College Police

Explosion or Similar Incident

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In the case of an explosion or similar incident on campus, take the following actions:

  • Immediately, drop, cover under a desk, table, etc. and hold on. Stay away from glass windows, shelves, and heavy equipment.
  • After the effects of the explosion have subsided, call 911. Give your name and describe the location and nature of the emergency.
  • If necessary, activate a fire alarm.

Evacuate the building as described on pages 19 - 20 of this guide.

Listen for instructions from the College Police or emergency personne

An incident command post may be set up near the emergency site. Keep clear of the command post unless you have important information to report.

DO NOT return to an evacuated building unless directed to do so by the College Police, emergency personnel or an Area Coordinator.


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