National Safety Month: Keeping Your Community Safe
No challenge is greater this National Safety Month than determining how to safely reopen campuses and schools for students, faculty, and staff. While education leaders are evaluating the risks of and plans for re-opening their institutions, most universities and schools still have essential employees working on site.
LiveSafe is here to help you overcome these safety challenges and plan for the future. Whether your community is learning and teaching on campus or remotely, LiveSafe features like Report Incident, SafeWalk, Safety Map, and Broadcast Messaging can be utilized to prevent safety and security incidents from occurring and keep your community informed and safe.
Use this LiveSafe Toolkit to provide your academic community resources to maintain a safe learning environment for all.
|How To Report an Incident Handout and Video teach users how to submit tips like Assault/Abuse, Mental Health, or Harassment through the LiveSafe App step-by-step.||Share the handout and video with your students, faculty, and staff so they are confident with how to submit a tip in the event they need to.|
|How To Use LiveSafe Aid provides an overview of how students, faculty, and staff can use LiveSafe in the current environment no matter where they are.||Share this aid with your community via your preferred communication channel so everyone knows how to use LiveSafe while learning and teaching from home or an off-school location.|
|National Safety Month Download Posters help reach students with powerful and targeted messaging on safety topics that resonate with the current stressful learning environment.||Post messages on social media to share how LiveSafe can help students stay safe during this stressful time. Students may no longer be on campus but that does not mean they aren’t at risk of safety incidents at home or suffering from prior assaults and incidents.|
|What Does The Law Say About Your Return To The Workplace Strategy Podcast provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding return to work strategies and several laws and regulations including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, privacy and data protection standards.||Listen to this Podcast to understand how several legal experts are advising companies on their return to work strategies.|
PROTECT YOUR COMMUNITY WITH LIVESAFE
- Regular broadcast messages keep students, faculty, and staff in the know. Frequent communication builds awareness and reduces stress. Use direct links to resources. Reminder: broadcasts can be sent via the LiveSafe app, text message, or email.
- Empower school leaders and faculty members to check in with students and keep in touch even during the summer to make sure everyone is taking care of their physical and mental well-being. Encourage the use of tips if students are facing concerns like physical or sexual abuse and harassment, cyber bullying, mental health, or drug and alcohol abuse.
- Remind students, faculty, and staff in broadcast messages or other school communications that they can still use LiveSafe capabilities such as Report Incident, Report Suspicious Activity, SafeWalk, and Resources, while away from campus or throughout the summer.