The Department of Safety and Emergency Management provides programs and resources to help prepare and protect the TCC community in case of an emergency. Our four divisions include:
We play important roles in:
TBN, Director of Department of Safety & Emergency Management
Rita Lankston, Administrative Office Assistant
Sharon Smalley, Administrative Office Assistant
Emergency Management addresses emergencies and teaches the TCC community to think about hazards, prepare for them and know how to act when they occur.
The Emergency Communication System (ECS) is redundant and comprised of both high and low-tech solutions for notifying TCC students, staff, and faculty. The ECS may utilize all, or any combination of the following communication modes based on the type of emergency at hand. The ECS components, which are tested on a regular basis, include:
TCC maintains a comprehensive Emergency Operations Plan(PDF will open in a new window).
W. Kirk Driver CEM, TEM, MPA, Manager of Emergency Management
Environmental Management helps to keep our working and learning environment safe.
We work with campus facilities, departments and individuals so they comply with College, local, state and federal policies and regulations. Our programs include:
Steven Kleypas CHMM, Director of Environmental Management
Insurance and Risk Management administers the property and liability insurance program for all campuses of the Tarrant County College District.
We are responsible for obtaining and maintaining adequate insurance coverage for the College's diverse risks and for advising faculty, staff and student organizations of appropriate risk mitigation techniques.
Our specific responsibilities include:
Suzanne Robinson, Manager of Risk and Insurance
Workplace Safety’s Districtwide objectives and goals are to improve the safety of the work environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Safety programs and services will be aimed and driven at reducing risks to all personnel with emphasis on personal responsibility and best safety practices.
Our Districtwide program focuses on:
If you see any unsafe conditions or practices, please report them using the Safety Hazard Concerns Report.
Carlos Owens, Safety Coordinator
Updated June 02, 2015