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August 2014

FEMA Course at OSU-Tulsa Provides Training for Higher Education Personnel

Personnel from Tulsa-area colleges and universities prepared to respond to emergency situations at a Federal Emergency Management course offered at OSU-Tulsa recently. The course, Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education, provides strategies to improve procedures to protect lives, property and operations.

The three-day interactive course, organized by OSU-Tulsa Police, provided an overview of emergency management, risk assessment processes, how to establish an emergency operations center, implementing an incident command system and development of an emergency operations plan. Other topics included strategies for community partnerships, training and testing plans and engaging the campus community.

Representatives from OSU-Tulsa, OSU Center for Health Sciences, OSU-Stillwater, OSU Institute of Technology, Tulsa Community College, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Langston University, Northeastern State University and the University of Tulsa participated in the course.

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