Classroom Preparedness Checklist

As an instructor, you are the authority figure in the classroom and your actions will influence how students respond during an emergency. Please review the suggestions listed below that are intended to help you and your students prepare and respond to a classroom emergency.  Remember, the emergency phone number for all emergencies is 911. Discuss … 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

As 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 … Read more

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

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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