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. […]

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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 […]

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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?

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