Attachment V

 

 

A CHECKLIST OF STEPS TO TAKE TO REDUCE THE RISK OF LIABILITY

AT EVENTS AT WHICH ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE SERVED

 

1.         Before the event:

 

a.   ensure that posters, signs, ads, and other promotions of the event do not suggest alcohol abuse;

 

b.   ensure that ads promoting the event do not associate alcohol consumption with the performance of tasks that require skilled reactions such as the operation of motor vehicles or machinery;

 

c.   ensure that all proper permits and licenses have been obtained and are in effect;

 

d.   determine and set the hours during which alcoholic beverages will be served;

 

e.   ensure those who will be serving alcoholic beverages are trained to:

 

1)   not serve intoxicated persons;

2)   not serve persons under 21 years of age; and

3)   not serve anyone after the stated hours of service.

 

2.         At the event:

 

a.   serve food in addition to alcoholic beverages;

 

b.   serve non-alcoholic beverages;

 

c.   strictly enforce the hours that alcoholic beverages will be served;

 

d.   when students are present, ensure that an adult supervisor is also present throughout the entire event;

 

e.   prohibit drinking contests;

 

f.    do not serve intoxicated persons;

 

g.   do not serve persons under 21 years of age;

 

h.   Iif the event is off campus, arrange for responsible transportation to and from the event; and

 

i.    follow all university rules relating to alcohol possession and consumption as well as all state laws.