OEM Training

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has many different programs available for presentation around the clock. Many of our programs are researched and developed by personnel within our department and have been very well received by the university community. We believe our programs to be both educational and entertaining, and we avoid the traditional lecture format whenever possible. Most of our programs are structured in a way that creates opportunities for active audience participation. This student/instructor interaction results in an enjoyable environment conducive to learning.

Below are commonly presented programs, however, OEM can  modify or create a specific program to fit your needs.   


Active Shooter 101 Safety Orientation for Campus Workers
Campus Emergency and Evacuation Plans Security on Campus
Fire Prevention and Response to Safety Codes of Ethical Conduct for Higher Education
Grounds Maintenance Safety on Campus Data Security on Campus
Handling Medical Emergencies on Campus Detecting and Preventing Child Abuse
New Employee Orientation Preventing Bullying and Hazing on Campus
Laboratory Safety on Campus Preventing Discrimination on Campus
Preventing Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens on Campus Preventing Sexual Harassment on Campus
Preventing Office Hazards on Campus Preventing Violence on Campus
Getting to Know the Clery Act Fire Extinguisher Training
Preparing for Weather Emergencies Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls
Safety Training for Building Managers  

 

Course Descriptions



Active Shooter 101

1 hour

One of the most frightening situations that can occur on a college campus is dealing with an active shooter. An active shooter is a person who is actively threatening lives or prepared to threaten lives in a populated  area. This program focuses on how to deal with a potential active shooter situation. The course gives information on past occurrences, warning signs, and what to do if a shooting occurs in your immediate area.

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Campus Emergency and Evacuation Plans

1 hour

The objective of this training session is to prepare you to deal with campus disasters and other emergencies. At the end of the training session, you will be able to identify different types of campus disasters, understand the requirements of your emergency response plan, effectively carry out emergency response assignments, and evacuate quickly and safely in an emergency.

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Fire Prevention and Response on Campus

1 hour

This session will guide you through a variety of topics that will help you to understand, prevent, and respond to on-campus fires. By the time the session is over, you should be able to understand why residences on college campuses are vulnerable to fires, understand how on-campus fires start, take measures to help create awareness to prevent on-campus fires, know how to respond appropriately to on-campus fires, and understand when and how to use a fire extinguisher.

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  Grounds Maintenance for Campus Workers

1 hour

This session will guide you through a variety of topics that will help you understand how to work safely when performing your grounds maintenance work on busy college campuses. By the time the session is over, you should be able to understand the risks involved with ground maintenance work, how to prepare yourself before starting your work, how to work safely with different types of power equipment and hazardous materials, the importance of wearing personal protective equipment, or PPE, and some safe practices in order to prevent serious injuries, illnesses, and accidents.

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Handling Medical Emergencies on Campus

1 hour

The main objective of this session is to help you handle medical emergencies on campus effectively. By the time the session is over, you should be able to understand the importance of effectively handling medical emergencies on campus, identify types of medical emergencies, successfully coordinate emergency response, train employees and students in emergency procedures, and handle any medical emergency on campus to achieve the best possible outcome.

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New Employee Orientation

1 hour

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Laboratory Safety on Campus

1 hour

This session has several related objectives. By the time the session is over, you should be able to recognize the importance of hazard identification and its function in the risk assessment process, identify the myriad sources of information about hazards in the laboratory, and identify the hazards involved in laboratory operations.

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Preventing Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens on Campus

1 hour

It’s important that all school employees are properly trained so they know how to reduce their risk of contracting an illness transmitted through contact with blood or other bodily fluids. The objectives of the session are to help school employees identify BBPs and risks of exposure, understand how certain diseases are transmitted through blood, determine the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens in the campus setting, prevent exposure by taking proper precautions, and respond appropriately if exposed to bloodborne pathogens.

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  Preventing Office Hazards on Campus

1 hour

The main objective of this session is to discuss office hazards on campus and the safety precautions campus office workers need to take to prevent accidents and injuries. By the time this session is over, those who participate in this session should be able to recognize office hazards, know what to do in emergencies, take proper precautions to avoid accidents, reduce ergonomic risk factors, use proper lifting techniques, and manage stress effectively.

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Safety Orientation for Campus Workers

1 hour

The main objective of this session is to teach you about safety. In this training module, we will go over your role in safety and all the different aspects of working safely, how to be able to identify safety hazards, how to respond to accidents quickly and safely, basic first-aid information so you will be able to use it in any situation, and choosing the right tools and personal protective equipment, or PPE, for your job.

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Security On Campus

1 hour

The main objective of this session is to inform you about campus security risks and the steps you can take to help ensure security on campus. By the time the session is over, you should be able to identify campus security risks, understand campus security policy, report security problems promptly and effectively, take responsibility for personal security on campus, protect personal and campus property, and respond effectively to threats and violence.

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Codes of Ethical Conduct for Higher Education

1 hour

The main objective of this session is to make sure you understand the importance of a code of conduct for higher education and the benefits of abiding by your school’s code. By the time the session is over, you should be able to understand how federal law influences your school’s code of conduct, your responsibility to your school, such as exhibiting ethical conduct and avoiding conflicts of interest, your responsibility to the school community, such as treating others with respect and dignity while avoiding discrimination and harassment, and your accountability for upholding the school’s code of conduct, including reporting any violations of the code.

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Data Security on Campus

1 hour

The main objective of this session is to give you basic concepts and vocabulary to learn about data security in the university setting and to make sure you know how to incorporate secure practices into your daily use of computers and other devices that access the university computer system. By the time the session is over, you should be able to describe best practices in data handling, outline employee and student responsibilities for data protection and IT systems security, comply with best practices for designing User IDs, strong passwords, and safe remote access and user authentication, and incorporate security protocols in your daily activities.

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Detecting and Preventing Child Abuse

30 minutes

The main objective of this session is to help you understand the importance of recognizing child abuse. By the time this session is over, you should be able to understand and identify the different types of child abuse, recognize indicators of abuse, know how to interview a child to find out if he or she is experiencing some area of abuse, and know how and when to report suspected child abuse.

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Preventing Bullying and Hazing on Campus

1 hour

This session will guide you through a variety of topics which will help you understand and prevent bullying and hazing on campus. By the time the session is over, you should be able to understand why college bullying and hazing are a problem, recognize bullying and hazing, whether you witness it or it happens to you, understand the reasons behind bullying and hazing, understand the negative effects that bullying and hazing can have, take steps to raise awareness and help prevent bullying and hazing, and know how to better confront bullying and hazing when it happens and help your students deal with it.

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Preventing Discrimination on Campus

30 minutes

The main objective of this session is to make more aware of discrimination on campus and how to prevent it. By the time the session is over, you should be able to know what discrimination is, understand different examples of discrimination, ways to prevent discrimination, and know what to do if you are faced with discrimination.

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Preventing Sexual Harassment on Campus

30 minutes

The main objective of this session is to inform you about sexual harassment so you can help recognize and prevent it. By the end of this session, you should be able to, recognize sexual harassment on campus, differentiate between the two main kinds of harassment, understand the different laws governing harassment against other employees and students, report incidents and cooperate in investigations of sexual harassment, and help promote and maintain a productive work and educational environment for faculty, staff, and students.

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Preventing Violence on Campus

30 minutes

The main objective of this session is to make you more aware of violence on campus and how to prevent it. By the time the session is over, you should know the different types of violence that can occur, understand how to prevent violent occurrences, know the steps to take in case of a violent outbreak, and know the different ways you can make your campus have a safer atmosphere.

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New Employee Orientation

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Getting to Know the Clery Act

1 hour

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\Fire Extinguisher Training

1 hour

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Preparing for Weather Emergencies

1 hour

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Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

1 hour

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Safety Training for Building Managers

1 hour

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