Emergency Preparedness and Safety Week

Posted: Sep 28, 2021 8:13 AM   |  Updated: Sep 27, 2023 9:09 AM

Emergency Preparedness and Safety week is a fun week of activities and learnings about health, safety, and keeping yourself prepared.

To register for an event, click the link located below the day of the event to register through Eventbrite. You will then be able to register for specific session(s).

The week’s events

Weeklong events

Free Audiometric Testing

Monday, Sept. 25 – Friday, Sept. 29

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, and our senses are no exception. One sense that often experiences decline is our hearing. Untreated hearing loss can have significant impacts on our overall well-being and quality of life. Make an appointment for your free audiometric test by our Health Services team.

  • By appointment only
  • Call 780-471-8733 to book
  • Main Campus, S105 (Health Services Office)

Monday, Sept. 25

Harnessing Personal Resilience: Unleashing the Power of Individual Disaster Preparedness

Where: CAT408
When: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Disasters are increasing in frequency and severity all around the world.  In times of crises and uncertainty, being equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle disaster events can make all the difference in staying safe, and being able to persist and thrive. This presentation on individual disaster preparedness aims to empower individuals, enabling them to better navigate through emergencies and protect themselves, their families, and their communities.

Register for Monday session


Activity: Safety Survivor

  • Drop-in
  • CAT Main Street
  • Monday, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

HSE Drop-in Session

Where: Dow Theatre
When: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Q&A session with NAIT's Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) members. Get an insight on the services provided, as well as the processes and systems in place that help keep NAIT a safe and healthy work and learning environment. Have questions - we can help to get them answered.

Register for Tuesday session


Activity: Safety Trivia

  • Drop-in
  • Dow Theatre
  • Tuesday, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 28

Cultivating psychological safety in teams

Where: CAT105
When: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The term psychological safety gets talked about a lot. Do you feel like it might just be the latest buzzword, or that it’s intimidating? Let’s really dive into what psychological safety is, why it’s important, and bust some of the myths around it. In this interactive session, we will explore through examples and scenarios how to spot the presence or absence of psychological safety and come away with ideas for how we can cultivate it in teams.

Register for Thursday session


Activity: Safety Charades

  • Drop-in
  • CAT Crossing
  • Thursday, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 29

Informed & Safe - Where to Turn and What to Share in times of crisis

Where: Microsoft Teams
When: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where would you go to get reliable and credible information if there was an emergency on campus? This presentation will identy reliable sources for emergency updates, like the NAIT App, Alberta Alert and official RCMP, EPS and Fire Department channels. Learn how to sift through the noise and misinformation that can spread during crises. Equip yourself with the knowledge to be both well-informed and a responsible information sharer to bring calm to the chaos. Don't miss this opportunity to become a key player in creating a safer, more informed campus community.

Register for Friday session