Institutional Safety & Security Executive Committee

The Institutional Safety and Security (ISS) Executive Committee is the administrative component of the Institutional Command Team that ensures all needs are met. The ISS meets quarterly to discuss the major topics in the diagram below, in addition to real incident review, exercise review, tracking major improvement activities from After-Action Reviews, presentations on key areas of interest, subcommittee reports, and general preparedness efforts. 

The ISS has several subcommittees that meet quarterly and report back at a higher, executive level to the ISS. These subcommittees address emergency preparedness, safety, security, and other critical needs of the institution:
  • Active Shooter Prevention
  • Emergency Management
  • Culture of Safety
  • Cyber Security
  • Emergency Communications
  • Chemical Incident Preparedness

Additional Resources

ISS Charter

2022 Program Proposal

Priority Risks for Calendar Year 2022:
  • Weather - e.g. hurricane, flood, extreme wind
  • Cyber-Threats - operational, technical
  • Disease Outbreak - continued response to Covid-19 or new event
  • Industrial Chemical Release - w/ effects on industrial plant, community outside the fence line, and UTMB facilities
  • Workplace Violence - e.g. active shooter
  • Patient Influx / Mass Casualty
  • Utilities Outage - e.g. water security, power
  • Fire