Emergency Management & Preparedness
New Year's Updates:
Emergency Management has many New Year's initiatives this year! Check out our "resolutions" below:
- RAVE Guardian: For additional campus safety for our community, we've implemented a new phone app called RAVE Guardian. Now you can report tips to the police, call KUMC police and stay in contact with family and friends (dependent upon which campus you are located). Get all of the information here. **Currently this application is for main campus only, but stay tuned for communications as it may come to your campus soon!
- Campus Roundings: Look for the emergency management team this year as they conduct roundings in YOUR building! They will be documenting which buildings have updated building emergency plans (BEP), if personnel in the building know what to do in an emergency, and will have preparedness "prizes" and give-aways for the campus community. Make sure you know what to do in your area!
- Annual Evacuation Drills: Emergency management will be doing unannounced fire drills at each building this year, you can check out the week your building will be drilled here. Approximate weeks have been chosen for the buildings of campus (seen here), but there will be no scheduled dates or times. Also, evacuations will be documented and reported to the appropriate personnel for annual record keeping. No longer wonder if it's real or "just a drill"...just follow your evacuation procedures! Not sure where to go or what to do? Find out from your building advisory committee or your building emergency plan (BEP). Still unsure? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- New Emergency Operations Plan: The new and improved Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) will be published this year. This long awaited document will better define what Incident Command is, what to do in an emergency, and how the University will return to normal business operations after a hazardous event.
We are excited for what 2016 has in store! These are just a few of the many fun initiatives we will be doing this year. As always, any questions, concerns or suggestions can be emailed to email@example.com.
Jan 08, 2016