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Move Safely: Avoid Injuries & Stay Safe During Your Move

Moving is not only emotionally difficult, but your body can also undergo a lot of stress. SEE HOW YOU CAN STAY SAFE.

Move In Picture

Eclipse Eyeglass Safety: Don’t be Blindsided! 

Eclipse Eyeglass Safety Flyer

Summer Heat: Water. Rest. Shade.

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions, see how you can stay safe.

Campanile in the Sun

Grilling: Follow Food Safety Guidelines

More Than Half of Americans Say They Are Cooking Outdoors Year Round, see how you can stay safe.

Grilling Outdoors

Drowning: It Can Happen in an Instant

On average about nine people die from drowning every day in the United States, see how you can stay safe.

Water Safety

Lightning: When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors

Lightning strikes the Earth more than 8 million times per day, see how you can stay safe.


At the University of Northern Iowa safety is more than just a requirement, it’s a commitment. Our office's role in that commitment includes risk management, general safety, occupational safety, fire safety, regulated waste disposal, chemical use, chemical storage, radioactive material use, and radioactive material control.