Safety Awareness: Become a Building Captain or Floor Manager
February 12, 2020
The Department of Public Safety is seeking employee volunteers to become Building Captains and Floor Managers on the Webster Groves campus.
The Building Manager Safety Program helps foster an informed campus culture by providing safety education, awareness and training. It focuses on the safety of building occupants through timely dissemination of information and improved identification of safety hazards. The program also helps increase safety and communication among occupants and with first responders in the event of an emergency or evacuation.
Overview of Role and Requirements
Floor Manager are the point of contact for building occupants within their floor of area. Building Captains are the safety representative and point-of-contact within a building or designated area for safety matters.
- Volunteers are trained annually by Public Safety on the Webster Groves campus.
- Building Captains and Floor Managers are NOT expected to risk their personal safety by delaying their own evacuation from a building in order to perform rescue or structural firefighting activities to which they are neither trained nor properly equipped.
- Volunteers must have their supervisor’s approval to perform in this capacity.
To become a volunteer or learn more about the requirements, contact Rick Gerger, director of Public Safety and Emergency Management, at firstname.lastname@example.org.