Evacuate

Posted in What You Should Do on November 11th, 2015 by .

General Evacuation Procedures The following procedures apply to any evacuation situation: Become familiar with the building. Know the location of emergency exits. In any emergency situation, contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 711 (campus phone) or (315) 443-2224 (any phone). In the event an evacuation is necessary, you will be directed by DPS,... Read more

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Lockdown

Posted in What You Should Do on November 11th, 2015 by .

A “lockdown” will typically only be directed for a single building, and typically the scene of the crisis.  During a lockdown, entry to a facility should be prohibited until the situation requiring the procedure has been resolved by responding law enforcement personnel. Proceed to or remain in an office, classroom, conference room, or other area... Read more

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Shelter In Place

Posted in What You Should Do on November 11th, 2015 by .

Shelter in Place Definition: a directive to seek immediate shelter indoors following the announcement of a campus crisis condition. When an Orange Alert is issued to Shelter in Place, seek immediate shelter within the building you are in or the closest building to you and remain there during an emergency, rather than evacuate the area.... Read more

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Biohazard Spill

Posted in Emergency Procedures on February 23rd, 2015 by .

In the event of a biohazard spill, a spill of human blood or bodily fluids, or release of infectious material that presents a potential for or has already caused:  A personal injury  An exposure to a biological material of known or unknown health risk  An adverse environmental impact Any other situation immediately dangerous to life,... Read more

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Elevator Malfunction

Posted in Emergency Procedures on February 20th, 2015 by .

In the event of an elevator malfunction: Remain calm. Activate the emergency phone in the elevator.  If for some reason the phone does not work, push the “EMERGENCY CALL” button.  Emergency personnel will respond shortly. If you have a cell phone available, call the Department of Public Safety at 443-2224 or #78 Do not try... Read more

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Medical Emergency

Posted in Emergency Procedures on February 20th, 2015 by .

If a person becomes ill or is injured and requires immediate assistance: Call 711 (campus phone) or 443-2224 (all other phones) and give the following information: Building name Floor/office number Details of the illness/injury Stay on the phone for further instructions Do not move the injured/ill person. If you are not trained, do not attempt... Read more

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Inclement Weather

Posted in Emergency Procedures on February 20th, 2015 by .

The University remains open and observes its schedules in all weather, unless the determination is made by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, and the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer that current weather conditions warrant cancellation of classes and/or closing.  In the event of extreme weather emergency conditions, instructions will be... Read more

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Asbestos

Posted in Emergency Procedures on February 20th, 2015 by .

If an incidental disturbance of asbestos or suspected asbestos containing material has occurred or if damaged asbestos or suspected asbestos containing material is identified, the following protocol should be followed: Clear the Area: Notify all persons in the immediate vicinity of the disturbed or damaged material to vacate the room/area. Any individuals potentially exposed or... Read more

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