A very serious question facing many college campus fire safety personnel is how to best reach out to safeguard that all students understand proper fire safety procedures in case of an emergency situation.
Make It Easy For Students To Understand
Speaking to students in simple terms, in their own language, will decrease the likelihood of them tuning out any valuable or important information that is described to them. It’s imperative to get the most important messages out to them via social media. Students are attached to the internet and hold social media as a high priority. By alerting students of an emergency situation via text or Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or Instagram students are more likely to pay attention and take the information sincerely. Not to mention, they will likely share any information with their followers, allowing other students to also obtain any important emergency information.
Work With Residence Life
A huge part of the residence life department is to ensure and educate students on how to stay safe on campus. Besides the general room checks where someone is found lighting a candle, there are a number of ways other departments can collaborate to spread information about fire safety.
Make Freshman The Core Audience
As the only group that is best at obtaining and really paying attention to information on safety, especially fire safety, freshman are simply trying to learn all they can about this new environment that they have landed in. By speaking at freshman orientation, giving out free information via social media, or email, fire safety information is most likely to be consumed by freshman as compared to other students.
Teach A New Skill
Everyone benefits from learning a new skill. This includes students as well as faculty members. By establishing life saving skills, students and faculty come away with newfound knowledge and a greater appreciation for various fire hazards that they may not have known about before.
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