Press Releases

UH Participating in Homeland Security Program

The Bomb-making Materials Awareness Program aims at reducing and mitigating the making of improvised or homemade explosive devices within the United States.

Tips to Stay Safe During The Heat of Summer

The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management is sharing resources and information so the UH community is prepared to handle the extreme temperatures that have the potential to be extremely hazardous.

UHPD’s Clery Compliance Team Receives NACCOP Award

The award recognizes a Clery Act compliance program that has significantly improved within the last three to five years.

Fire Extinguisher Training Available to UH Community

This free training consists of a short classroom instruction period and then a hands-on portion where class members get to practice putting out a small fire with a fire extinguisher. Class size can be as small as five people and up to 20 people.

UH Represented at ExxonMobil Laboratory Safety Workshop

Representatives from the Chemical Safety unit of Environmental Health and Life Safety attended the important and innovative program, which is now in its sixth year.

Ride-Out Team Functional Exercise Tests Emergency Plans

The annual event, which is designed and led by the Office of Emergency Management, focused this year on a Category 4 hurricane scenario and ride-out team procedures.

Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management offers tips to help the UH community be ready in case a major storm strikes the area this summer.

Gravel Lots at UH Technology Bridge Closing For Summer

Students, faculty and staff who work or visit the Technology Bridge during that time can park in any of the ungated student or faculty/staff surface lots with any valid UH parking permit, no matter the day or time.

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