Safety for Campus Employees

Course Titles and Descriptions

Active Shooter on Campus: What Every Employee Should Do

This session will guide you through a variety of topics that will help you prepare and respond to an active shooter situation on campus. By the time the session is over, you should be able to describe actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and responding law enforcement officials, know actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents, understand how to manage the consequences of an active shooter incident, and recognize potential violence indicators on your campus. Note that this training session is intended to provide guidance to enhance safety, but not all recommendations provided here will be applicable to every college campus. It’s important to adjust your actions to the specific safety policies of your school.

Campus Emergency and Evacuation Plans

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.

Fire Prevention and Response On Campus

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.

Grounds Maintenance for Campus Workers

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 (PPE), and some safe practices in order to prevent serious injuries, illnesses, and accidents.

Handling Medical Emergencies on Campus

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.

Hazard Communication: GHS and Your Right to Know in Schools

The main objective of this session is to teach you about hazard communication. By the time the session is over, you should be able to recognize hazardous chemicals, understand the risks they pose, interpret the information on chemical labels, understand safety data sheets (SDSs), protect yourself from physical and health hazards, and respond to emergencies.

Laboratory Safety on Campus

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.

Preventing Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens on Campus

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 bloodborne pathogens (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.

Preventing Office Hazards on Campus

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.

Safety Orientation for Campus Workers

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 (PPE) for your job.

Security on Campus

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.