there is fraud in numbers. Gary Warner, director of research in computer forensics, suggests ways to keep your money safe from scammers.

UAB employees and students can now request transportation from UAB Safety Escort and Blaze Ride using TapRide by DoubleMap, available for download on iOS and Android devices.

UAB Safe streamWinter can be a discouraging time. During short days, long nights and freezing temperatures, it’s easy to choose staying home over braving cold temperatures or let exercise routines lapse in favor of curling up under a blanket. Learn about resources UAB offers for coping with seasonal affective disorder and other mental health issues.

UAB Safe streamFlu will take its toll on your health, but you can fight the virus by stopping the spread of germs. Use these tips to help protect you, your family and your colleagues.

UAB Safe streamJust one bleeding-control kit could make all the difference in the event of a mass shooting, explosion or car accident, trauma surgeons say. Learn to use a kit and buy them for your unit or donate kits to the Division of Acute Care Surgery to provide more training at UAB and in the community.

UAB Safe streamWhen working in high-rise buildings filled with electrical and combustible items and large equipment, fire preparedness can be key.

The 2019 report, available at uab.edu/police or in a downloadable PDF, follows the guidelines mandated by the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

UAB Safe streamBig things come from UAB research — but the best work takes place when researchers work with UAB’s Department of Occupational Health and Safety and adhere to best practices for lab safety.

 

A new text-based crisis support service debuts this month to help employees and their family members.

UAB Safe streamUnderstanding different types of bacteria, ways they’re transmitted and plans to keep your food safe is key to enjoying your tailgate and keeping guests healthy.

UAB Transportation’s Motorist Assistance Roadside Service program, known as MARS, provides out-of-this-world service to help you resolve the issue fast and for free.

UAB Safe streamCampus construction is affecting traffic flow and commute routes, so before you crank the car, remember these four things that increase the likelihood you’ll arrive safely to your destinations this summer.

UAB’s building-safety plan has expanded to include the Alumni House, Hansell/Hulsey Center and the 822, Bevill Biomedical Sciences, Cudworth and Facilities Administration buildings.

UAB Safe streamOn this sprawling urban campus, employees and students need to understand homelessness and learn to interact with homeless individuals in ways that are safe and respectful for both.

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