The campus takes various precautionary measures to protect the students, staff, faculty and campus visitors. Nevertheless, unavoidable emergencies may occur in extreme situations. Therefore, each campus has a Campus Response Team ( CRT ) that implements and oversees the campus response to a crisis situation. CRT members serve as the Campus Security Authority (CSA). The CRT receives training in dealing with crisis situations and will primarily direct the immediate response to a crisis situation until the arrival of law enforcement and emergency response personnel.
In order to make this program effective, please familiarize yourself with the following emergency procedures.
Nothing herein precludes any student, staff or faculty from contacting the appropriate authorities directly in the event they feel in threat of physical harm or imminent danger.
Important campus safety, security and well-being information.
Non fire emergency evacuation is used for any emergency evacuation not related to a fire incident. It is important to remember that evacuation distances significantly expand, up to hundreds of yards, for suspicious object evacuations. Nevertheless, not all Bomb threats will result in evacuation.
The objective: Move all campus occupants to a remote, predefined and controlled location.
Team members who are designated to sweep evacuation routes and sites should locate a staff member to take responsibility for students under their supervision, and should then sweep the evacuation route and evacuation site for secondary hazards. They should immediately report their findings to the lead administrator.
Note: The lead administrator will typically direct that this step be completed before making the general announcement for evacuation of the building.
Emergency Lockdown is used to dramatically and rapidly enhance the level of security in the facility. By locking all exterior, interior and class doors, staff can make it more difficult for dangerous person(s) in the vicinity or in the facility to gain access to staff and students.
Note: Locking doors should not eliminate immediate egress possibilities from the facility.
The objective: Create as many physical layers of separation between you and the potential aggression.
External lockdown creates a physical layer of security between the internal and external dimensions of the campus. By locking all exterior doors and supervising these doors, staff can make it more difficult for a possible external intruder or a potentially dangerous person in the vicinity of the facility to gain access to staff and students. This lockdown allows staff and students to continue with productive activities while maintaining access control to the facility.
Objective: Create a physical layer of security between the external environment and internal campus operation while elevating the overall level of security.
Sheltering in place procedures are traditionally utilized when: 1. A tornado has been spotted or 2. There has been a chemical or biological incident outside of, but in proximity to, a facility and available information indicates that there is no adequate time to evacuate building occupants to a safe location before the dangerous contaminants reach the facility.
Objective: Seek immediate shelter away from doors and windows and remain there during an emergency
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