Risk Management Workshop . Risk Management. Webster’s Dictionary defines: Risk “The chance of injury, damage, or loss; a hazard” and Management
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Webster’s Dictionary defines:
“The chance of injury, damage, or loss; a hazard” and
“The implementation of collaborative efforts to coordinate resources and planning that will establish the most effective climate for growth and development. It is not meant to be synonymous with control.”
“…collaborative efforts to coordinate resources and planning that will establish the most effective climate for growth and development…”
Senate Bill 2639 amends the Education Code to requires us to provide a risk management program and it sets out attendance requirements for members and advisors of student organizations.
Any two of the following officers must attend:
president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, risk manager, new member educator, sergeant at arms, or recruitment chair.
Failure to have completed the training by semester’s end will result in immediate suspension of the organization until the requirement is met. Suspended organizations lose recognition and all privileges associated thereof.
Student Organization Travel
Event Planning / Risk Management
Sexual Assault & Harassment
Personal & Fire Safety on Campus
“ To ensure that you are just as healthy and safe when you leave UTPA as when you arrived”
“Safety is in Everyone\'s Job Description”
University of Texas- Pan American
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
1 - Incendiary (Arson)
2 - Cooking
3 - Smoking
4 – Electrical Safety
One of the most important parts of an organization’s activities or events is the planning process.
The content you are presenting, ex. Might it cause a disturbance?
Food, Make sure there is no cross contamination or safety violations being violated.
Activity, is there going to be a big crowd, do you need to have security?
Weather, is it going to rain, is there high winds that need to be taken into consideration?
It is important to follow all applicable university rules and regulations when planning/ having an event
The Office of Student Development
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Please complete and return to the Office of the Dean of Students, University Center 104, at least seven business days before the trip. Incomplete forms may delay travel authorization.
Available to fund up to 50% of
the costs of approved requests.
Each organization or individual may receive a maximum of $2,000 per academic year.
On June 1, if Special Events funds are still available, organizations or individuals who have reached their $2,000 maximum may submit new requests for the summer.
Funding is based on a reimbursement process only.
Obtain a Request for Funds Form online at the OSD, DOS, or SGA Websites.
An Authorization for Student Travel Form, a Release of All Claims Form (Indemnification Agreement) for each member traveling and a list of the names and SID numbers of all students traveling must be on file with the Dean of Students office at least 10 days prior to the date of the trip.
Once your completed paperwork is received, a representative from SGA will contact you inviting you to present your proposal at the next weekly SGA Senate meeting, where your request will be considered.
To ensure accountability, after the event
a Program Evaluation and original receipts must be submitted to the Office of the Dean of Students within 15 calendar days following the funded activity.
90% of college women will be raped by an acquaintance while only 33% of men will know their attacker.
42% of college women who are raped tell no one of the assault. Only 5% of rape incidents are reported to the police, however 10 times more rapes will be reported to a crisis line.
WHOEVER IS INITIAING THE SEXUAL CONTACT, REGARLESS OF THEIR GENDER, IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BEING SURE THE OTHER PERSON IS CONSENTING THAT CONTACT.
CONSENT IS ABOUT SAYING “YES!” MUCH MORE THAN IT IS ABOUT NOT HEARING “NO!”
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Quiz questions were taken from American Association of University Women at www.aauw.org and The B.R.A.V.E. Foundation at www.brave.org
Hazing is a problem for fraternities and sororities primarily.
Hazing is a societal problem. Hazing incidents have been frequently documented in the military, athletic teams, marching bands religious cults and other types of clubs and/or organizations.
Hazing is no more than foolish pranks that sometimes go awry.
Hazing is an act of power and control over others – it is victimization. Hazing is premeditated and not accidental. Hazing is abusive, degrading and are at times life-threatening.
As long as there’s no malicious intent, a little hazing should be o.k.
Even if there’s no malicious “intent”, safety may still be a factor in traditional hazing activities that are considered to be all in good fun.
Hazing is an affective way to teach respect and develop discipline.
If someone agrees to participate in an activity, it can’t be considered hazing.
It’s difficult to decide if an activity is hazing.