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2016 Safety Seminar

Open to Building Safety & Security Representatives and AED Coordinators only.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) will host a three-hour seminar on July 13, 2016 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM to assist BSSRs and AED Coordinators with training and planning for emergencies. Lunch will be provided. The seminar will feature:

  • Dr. Marshall Shepherd: Director of UGA’s Atmospheric Sciences Program and host of the Weather Channel’s Weather Geeks
  • Greg Armes: National Security Specialist U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Mike Ort: Cintas First Aid & Safety
  • Laura Heilman: EITS InfoSec

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BSSR – Who is My BSSR? Where do I shelter? And what do I do during a fire?

Need to know what to do in emergencies for a specific building? Where to shelter in severe weather? What about a fire, where is the evacuation area? Find out not only who is the building’s safety and security representative(s), but also where to shelter in severe weather and where to evacuate to in case of a fire, https://emer.prepare.uga.edu/osepforms/building_list.html

Emergency Notification

UGA Alert logoUGAAlert allows you to receive emergency messages on multiple devices. To register, you must have a valid UGA MyID.

  • Have you programmed the UGAAlert number, 706-542-0111, into your cell phone?
  • Did you know the UGAAlert messages are also posted to four Twitter feeds (@ugaalert, @UGAEVENTS, @universityofga, @UGAOEP) and to OEP’s Facebook page?
  • You can also Fast Follow @ugaalert without a Twitter account. Text “Follow @ugaalert” to 40404. This will allow you to receive the alerts from the UGAAlert Twitter feed directly to you phone like a text message.