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- Power Outage Procedure
Incidents sometimes occur where the University suffers a total or partial power failure. Inthe event of a power outage, follow the following procedure:
Step 1 - Remain calm and provide assistance to others if necessary Step 2 – Move cautiously to a lighted area, follow the exit signs
Step 3 - Go to chsu.edu/emergency-contacts for information on extended outages
- Earthquake Procedure
In the event of an earthquake, follow the following procedure:
Step 1 - Take cover under desk or table
Step 2 – Protect Head and neck, wait for shaking to stop
Step 3 – Stay away from windows
Step 4 – Evacuate building after shaking has stopped, do not use elevators
- Fire Procedure
In the event of a fire:
Step 1 – Activate fire alarm
Step 2 – Call 9-1-1
Step 3 – Evacuate the building, move away from fire and smoke
Step 4 – Use stairs only, do not use elevators
Step 5 – Provide assistance to others
- Bomb Threat or Suspicious Object Procedure
Immediately upon finding a suspicious object or receiving a bomb threat:
Step 1 – Do not touch or disturb the suspicious object. If you receive a bomb threat via phone call, write down as many details of the call as possible.
Step 2 – Report suspicious object or threat to local law enforcement by calling 9-1-1
Step 3 – Alert others to stay away from the area
- Active Shooter Procedure
Step 1 – RUN: Run from danger, run to safety. Plan in advance how you would get out. When safe, call 9-1-1
Step 2 – HIDE: If you cannot run then hide by find location away from windows, lock and barricade doors. Turn off lights, silence your cell phone. Be quiet.
Step 3 – FIGHT: Last Resort! If you cannot run or hide, attempt to disrupt or incapacitate the shooter. Be aggressive. Commit to your actions. Throw items to improvise weapons (e.g., chair, fire extinguisher).
- Hazardous Materials Release Procedure
Step 1 – Move away from hazard area
Step 2 – Move upwind and uphill if possible.
Step 3 – Alert others to keep clear of the area.
Step 4 – Call 9-1-1.
- Medical Emergency Procedure
Step 1 – Call 9-1-1. Be prepared to provide the 911 dispatcher the following information if known: Name of victim; Campus address and telephone number; Exact location of victim; Apparent nature ofillness orinjury; Age of victim (if known); Your name; Standby at the scene to direct Emergency personnel to the victim.
Step 2 – Follow directions of 911 dispatcher. Look out for emergency first responders/ambulance. Help direct first responders to victim.
Step 3 – Contact Human Resources if employee, Student Affairs if student. File incident paperwork as directed.