Dealing with the elements can be a risky endeavor. Common sense, knowledge, and general awareness are key in ensuring safety whether you’re in a lab, dealing with a fire, or taking cover from severe weather.
The University closely monitors severe weather forecasts and notifies the University community when local conditions affect the status of classes, programs, events, and activities. All announcements are communicated via MavWire EXTRA (faculty and staff) and TrailBlazer EXTRA (students). Additionally, notices are posted at uta.edu, recorded information is available on the University’s Emergency Information Hotline at 1-866-258-4913, and announcements are sent to local media outlets and the University’s Twitter and Facebook pages.
The Environmental Health and Safety Office strives to promote a safe and healthy working, learning, and living environment for the campus community. Areas of jurisdiction include:
For more information, visit uta.edu/campus-ops/ehs.
If you see fire or smoke, or smell smoke, complete the following steps: