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  • Managing the Risks A Risk Management Presentation for UT Dallas Student Organizations Fire and Life Safety Presentation 4 of 8 Center for Student Involvement - - utdallas.edu/csi
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety IT’S THE LAW State law prohibits the possession of any explosive, firearm, imitation firearm, ammunition or hazardous chemicals on University property. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety POLICY It is the policy of The University of Texas at Dallas to provide the safest possible environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors. Each member of our academic community is urged to accept the challenge of maintaining an accident-free environment. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety PENALTIES Tampering with or destroying fire safety equipment can lead to fines and fees for repair as well as possible sanctions from law enforcement authorities and the Dean of Students. In the event that there is an injury or death, there can also be criminal and civil charges filed against you and/or your organization. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety WHAT YOU CAN DO • When planning for an event, make sure the venue is large enough to handle the expected attendance. Crowd control is essential. • Make sure during organizational meetings and events that all entrances and exits are unobstructed. Do not obstruct or tamper with smoke detectors or sprinkler systems. • Do not overload electrical circuits and remember to always use surge protectors. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety WHAT YOU CAN DO • Never ignore a fire alarm. “Oh, it’s just another drill.” • If you suspect or know of anyone who may be in possession of any illegal weapons on campus, please report it immediately to UT Dallas Police at . . or call . FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety OBJECTIVES • Identify the resources available to student organizations pertaining to fire and life safety. • Understand how your actions can be part of the solution to any potential or ongoing fire and life safety issue. • Personal safety. • Event planning. • What to do during a crisis. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety IN AN EMERGENCY, WHO CAN YOU CALL? • University Police 972-883-2331 - www.utdallas.edu/police - Our police are trained in the same fashion as the City of Richardson Police. - They can provide security services for campus events. - They offer a variety of trainings for students and student organizations regarding safety. • Calling 911 from a cell phone will connect you with the City of Richardson dispatch. - Remember to provide detailed emergency information FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety , FIRE, POLICE OR EMS When Calling 911 keep this in mind… • If your gut says you think you should call 911, then call. • Be patient when speaking with the operator. They will ask a lot of questions; provide as much detail as possible. • Do not hang up until the operator hangs up – unless you are in imminent danger. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety NOT FEELING WELL? • For medical advice contact: Health Center 972-883-2747 • For counseling advice contact: Counseling Center or 972-883-2575 FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety AND THERE IS STILL MORE • For Fire Prevention Services http://www.utdallas.edu/ehs/ • For Safety and Security http://www.utdallas.edu/enroll/visit/safety.php?nocookies=false • For the Office of Campus Safety and Security www.utexas.edu/safety • For forms related to planning campus events Please contact the Center For Student Involvement at 972-883-6551 FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety IF YOU SEE IT . . . REPORT IT. • Slippery floors • Water leaks • Broken glass • Strange odors (gas leak, fire, chemical, etc.) • Lights out • Broken doors and/or locks • Emergency equipment missing or not working • A person who doesn’t belong in a particular area FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety CRIME PREVENTION • Use the blue light call boxes on campus if you need assistance. • Use the buddy system. • Walk in well lit areas. • Keep your valuables out of sight in your car and don’t forget to lock your doors. • Contact UTPD to borrow their engraver to engrave your belongings. • Visit UTPD’s website at www.utdallas.edu/police for more great tips or to arrange a presentation for your student organization. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety DO YOU HAVE AN EXIT STRATEGY? • At home (in your residence hall room or apartment)? - Multiple exits - Are there bars on windows • At work? - Have you practiced how to exit and where • For your event? - What is the room capacity for your venue - Are exits clearly defined and able to be accessed if needed - Have you reviewed the city code regulations FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety OCCUPANT NUMBERS A KEY FACTOR FOR SAFETY How many people (occupants) are allowed depends on: • Your apartment • Your fraternity-sorority reception area • Your classroom or lecture hall • Your favorite nightclub • Many permits may be required for public gatherings FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety DO YOU KNOW WHAT AN EMERGENCY LOOKS LIKE? • A fight. • An alarm that is going off. • Someone who is continually sick; throwing up multiple times, falling down, losing consciousness. • Someone with a weapon. • Someone threatening another person or group either verbally or physically. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety WEAPONS • Are you aware of the UTD Weapons policy? • For more information please refer to utdallas.edu/orgs/manual/08/ FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety INTERNET SAFETY Before you login, you should know: • Use the privacy blocks that are available through on-line groups for your own safety. • Know who you are friending. • Do not be afraid to unfriend someone. • Do not give out your passwords to ANYONE. • Keep any threatening or harassing emails, text, messages to show the police. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety WE MET ONLINE. If meeting someone in person whom you’ve only known on- line consider the following: • Share your intentions and plans with friends. • Come up with a plan to leave if things are not working out. • Meet in a public space. • Have a friend be at your meeting place and sit where they can see you but not interfere. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety HOW TO RESPOND TO A CRISIS AT YOUR EVENT? • Call for help. • Stay calm. • Be prepared to give as much information possible to 911 and the responding emergency personnel. • Contact the Office of the Dean of Student as soon as possible to get assistance with how to address media, if necessary, and see what resources they can offer. Call (972) 883-6391. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety SUMMARY • Be sure to visit the websites mentioned in this presentation for more in depth information. • Be an active participant in your community, do be a bystander. • Be prepared. • Be calm. FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Managing the Risks Fire and Life Safety ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS Discuss with your organization’s leadership • Faculty/staff advisor • Risk Management Officer (or other officer) • Alumni members/organization FIRE and LIFE SAFETY ● MANAGING THE RISKS
  • Review Your Knowledge 1) Click on the link below to get started https://elearning.utdallas.edu/webct/ entryPageIns.dowebct 2) Click on Trainings, Organizations, and Research 3) Click login. Enter your net id and password. 4) Click on Risk Management Training quizzes. 5) Click on the quiz title that you will take. 6) Click Begin Assessment. As you proceed through the quiz make sure that you click Save and View Next 7) Once you have Answered and Saved all ten questions click finish. 8) Wait for the submission report. 9) Once the submission report is confirmed click View Attempt. If you have scored an 80% you may move on to the next quiz. If you have not scored an 80% you must retake the quiz until you have received a score of 80%. MANAGING THE RISKS