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Safety, Health, Environment, and Risk Management

Area Safety Liason

Area Safety Liason

Area safety liaisons (ASLs) play an important role at UTHealth Houston by assisting colleagues and other individuals in their area regarding health and safety concerns.  The role of an ASL includes communicating safety hazards and updates, reporting security concerns to UT Police, and facilitating evacuation during an emergency situation.  The Occupational Safety and Fire Prevention Program helps to organize and administrate the ASL program by maintaining an active list of ASL volunteers, providing annual training to ASLs, and supporting ASLs who may have questions or concerns about their respective areas or buildings.  Please contact EHS if you are interested in serving as a volunteer ASL for your area.


Area Safety Liaison Training, Information, and Forms

UTHealth Houston Emergency Communications The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston community with the most current information about campus building, school, and information systems status.
Injury Reporting How to report an injury
2020 ASL Training (PDF)

AED/CPR Training

AED/CPR Training - American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals Training Classes are offered the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Contact Corey Jefferson at 713-500-8427 for more information.

External Defibrillator (AED) Locations  
Emergency Blue Phone Locations (Excel document)
Fire Drill Information (PDF)

Area Safety Liaison Listings by Building

ASLs contacts:
Campus wide ASL contact information (Excel File)


Emergency Management Plan

Emergency Management Plan Course of action developed to mitigate the damage of events that could affect safety of personnel or campus.


Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program

UTHealth Houston seeks to protect its community from the effects of unpredictable situations by establishing specific procedures for coping with local emergencies. In that respect, the Emergency Evacuation Assistance Request was created for informing emergency personnel of parties that may need additional assistance in a building evacuation. This completed form will be secured in the Fire Depository box located at each building to identify the room or area in which the person needing assistance may be located. The Emergency Evacuation Assistance Request Form can be used for mobility impaired individuals who may need help for long or short term disabilities. Any occupant who feels they would need assistance during an evacuation is welcome to complete the form.

If you need assistance to evacuate the building during an emergency, please complete the Emergency Evacuation Assistance Request and email the form to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety at osfp.safety@uth.tmc.edu 

Upon receipt, a member of the Environmental Health and Safety team will contact you to confirm the request. EH&S will then update the HFD Fire Depository Box, notify UT Police and coordinate with your Area Safety Liaison (ASL).

If you have any questions we encourage you to contact Environmental Health and Safety at 713-500-8100 or 713-500-8165.

Emergency Evacuation Assistance Request