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"Safety is Everyone's Job"
The University monitors winter weather closely, and UVA's Severe Weather Assessment Team stands ready to assess all weather threats and their potential impact on operations. The team provides critical information to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Pat Hogan, enabling him to make decisions regarding the operations schedule. Here is Pat Hogan's full communication to the University community.More...
Outdoor AED mounted at The Park
First Outdoor AED Installed at The Park at North Grounds
The UVA Office of Safety and Emergency Preparedness, UVA Intramural-Recreational Sports and the UVA Department of Emergency Medicine are pleased to announce the placement of the first outdoor automated external defibrillator (AED) on Grounds. This device, mounted in a heated and weatherproof outdoor cabinet was installed at The Park at North Grounds. It will give better access to the AED in the event of a cardiac emergency. This is the first of several outdoor installations scheduled during the 2016-17 academic year.More...
UVA Joins Great Southeast ShakeOut on Oct. 20
Five years ago, Virginians were surprised to find themselves at the epicenter of a 5.8 magnitude earthquake. At the time, many members of our community had never experienced an earthquake and were unsure how to respond. In an effort to remind you how to prepare and what to do during an earthquake, the University will join other states throughout the region for the Great Southeast ShakeOut on Thursday, October 20, at 10:50 a.m.More...
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