Humber makes every effort to provide a comprehensive service that meets Humber's operational requirements while accommodating the needs of students, staff and visitors.
The Department of Public Safety is dedicated to ensuring the safety of all persons at Humber College and plans ahead in the unlikely event of an emergency. Click on any topic below to view what you can do in the event of an emergency on campus.
The Campus Walk Program is intended to provide assistance to students, faculty, staff and visitors who wish to be walked to their vehicle parked on, or walked to the perimeter of, campus property. This program will provide a higher degree of comfort to those who are uneasy about walking to their vehicle, campus Residence, or property line. To request a Campus Walk, please call Ext. 8500 or (416) 675 - 8500
The Humber Emergency Auto Response Team (H.E.A.R.T.) program is designed to assist students, staff and visitors experiencing vehicle problems while at Humber. H.E.A.R.T. can provide relevant emergency contact information, help re-inflate a flat tire, loan a gas can or assist with a battery boost. Please call 416.675.8500 or ext. 8500 or use the emergency phones located around campus.
Lockers are available throughout the college and can be rented through Registration. To purchase a locker visit srs.humber.ca or visit the Office of the Registar's at D133 at the North campus or A116 at Lakeshore Campus.
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Step 3—Be Informed
There are two main ways that you can be informed about emergencies: sign up for Ontario’s emergency alerts, and learn more about the hazards you can face and how you can be prepared for them.
During an emergency, you should stay tuned to local news channels. Be sure to have a portable, battery-operated or crank radio in your survival kit in case of power outages.
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Step 2—Build an Emergency Survival Kit
Your emergency survival kit should have everything you and your family would need to be safe and take care of yourselves for at least three days immediately following an emergency.
The following list is broken down into the essentials, items you may need to meet your family’s unique needs, and items to have ready in case you have to leave your home.
WHAT TO PUT IN YOUR SURVIVAL KIT
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Emergencies can strike anywhere, at any time. That’s why everyone is encouraged to be prepared—by having a plan, assembling a survival kit, and by staying informed. Throughout this week, the Department of Public Safety will help you be prepared in the event of an emergency.
Step 1—Make a Plan
In an emergency, your family may not be together, or you may be asked to evacuate your home. Thinking about what you would do in different situations and preparing a plan with every member of your family is the first step to being prepared.
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STOP. BULLYING. NOW.
April 10 marks the International Day of Pink against bullying, discrimination, homophobia and transphobia.
Everyone is encouraged to wear pink on April 10 in an effort to show solidarity with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students.
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April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities. Excessive drinking is a dangerous behavior for both men and women.
Today, the Humber Public Relations students put on the Alcohol Awareness event in K building at the Lakeshore Campus. The Department of Public Safety was there handing out tons of free material and giving tips on how to stay safe, and drink responsibly.
Below are some tips for responsible drinking:
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Auto-locking your mobile device with a password is your first defense in protecting your personal information in the event of theft or loss.
Your personal devices operating system (OS) manages the functionality of your device. Always check for safe firmware updates for your mobile phone on a regular basis, which protects your device from hackers, viruses and malware. These updates can typically be found on your mobile provider’s webpage.
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Not only friends, families and co-workers are looking to connect with via social networking sites. These sites are a popular tool used fraudsters used to connect with you and your personal information.
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Identity theft is a crime in which imposters use your name, your Social Insurance Number (SIN), your credit card number, or some other piece of your personal information for their use and without your knowledge. It is one of the fastest growing crimes in Canada. Falling victim of identity theft cannot only have detrimental effects on your finances but your reputation as well.
Recognizing identify theft
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March 1 marks the beginning of Fraud Prevention Month, supported by the government of Canada. This campaign aims to teach Canadians to “Recognizing It (fraud). Report It. Stop It.”, (also the slogan of this year’s campaign).
During Fraud Prevention Month the Department of Public Safety will be teaching students and staff how to recognize report and stop fraud, reducing their risk of falling victim. Check the Public Safety website throughout the month of March for more tips!