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Training is facilitated by Emergency Management

Programs & Services

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) maintains several training and testing programs based on incident management fundamentals, leadership, roles and responsibilities, and how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from multiple types of hazards. A number of training courses, awareness presentations, and discussion-based scenarios that test/exercise plans and training are available or can be developed upon request.

For more information or to schedule a training, presentation, or test/exercise, contact oem@odu.edu.


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Emergency Management Training

Training and Testing

OEM maintains several training and testing programs based on incident management fundamentals, roles and responsibilities, and how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a number of hazards. A series of training courses, awareness presentations, and discussion-based scenario tests/exercises are available or can be developed upon request.

For more information or to schedule training, testing, or a presentation, contact oem@odu.edu.



Police officers escort the football team out during a game.

Special Event Planning Services

OEM can help with development of Event Action Plans, designed to enhance the safety, accountability, and operational efficiency of your event. Examples of special events that already benefit from this service include: Move-In, Commencement, Home Football Games, Concerts, etc.

Contact us at oem@odu.edu for more information.



Building Emergency Coordinator

Building Emergency Coordinator Program

The ODU Building Emergency Coordinator program, currently under development, identifies individuals in campus buildings to serve as emergency preparedness ambassadors and facilitators during preparedness and response activities. Building Emergency Coordinators assist with emergency planning and fire drills, aid emergency evacuation or sheltering-in-place activities, coordinate with the Office of Emergency Management, and promote emergency preparedness within their buildings. More information on this program will be available soon!



Child Seat Safety Check

Child Safety Seat Inspections

ODU Public Safety offers free child safety seat inspections to the University and community at-large. As Norfolk's only Safety Seat Check Station recognized by the Virginia Department of Health, certified car seat technicians will check your child safety seat for recalls, ensure it is properly sized for your child, and verify that both the harness and vehicle installation are correct. Scheduled checks are held periodically on campus and are also available by appointment.

To schedule a Child Safety Seat Check, contact oem@odu.edu.



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