September is Emergency Preparedness Month

To make sure you’re prepared in any situation, consider the following list for ideas: 

  • Always dial 911 in case of an emergency. It is also important to have the numbers for the Police Department/Security on hand. 
  • Exposures are reported in PeopleSoft (

         PeopleSoft > self-service > Workplace Health>Log into HOME> Report 

         OIM: 7:30 am- 4pm 404-686-8587; 

         After Hours, Weekends, Holidays: NP On Call: 404-686-5500  PIC# 50464 

  • Create an evacuation plan for your family and co-workers. 
  • Have a meeting place at home and at work in case of separation. 
  • Designate alternate routes if roads are inaccessible. 
  • Create a disaster supply kit to last for a few days (canned food, water, first aid, etc.). 
  • Test fire extinguisher annually. 
  • Learn the Heimlich maneuver. 
  • Learn CPR. 
  • Visit for valuable information and resources. 

Click here for a printable Emory University Emergency Preparedness Checklist. 

Other useful links: 

CEPAR – Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response: 

Emory “Just in Time” Guide to Campus Emergencies: 

Oxford “Just in Time” Guide to Campus Emergencies: 

This entry was posted in EHSO and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>