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PURDUE EMERGENCY UNIVERSITY PROCEDURES

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FOR ANY EMERGENCY: CALL 911

EVACUATION PROCEDURES--FIRES Activate the alarm

  • When fire alarm is activated, evacuation is mandatory
  • Call for help—dial 911
  • Warn others
  • Evacuate IAW the Building Emergency Plan or at the nearest exit
  • Evacuate immediately—if possible take your belongings
  • Evacuate to an area that does not impede responders
  • Assist persons with disabilities, if possible DO NOT USE ELEVATORS
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorized by Public Safety officials

SHELTER IN PLACE—TORNADO WARNING

  • If the All Hazards Sirens are activated or you are notified of a warning, immediately seek shelter in nearest facility
  • Proceed to the lowest level. If a basement is not available, seek an interior hallway or small interior room on lowest level, away from windows and doorways
  • All clear will be announced over the local TV and radio stations or expiration of the initial National Weather Service warning

SHELTER IN PLACE—HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HAZMAT) RELEASE

  • If advised to shelter for a HAZMAT incident, immediately seek shelter in nearest facility Close and lock all windows exterior doors, and any opening to the outside
  • If possible, move to an interior room above ground floor with fewest windows and vents Do not leave the building until authorized by Public Safety officials

NON EMERGENCY PHONE #s:

  • Purdue Police Department: 494-8221
  • Purdue Fire Department: 494-6919
  • Physical Facilities Services: 494-9999
  • REM: 494-6371

SHELTER IN PLACE—ACTIVE SHOOTER

  • If advised to shelter for an active shooter incident, immediately seek shelter in nearest facility
  • If possible, secure yourself and others inside a room
  • Do not leave your area until authorized by Public Safety officials

How you will be notified...Purdue ALERT  (Our emergency warning notification system)

  • All-Hazards Emergency Warning sirens: (Shelter In Place)
  • Fire alarms: (Evacuate the building) Email: An e-mail will be sent to all people with a purdue.edu address
  • Text messaging: Purdue University faculty, staff and students may sign up via the Purdue website to receive an emergency notification text message
  • Purdue home page: The home page (www.purdue.edu) is the focal point for all campus-related emergencies
  • Residence Life: University Residences have procedures for alerting people in individual halls via their resident assistants, phones, and signage
  • Local Media: The University works with the news media, radio, TV, newspapers, and Internet, to help spread the word
  • Facebook: Individuals can sign up for a Facebook account (www.facebook.com) and join the Emergency Notification Group
  • Boiler TV: The Boiler Television Emergency Alerting System may also broadcast emergency information

 

 


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