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.

Smart Phones, Text Messages, E-Mails, Instant Messages, Blogs, Facebook …

The immediacy of communication in the 21st century is part of the undergraduate experience. A brother can make an observation about his pledge ceremony on his blog and it’s available for global consumption as soon as he clicks “submit.” He can update his Facebook profile to include the digital picture he took of himself and his girlfriend at a band’s concert the night before.

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.

 

Event Safety and Alcohol Policies FAQ – Video (7:56)

In game show format, this video covers key questions on Sigma Chi and RMF Alcohol and Drug policies as well as best practices for safe event planning. 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. 

 

Hazing - Zero Tolerance Policy and Q&A

In 2005 Sigma Chi instituted a Zero-Tolerance policy on Hazing. This is the first time that Sigma Chi has imposed a policy. This also created a new definition of hazing and established more aggressive procedures and processes for addressing alleged violations. Below are few questions and answers about the policy.

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