emergency

SAFETY FIRST

The Department of Public Safety provides six tips on keeping yourself safe in case of an emergency.


Safe & Sound

Site Specific training topics for Supervisors If you are an existing manager or new manager, you should be current on training your employees regarding hazards that can be found specific to your department, location or lab space. Items you should address include: Emergency plans, evacuation routes, use of evacuation chairs, assembly locations and emergency actions. […]


Safe & Sound

FIRE ALARMS Fires are a concern year-round, including the winter months. When fire alarms sound in a university building, all occupants must evacuate.  You need to be familiar with the sound of the fire alarm and the locations of pull stations in buildings you frequent. Learn how to operate these pull stations and do not […]


GIVING U A HEADS UP

From the desk of Emergency Management: ShakeOut update and U Heads Up! app.


SHAKEOUT AT THE U

Are you prepared? Brush up on what you need to know for the earthquake preparedness drill coming Thursday, April 16 at 10:15 a.m.


‘Drop, Cover, Hold on and Evacuate’

Participants in the Great Utah Shakeout learn how to better prepare and keep the campus community safe during a disaster. Brush up on what you need to know for the earthquake preparedness drill coming Thursday, April 16 at 10:15 a.m.


Lessons learned about emergency alerts

In 2007, a Virginia Tech student opened fire on classmates killing 32 people and injuring 17 more. Some of the most important lessons learned in the aftermath of this tragedy centered on emergency communication. According to a senior Virginia Tech official, what important step does the U need to take in emergency preparedness?