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UAB Safe streamThe holiday season is called the most wonderful time of the year — but it also can be one of the most dangerous. Learn the best ways to protect yourself, your home and your family from fires during the holidays.

UAB Safe streamCard-swiping and online shopping are prime opportunities for thieves to steal your personal information, and UAB is a prime target for hackers. Lock down your data, both at home and work, and keep your info safe.

Feedback from the triennial Community Survey will help the department provide the highest quality of police service possible. Complete it through Dec. 15. Log in using a BlazerID and password.

UAB is building a culture of safety through its tiered approach to training teaching assistants and students about lab safety.

UAB Safe streamBe safe, not a statistic: Pedestrian fatalities have risen 46 percent since 2009.

The report follows the guidelines mandated by the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. 

UAB also will introduce a major new suicide-prevention initiative during the town hall.

What are the legal and ethical issues leaders must consider when examining allegations of sexual misconduct?

UAB Safe streamBig things come from UAB research — but great work can take place in labs only if researchers partner with UAB’s Department of Occupational Health and Safety to stay safe and adhere to safety best practices.

UAB's Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) is a 12-hour course, taught during three, four-hour sessions; the next class is Sept. 17-19.

The beginning of a new school year can be an exciting time for students, but it also can be stressful. Be ready to help students answer questions about financial assistance, mental health resources and their future careers by learning how UAB can help.

Control over access to campus facilities and new technologies will enhance security for faculty, staff and students.

UAB Safe streamIf you notice overtly strange behavior or emotional changes in a colleague, student or even yourself, file a report with UAB’s Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management team. Complete an online form or contact a team member.

UAB Safe streamBefore you crank the car, think about these four things that increase the risk of a crash — from drowsy driving to road rage — to increase the likelihood you’ll get safely to your destinations this summer.

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

UAB Safe streamBefore you hop on that bike to commute to work or head across campus, make sure you, your bicycle and your knowledge of the road are ready.

UAB Safe streamWorried that expensive piece of tech or favorite jacket might be stolen? Follow these tips to reduce the chance of it happening.

UAB Safe streamSevere weather preparedness is key when living and working in a location such as Birmingham, and UAB has several resources that, when coupled with personal initiatives, can help keep you safe during bad weather.

UAB Safe streamGoing out alone after dark in the city can be nerve-wracking for some, but it doesn't have to be  — especially when UAB has multiple resources to help keep you safe.

UAB’s free self-defense and awareness training teaches women the essentials of fighting back and fighting back effectively. Learn more and see inside the training in a new video.

The Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management team evaluates and manages behavioral threats to the UAB community. 

Disability Support Services uses a novel way to get others thinking about universal design and inclusion when planning events or activities. 

Students 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 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.
UAB 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.
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