Water Damage

Posted in Emergency Procedures on March 18th, 2015 by .

Procedures for Recovering Print Materials and Air Drying Books  1.    Books that are thoroughly wet: Place absorbent paper on table or floor where books will be dried (unprinted newspaper works well). Change paper on the table/floor as it becomes wet. Lay book at edge of table with foredge pointing off edge and gently, but firmly apply... Read more


Power Outage

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If You Work in an Office or Similar Setting If a power interruption occurs: Remain calm Turn off any unnecessary appliances, computers, office equipment, tools, etc.  Leave lights on as an indicator of the return of power. Provide assistance to individuals not familiar with the area. Remain indoors and in the vicinity of your normal work area.  Evacuate if told... Read more


Crime in Progress

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In the event that you are the victim of or witness a crime in progress, immediately: Call the Department of Public Safety at 711 from a University phone or 443-2224 from any other phone and provide the dispatcher with: Your name Your location Your phone number Details of the situation Get away from the suspect;... Read more


Nuisance Wildlife

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Wild animals, alive or dead, can spread disease and may pose potential physical hazards. Avoid all contact with wild animals. Contact includes: Bite, scratch, or kick from a wild animal Exposure of eyes, nose, mouth and non-intact (cut, scratched, burned, etc.) skin to animal blood or animal saliva At Syracuse University, only designated, trained individuals... Read more