In an emergency, call Campus Safety at ext. 72000
- Ask the caller questions: Where is the bomb? When is the bomb set to go off? What does it look like?
- Take notes on everything said and be sure to notice any background noise, voice characteristics, etc.
- Report the threat immediately to Campus Safety at ext. 72000.
- Take cover under a desk or table, protecting as much of your body as possible, especially your head and neck.
- Stay away from windows and objects that may fall.
- Do not run outside.
- If outdoors stay in an open area.
- After shaking stops, evacuate to the nearest evacuation area, and report to the building monitors, back up as designated by your department, or other emergency personnel.
- See HMC Emergency Preparedness for additional information on preparing and responding to earthquakes.
- Calmly and quietly walk to the nearest exit.
- Do not use elevators.
- Follow the instructions of building monitors, or other emergency personnel.
- Visit the evacuation plan and map page for additional information.
- Activate the closest fire alarm.
- Evacuate to the designated evacuation area and report to those around you.
- Call ext. 72000 and report the location and nature of the fire.
- Read the fire procedures document (PDF) for additional information.
- Evacuate the area of the spill or release.
- Notify those around you to evacuate.
- Call ext. 72000 and notify Campus Safety of the following: location of release, name of material, and time of release.
Shelter in Place
- Take shelter in a room, office, or building that can be locked from the inside.
- Avoid open areas that cannot be secured such as labs, auditoriums, or hallways.
- Close window, turn off lights, silence phones, computers and radios. Avoid being seen.
- If it is safe to do so, use a cell phone or a computer to check for email or text updates.
- Unless released via emergency notifications, await contact by safety officials.
- Read the shelter in place/violent intruder protocol (PDF) for more information.
- Dial ext. 72000 and report the nature of the illness or injury and the location.
- Immediately notify proctor, work supervisors, or Facilities & Maintenance ext 18226.
- Provide medical care as appropriate.