Emergency Procedures Quick Reference Guide

Emergency Procedure Quick Reference Guide for City Staff and visitors to City facilities.

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Bomb Threat Checklist

FIRE

  • Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station and call 9-1-1 (9-9-1-1 from city desk phone).
  • Evacuate the building using the nearest exit. Refer to the evacuation route map posted by your location.
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorized by a fire department or city official.

EARTHQUAKE

  • Drop, cover and hold on under a table or against an inside wall (not in a doorway) until shaking stops.
  • After the shaking stops, check yourself and others for injuries. Assist those in need.
  • Evacuate the building using the nearest exit. Refer to the evacuation route map posted by your location.

SUSPICIOUS OBJECT

  • Do not touch or disturb the object.
  • Call 9-1-1 (9-9-1-1 from city desk phone) and provide a description of the object and its location.
  • Notify your supervisor and/or lead.
  • Be prepared to evacuate.

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RELEASE

  • Call 9-1-1 (9-9-1-1 from city desk phone) to report the location and nature of the hazard.
  • Move away from the hazard to a safe location.
  • Alert others to stay clear of the area.
  • Notify emergency personnel if you have been exposed or if you have information about the hazardous material.

ACTIVE SHOOTER/ INTRUDER/ LOCKDOWN

  • If an armed or threatening intruder comes onto city property, report it immediately to 9-1-1 (9-9-1-1 from city desk phone).
  • Evacuate if possible, following the standard evacuation procedure.
  • If unable to evacute, lock all doors and windows around you, barricade the door with furniture and turn off all the lights.
  • If the intruder attempts to enter the room you are in, protect and defend yourself to the best of your abilities.

EVACUATION INFORMATION

  • Evacuate the building using the nearest exit. Refer to the evacuation route map posted by your location. Do not use the elevators.
  • Secure any hazardous materials or equipment before leaving.
  • Follow directions given by Public Safety officers or city officials.
  • Move as far away as possible from all buildings and assist persons with disabilities or special needs.
  • Remain at the assembly area until directed to leave.

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

  • Call 9-1-1 (9-9-1-1 on city desk phone) and state that medical aid is needed.
  • Describe the location of the injured or sick person and the nature of the injury or problem. Give your name and phone number.
  • Return to the injured or sick person.
  • Do not leave the scene until help arrives.

SHELTER IN PLACE

  • Used during a possible hazardous material threat or an imminent, severe weather event.
  • Bring everyone indoors into central locations or interior rooms above the ground floor and away from windows. Turn off all fans and HVAC equipment.
  • Call your supervisor to report where you are and who is with you.

NEED HELP?

  • Call 9-1-1 for all emergencies (9-9-1-1 from a city desk phone).
  • If you cannot speak, call 9-1-1 and do not hang up!