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Active Shooter Response Training September 13 and 27


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    active shooter trainingWith National Campus Safety Awareness Month and National Preparedness Month just around the corner, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is offering all faculty, staff, and students two open sessions of its Full Active Shooter Response Training on Wednesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 27. Both sessions run from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Classes will be held in the Whitten Learning Center, room 160.

    Employees should preregister for the class of their choice in ULearn by searching in the catalog for “Gables Active Shooter Training.”

    The Full Active Shooter Response Training is a 1.5 hour presentation and discussion of active shooter preparation techniques, warning signs, and survival tactics based on material provided by the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA and adapted for the UM campus community. The course is led by experienced members of the OEM and utilizes brief video content and a question-and-answer session to instruct attendees on the most up-to-date recommendations and methods of response. The training course is recommended for all units at all levels, including student workers.

    Well ’Canes Points: Attendance for this training is worth 150 Well ’Canes Points for those participating in the Well ’Canes program. To receive program credit, attendees must sign a wellness points attendance roster with their C number at the end of the class. Eligible participants will receive their points in four to six weeks.

    For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at oem@miami.edu or 305-284-8005 during business hours.

     

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