University of Minnesota | Duluth. General Campus Emergency Preparedness Prepared by: Mahjoub Labyad, MIS, Public Health Specialist Environmental Health & Safety Office 218-726-7273. Fall 2011. Training Objectives. Save life and property.
University of Minnesota | Duluth
General Campus Emergency PreparednessPrepared by:Mahjoub Labyad, MIS, Public Health SpecialistEnvironmental Health & Safety Office218-726-7273
An Emergency or a Disaster?
Typical Response Agency Timelines
FIRE / EMS
A text messaging system (TEXT-U) is used to notify the UMD community members via Cell-phone following Emergencies. You may sign up for this free system at http://www.d.umn.edu/emergency/umd_alerts.html
A Tone Alert Radios (TAR) to broadcast voice alert messages to the campus community. Depending on the situation, information about the emergency and instructions about how to proceed will be given.
TARs are strategically placed throughout campus to ensure maximum coverage.
A number of guidelines are in place to minimize the impact of emergencies.
It is everyone’s responsibility to become familiar with the guidelines and procedures in place, and know what to do before, during and after an emergency.
Are you prepared?
Have a plan and know what to do
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Preventing Mass Casualty Shooting
During emergencies requiring evacuation, Building Emergency Coordinators will:
Building Emergency Coordinators may carry flags for easy identification by students and staff at assembly points.
Further info at: http://www.d.umn.edu/ehso/beep
To contact the UMD PD. Call 911 or 9-911 (24 hrs/day)and Request University Police
or 343-9645 For chemical, biological, Radioactive spills, or radiation exposure and exposure to toxic fumes
Critical Personnel are designated UMD staff
from the Police Department, Facilities Management,
Information Technology, Health Services, Auxiliary
Services, and Environmental Health and Safety with
a critical role in responding to and dealing with
particular aspects of the disaster in order to
stabilize the emergency, and to ensure business and
academic continuity and a prompt return to normal
Personal preparedness is essential. In a major disaster, it might be several days before vital services are restored. Personal supply kits should be adjusted based on personal needs.
Suggested supplies include:
Disaster Supply Kits for individual, departmental, or family preparedness are available from a variety of sources and/or Safety supply vendors. You can also make your own Kit.
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