Emergency Preparedness in 10 Minutes

Emergency Preparedness Module link

Emergency Preparedness is Everyone’s Responsibility.

The UGA Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) certainly recognizes this fact and developed a brief online interactive learning module with a campus community sense of preparedness in mind. The module’s intent is to assist in preparing students, faculty, staff, parents and visitors to be ready for a variety of emergencies that could occur on campus. OEP’s online training module is perfect for this training need and even offers the option for students, faculty and staff to receive a certificate of completion once a brief quiz is finalized.

The module was developed in partnership with the UGA Web Instructional Development Office at the Georgia Center with content assistance from the UGA Police Department and the UGA Environmental Safety Division. Based on requests from various University departments and students, OEP worked to develop the interactive module for the University community in order to provide a condensed summary of important emergency preparedness reminders, emergency response procedures, crime prevention tips and information on free resources. Additionally, the training modules include optional video segments that are used to provide a visual reminder to enhance the usefulness of the training module. Many campus departments are looking for a concise and easy method to inform new and existing faculty and staff on campus regarding emergency notification methods, building emergency procedures and on the availability of various emergency preparedness resources.

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 … Read more

Stay Connected with New Safety App, LiveSafe

The University of Georgia Office of Emergency Preparedness in collaboration with the University of Georgia Police are providing all students, faculty, and staff with the LiveSafe app.

What is LiveSafe?

LiveSafe is a personal safety mobile app that provides a quick, convenient, and discreet way to communicate directly with University of Georgia safety officials, enhancing your overall safety and allowing University of Georgia Police to better protect you.

LiveSafe Goals: A Mobile Solution to Increase Overall Safety

  • Communication: To increase communication between the University of Georgia community and safety officials in order to increase safety and awareness.
  • Prevention: To be a preventative measure in stopping crimes and incidents before they occur.
  • Collaboration: To leverage the community’s eyes and ears in helping keep campus safe.

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LiveSafe FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions What is LiveSafe? LiveSafe is a free mobile app made available by University of Georgia. The easy to use app is designed to prevent crime and enable timely and effective incident response. Through the LiveSafe app, smartphone users can communicate directly with safety officials through a cloud-based dashboard. This dashboard is monitored … Read more

AED LifeREADY

In August 2016, the Office of Emergency Preparedness changed AED online management systems to LifeREADY through Cintas. The online management will allow AED Coordinators to check each AED monthly, report any uses, add/remove information on consumables (pads, batteries), order replacement consumables, and view training videos/modules. This system not only keeps all AEDs in compliance with UGA’s AED Policy, but it also provides the medical direction (prescription) for the AED. Please contact the Office of Emergency Preparedness with any questions.

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Stop the Bleed

Stop the Bleed logoAs a part of a national initiative, the University of Georgia Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) is coordinating campus efforts to help “Stop the Bleed.” “Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives.
No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss.

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Plan, Prepare, React: Active Shooter Response Options for Students, Faculty and Staff

An active shooter is defined as an armed person who has used deadly force on people and continues to do so while having unrestricted access to additional victims. Although active shooter incidents on college campuses are rare events, the shootings which occurred on the Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois University and other campuses demonstrate that faculty, staff and students should be ready for any type of emergency.

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