Safety, Risk and Sustainability

EHSRM Virtual Drop-In Sessions

Do you have questions about Environmental Health, Risk Management, or Business Continuity topics? Hear from EHSRM staff during our Virtual Drop-In Sessions to learn more. For questions, contact our staff at .  

2022 Schedule

March 15th, 1:30-2:30pm

Business Continuity & How to use OtterReady

As current events have shown, emergency planning has become increasingly important to protect our community. Learn more about Business Continuity here at CSUMB and our campus emergency planning tool, OtterReady. Kendall Emerick, EHSRM Business Continuity Specialist, discussed the process of business continuity planning and how it's used in the event of an emergency. 

  Video: Business Continuity & How to use OtterReady

  Presentation Slides: Business Continuity & How to Use OtterReady


April 12th, 1:30-2:30pm

Catering & Alcohol Policy

Campus in-person events are in full swing! Jennifer Geertsen with Risk Management discussed the CSUMB's Catering and Alcohol Policy and how these processes interact with various campus entities. This session included representatives from University Corporation, Chartwells, and University Affairs, Ceremonies and Events. 

  Video: Catering & Alcohol Policy

  Presentation Slides: Catering & Alcohol Policy


May 17th, 1:30-2:30pm

Certificates of Insurance (Col)

Jennifer Geertsen with Risk Management discussed Certificates of Insurance (CoI) in this Virtual Drop-in Session.  What purpose does the CoI serve, the types of CoI's, and what forms are required were reviewed. 

 Video: Certificates of Insurance

 Presentation Slides: Certificates of Insurance


July 27th, 1:00-2:00pm

JSA Introduction for Staff and Supervisors

At this session Amy Thomas, Director for EHSRM, will help staff, faculty, and supervisors to understand and answer the: “Why?, When?, and How?” of Job Safety Analysis at CSUMB. When a potential hazard is identified, then a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is the next step to assess, document, and implement appropriate injury prevention and safe practices. Attend to learn the simple steps to prevent injury and illness in our workplace.

  Video: JSA Introduction for Staff and Supervisors

  Presentation Slides: JSA Introduction for Staff and Supervisors


September 27th, 1:30-2:30pm

Defensive Driving/Driving on University Business

Please join the EHSRM Department's Risk Management Analyst, Jennifer Geertsen, in our next Virtual Drop-in Session discussing Defensive Driving and the new cart/low speed vehicle (LSV) process.

  Video: Defensive Driving/Driving on University Business

  Presentation Slides: Defensive Driving/Driving on University Business


November 8th, 1:30-2:30pm

Academic Continuity

In higher education, it is important to have academic continuity, as academics play a critical role in the mission of the University. For this session we welcome special guest, Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Programs, Innovations and Faculty Development, Dr. Alison Wrynn. Dr. Wrynn will be discussing the the key components that go into Academic Continuity, including the challenges and responsibilities. Please join us as we work to bridge the gap between business continuity and academic continuity.

Video: Academic Continuity

Presentation Slides: Academic Continuity