Emergency Procedures

In an Emergency

In case of emergency call Campus Safety 909.607.2000.

If you call 9-911 from a campus phone or 911 from a cell phone, follow up with a call to Campus Safety

Bomb Threat

  • 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.

Earthquake

  • 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.

Evacuation

  • 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.

Fire

  • 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.

Hazardous Materials

  • 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.

Medical

  • Call 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.