• Emergency Classification and Acknowledgement due May 31

    May 24, 2019, 14:34 PM by Emergency Planning
    The institutional deadline to complete the 2019 Emergency Classification and Acknowledgement Form and to have it approved by your supervisor or faculty advisor is May 31. Please take a few minutes today to fill out this form if you have not already done so.
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  • 2019-video

    Watch UTMB's annual Emergency Preparedness Meeting

    April 16, 2019, 12:33 PM by Emergency Planning
    The 2019-2020 Annual Emergency Preparedness Meeting was held on May 14 in the Levin Hall Dining Room on the Galveston Campus. You can now watch the entire presentation.
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  • UTMB's Response to an External Disaster

    April 16, 2019, 12:04 PM by Emergency Planning
    UTMB has an external disaster plan related to treating patients that may be a victims of a disaster in the community. The external disaster plan is stored on iSpace as an annex of the Emergency Operations Plan. If institutional support is required, the Emergency Department may request activation of the UTMB Institutional Command Center and incident command by contacting the Health System Administrator On-Call.
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    Prioritized Risks for 2019

    April 11, 2019, 15:29 PM by Emergency Planning
    Risk assessment is part of the emergency planning process. Annually, a review is conducted of potential risks, the risks are prioritized based on threat posed and likeliness to occur, and that list is presented to UTMB's president for review and adoption. Click the title to see the 2019-2020 list.
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  • A dozen things to know about Emergency Management

    April 11, 2019, 15:29 PM by Emergency Planning
    Here are a 12 tips related to emergency management that could be relevant to your role at UTMB or your safety away from work/school. How many do you already know?
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  • UTMB Emergency Planning Meeting 2018

    ARCHIVE: Annual emergency preparedness meeting for the UTMB community - April 25, 2018

    April 25, 2018, 15:46 PM by Emergency Plan Group
    June 1 brings the start of hurricane season and is a reminder to have emergency plans in place. Storms and other emergencies can happen at any time and can affect any part of the state where UTMB has operations. The April 25 meeting included general information of use in any emergency.
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  • ARCHIVE: 2018 Updates at a Glance

    April 25, 2018, 14:18 PM by Emergency Plan Group
    The updated UTMB Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) was approved by the Institutional Safety and Security Executive Committee on Dec. 21, 2017. The committee, chaired by UTMB’s president, Dr. David Callender, based updates on the annual program review.
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  • ARCHIVE: Priority Risks 2018

    April 25, 2018, 13:09 PM by Emergency Plan Group
    Each year the UTMB President and the ISS Executive Committee formally adopt a list of Priority Risks for the institution. The implication of this is that in addition to our ALL-HAZARDS approach to emergency preparedness, we focus special attention on priority risk over time to increase preparedness through planning, risk mitigation, training, exercises, specific emergency supplies--and if appropriate, special contracts to address the risk.
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  • ARCHIVE: New Training Requirement for 2018

    April 25, 2018, 12:02 PM by Emergency Plan Group
    New CMS rules and Joint Commission standards require that ALL staff be provided emergency training when hired and annually thereafter on: the UTMB Emergency Operations Plan; UTMB Priority Risks; Emergency Communications. This training must be documented.
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