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Study Up on Safety!

Review UNI's safety programs and policies to ensure you're being safe.

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Bike Safely: Bicyclist Fatalities Increasing

Read the Report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.

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Game Day: Food Safety

Make sure your tailgate gathering is memorable for all the right reasons! Follow these six tips to avoid food poisoning.

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Walk This Way: Stay Safe While Walking

Walking is good for your health, and it's good for the environment too. But before you head out on foot for a stroll, power walk, or errand, there are important safety tips to remember.

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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.