Resources

Academic Professional Security Series

The Office of Emergency Preparedness and the UGA Center for International Trade and Security will host periodic seminars designed to bring together professionals and academics working in the areas of security to increase collaboration between the two groups. The seminars are part of the Academic-Professional Security Series. Information about upcoming seminars will be posted on this Website. For further information or questions about the Academic-Professional Security Series, contact the Office of Emergency Preparedness at (706) 542-2778 or email John Newton. A Time to Remember - A Time to Prepare - Sept. 11, 2014 FBI Agent Gina Young, who responded to the 9/11 attacks ...
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BSSR – Who is My BSSR?

Who serves as the Building Safety and Security Representative for your building? ...
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BSSR Brown Bag Lunch Series

OEP hosts a series of Building Safety and Security Representatives Brown Bag Lunch classes. Brown Bag - April 8, 2015 - Dr. Dan Silk with UGA Police Many campus departments are looking for a concise and easy method to inform new and existing faculty and staff on campus about emergency notification methods, building emergency procedures and on the availability of various emergency preparedness resources. OEP’s new module will provide a solution for your training needs. Steve Harris, Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness. Mr. Harris spoke about the new online training module. Dr. Dan Silk, Captain with UGA Police Department. Dr ...
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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 classroom safety at the beginning of the semester.  A template for what to say is listed below. To find out the appropriate evacuation and shelter locations, contact the Building Safety and Security Representative for the building or the Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) (prepare@uga.edu). Example ...
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CPR/AED Certification

Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. As a member for the University of Georgia community, you should really consider becoming certified in CPR/AEDs. There are several opportunities for certification on the UGA campus and within the Athens-Clarke County community. The University Health Center offers several classes throughout the year, along with Recreational Sports. The American Red Cross and Athens Regional also offer certification classes. Please become certified in CPR, it could save a life ...
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Emergency Posters

What would you do in an emergency on campus? As you travel around campus, have you wondered where the nearest tornado shelter area would be in the building in which you work or visit? How about where to go in case of a fire? Soon, this information will be located in many buildings on campus in the form of an emergency poster or a podium card. These new resources developed by the Office of Emergency Preparedness can provide quick instructions on what to do in a variety of emergencies such as severe weather, fire, a chemical spill, active shooters or medical emergencies ...
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Emergency Preparedness in 10 Minutes

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 ...
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Emergency Procedures for Students, Faculty, Staff and Visitors with Disabilities

Applicability The University of Georgia is committed to providing equal access to emergency procedures (alerting, evacuation and sheltering) for students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities. This document is intended to outline departmental responsibilities, emergency procedures, and resources available to the University community. The University recognizes that individuals with disabilities may require assistance with alerting, evacuating and sheltering in the event of an emergency. As a result, the University asks all individuals (students, faculty, staff and visitors) who may need assistance in an emergency to self-identify themselves to the University. Once an individual has self-identified, the University will work with ...
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Emergency Response Guidebook

The Emergency Response Guidebook is a quick reference guide for UGA Faculty and Staff that contains emergency numbers, emergency notification methods for UGA, and information on what do in an emergency on the UGA campus. For more information of what do in case of an emergency on the UGA campus, visit Emergency-What to Do. To request a copy of the guidebook, contact the Office of Emergency Preparedness ...
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Evacuation Chair Purchase

NOTE: BEFORE ORDERING AN EVACUATION CHAIR, DEPARTMENTS NEED TO CONTACT PETE GOLDEN, Office of Emergency Preparedness, for instructions. After contacting OEP, follow these steps. DEPARTMENTS USING UGAmart: BEFORE YOU LOG ON TO UGAmart: Download and save the Evacuation Chair Quote.pdf to your computer, as you will need this file to upload later as an attachment when ordering in UGAmart. * NOTE: During the ordering process in UGAmart, you will be prompted to upload your saved quote into the "External Line Attachment". (Attachment link in UGAmart can be found on the Summary-Draft Requisition screen.) Departments ordering an Evacuation Chair via UGAmart use the following instructions: UGA ...
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