January 2019

Environmental Health and Safety Updates

Rave Guardian: Campus Safety Mobile App

Rave Guardian is a campus safety mobile application that enhances preparedness and safety on-campus using interactive features and allows students, faculty, and staff to create a virtual network of friends, family, and campus safety personnel. The application also includes anonymous, two-way crime reporting through text and picture messaging. The application is available to anyone with a university email address for free through the iTunes store and the Google Play store. Click here for more information.    

Looking for more ways to be prepared? Visit the Mason Ready site to find emergency preparedness information catered specifically to Mason’s faculty and staff. 

Active Threat Training

The Department of Police and Public Safety and the Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS) offer Active Threat Training on a routine basis or upon request to provide instruction and discuss how to respond to violence that may occur on or off campus. Click here to find training dates, register, or learn more.  

Attend Training through EHS

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) provides a wide range of safety training options to help sustain a healthful and safe working and learning environment. These training courses are offered not only to meet numerous regulations, but also in an effort to encourage health and safety throughout the university community.  

For example: You might be interested in attending Fire Extinguisher training, where you will learn through hands-on practice how to properly operate a fire extinguisher. All training provided by EHS is free, and open to all members of the Mason community.  

For a complete listing of EHS training courses by category, click here. To register for training, visit the EHS training registration website here. If you need assistance registering for training, contact