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Where Am I Safe During Severe Weather?

When severe weather hits, you need to know where to go! Use these basic tips to figure out where to safely shelter: Move to the lowest level of the building. Levels that are underground, like a basement, are best. If an underground shelter is not available, move to an interior room on the lowest floor and stay away from windows. Restrooms are typically the best place to be. Get

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Weather Auto Safety Tips

Winter and Spring weather in the southeast United States can bring a myriad of troubles for drivers. Hazards, such as ice on roadways, snow, freezing rain or even dense fog, can complicate your travel. Follow these safety tips from the staff of UTC Emergency Services. Know the weather forecast by checking the National Weather Service at gov/mrx/ Have your vehicle inspected for battery life (cold cranking amps), brakes, tire

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Winter Storm Safety Tips

Should an inclement weather closure, UTC Emergency Services has plans to react appropriately based on the severity of the winter storm, but there are several simple measures students and faculty can do to prepare for such an occurrence…

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Fire Safety Tips

Imagine a building is an organism. The hidden steel girders are the bones and the visible masonry is the skin. The plumbing functions are the vascular system, and the information technology infrastructure comprises the nervous system. How about the immune system?

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Fall 2020 UTC-ALERT Test Scheduled

The University will conduct a test of the UTC-ALERT system on Thursday morning, September 3rd, 2020.

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