Spring Break: Responsible Use of Alcohol Serves Members and Guests

Responsible use of alcohol serves members and guests

All too often, drinking is accepted almost as a rite of passage during spring break vacations. Students who participate in binge drinking significantly raise their risk of injury and death, while they are also more likely to become victims of crime and violence, including sexual assault.

Spring Break: Safety Tips

The choices of where to go and how to spend your time once you arrive at your spring break destinations are endless. However, if members act carelessly, their fun can escalate into unwelcome, unexpected, unfortunate, or even dangerous situations.

Certificates of Insurance - What you need to know

Closely related to risk management and insurance requirements for chapter events, the second active area of loss control is providing Certificates of Insurance (COIs) for member events. University risk management departments are continuously refining the coverage language requested for such COIs with the input of general counsel.

7 Steps to Reducing False Fire Alarms

The results of Campus Safety magazine's annual fire survey are in, and once again, false/nuisance alarms continue to be a thorn in the sides of university, school and hospital protection professionals. Nearly half (47 percent) of survey respondents indicated that false alarms are among their four biggest fire safety challenges.

Campus Fire Safety

Every year college and university students experience a growing number of fire-related emergencies. There are several causes for these fires, however most are due to a general lack of knowledge about fire safety and prevention. The United States Fire Administration (USFA) offers these tips to help reduce and prevent the loss of life and property in dormitory and university housing fires.

RMF Program Key Facts and Figures - Video (7:10)

This instructive video covers key questions on the RMF insurance program, including coverages, deductibles, named insureds, limits, etc.. Presented by David Santoli, CASE WESTERN 1985, as Asst. Team Leader for the Risk Managers at Balfour Leadership Training Workshop. David also served two terms on the RMF Board of Directors.

 

Key Components of a Crisis Management Plan - Video (5:28)

Discussing the process for developing a chapter crisis management plan, this short video covers topics such as safety first, officer roles and responsibilities, documentation, and cooperation. Presented by Stephen Davidson, BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN 1996, RMF Executive Director at the 2012 Balfour Leadership Training Workshop. 

 

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