risdREADY is a voluntary program that allows employees to be part of emergency preparedness and response on campus.
The Emergency Operations Command Team (EOCT) has asked for at least one volunteer from each area who will be a Location Leader. Location Leaders will attend emergency preparedness training and act as points of reference for their fellow employees.
There is no expectation that volunteers will ever put themselves in danger! The purpose of the risdREADY program is to provide in-depth training to a group that can then bring the information back to their departments – making it possible to reach more members of our community. We want to empower and educate every person at RISD so that he or she can confidently handle whatever emergency situation arises. risdREADY volunteers will help make that happen.
In the event that RISD needs to activate a call center risdREADY members may be called on to help with incoming and outgoing calls.