Fire Safety, Emergency Management, and UMass EMS Participate in U-Fest

Staff and Students from Environmental Health and Safety participated in the U-Fest activities during 2019 Move-In Weekend.  Representatives from EH&S Fire Safety, Emergency Management and UMass Emergency Medical Services spent the afternoon welcoming students and offering information for living, working and learning on campus.

Fire Safety staff provided live fire extinguisher training to over 100 students.  Emergency Management interactived with many students, discussing UMass Amherst Emergency Alerts and giving out more than 1,100 T-shirts. UMass EMS, the student run EMS Agency on campus, provided information and offered future training on subjects like CPR and First Aid to their peers.