Training & Exercises


Click here to download the Plan B promotional flier (PDF, 229 KB).

"Plan B", a workshop that combines components of Who's In Charge?, basic emergency preparedness and continuity 101 is now available monthly to all faculty and staff. Visit to view and register for the workshop.

Click here to download the Plan B flier (PDF, 229 KB)

Emergency Training

The Environmental Health, Safety & Emergency Management (EHS& EM) department offers emergency preparedness training to all University departments, colleges, units, groups, and areas. Training programs may be designed around the unique needs of the area or provide standardized material. To request a training program, please contact the EHS&EM office today.

Examples of training programs:

  • "Who's In Charge" - A Program for Departmental Emergency Planning
  • Basic Emergency Preparedness
  • Continuity 101 - Business, Academic, and Operational Continuity
  • Incident Command System (ICS) Courses
  • Customized courses in coordination with the Safety Office, Boone Fire Department, and others
  • "Plan B" Emergency Training Workshop (offered monthly)
Emergency Exercises

Exercises are an important component in the comprehensive emergency management model. The University is committed to conducting full-scale, annual training exercises in the spring semester. University departments, colleges, units, and areas may request an emergency training exercise to evaluate one or more components of their emergency plans or policies. To begin the departmental exercise process, complete this Exercise Design Request Form (PDF, 71 kb).

Training Offered by Other Departments

Several departments on campus offer safety and security training. The University Police Department offers "Shots Fired" training for faculty, staff, and students that would like to learn more about personal preparedness for an active shooter or violent criminal behavior. Univeristy Police also offers Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) training during both semesters.

CPR and first-aid courses are regularly offered through several departments on campus. Health Promotion sponsors these courses for faculty and staff and University Recreation sponsors the courses for students.

Don't see the emergency or safety training course you are looking for? Email us!