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					    EMERGENCY
PROCEDURES MANUAL




 JACKSON COUNTY CAMPUS
       GAUTIER, MS
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          TABLE OF CONTENTS



          Statement of Purpose ........................................................................ 3
          Campus Authority ........................................................................... 3
          Class Cancellation ........................................................................... 4
          Emergency Response Planning ............................................................ 4
          Emergency Response Team (ERT) ....................................................... 5
          Emergency Response Model ............................................................... 6
          Evacuation Plan .............................................................................. 8
          Evacuation Map .............................................................................. 9
          Evacuation Destinations and Building Monitors ...................................... 10
          Building Evacuation Checklist........................................................... 11
          Disaster/Emergency Procedures ........................................................ 12
          Disaster/Emergency Procedures for Evening Faculty ............................... 13
          Active Shooter ............................................................................. 15
          Active Shooter Checklist ................................................................. 17
          Bomb Threat................................................................................ 18
          Bomb Threat Checklist ................................................................... 19
          Fire ........................................................................................... 20
          Hostage/Terrorist .......................................................................... 22
          Hostage/Terrorist Checklist .............................................................. 23
          Hurricane/Tropical Storm ................................................................ 24
          Interruption in Electrical Service ....................................................... 26
          Lockdown/Shelter-in-Place .............................................................. 28
          Tornado Warning .......................................................................... 29
          Emergency Phone Numbers ............................................................. 30
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                    EMERGENCY PROCEDURES MANUAL

                                      STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

         The Jackson County Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC)
         is committed to the safety and protection of its most important asset – PEOPLE.
         Recognizing that no agency is invulnerable to disasters/emergencies, the following
         Emergency Procedures Manual was developed.

         The purpose of the manual is to:
               • Provide a specific set of situation procedures for use by the activated components
                 of the campus NIMS based Incident Command System.

               • Ensure the safety of people, protection of property, and the resumption of
                 normal business activities during and after a disaster/emergency.

               • Ensure that all Jackson County Campus MGCCC employees are familiar with
                 this plan, know their duties and responsibilities, and participate in training and
                 drills.

               • Establish the order of campus authority and assign responsibility for various
                 phases of the procedure.



                                         CAMPUS AUTHORITY

         Authority to operate the campus is vested in the Vice President. When the Vice
         President is unavailable, the following persons, in order of succession, will assume
         campus responsibility:

               1. Dean of Business Services
               2. Dean of Instruction
               3. Dean of Student Services

         This order of campus authority may change at the discretion of the Vice President.
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                                      CLASS CANCELLATION


          In certain situations, the cancellation of classes and the closing of the campus may be
          warranted. The decision to close the campus will be made by the Vice President and
          the College President. When the decision to cancel classes has been made, the Vice
          President for Institutional Relations will prepare a written statement for dissemination
          by various media.




                              EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING


          Members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and MGCCC Administrators will
          cooperate in emergency response planning. Planning will consist of developing
          procedures for emergency response and planning and arranging in-service training,
          drills, and exercises for employees. The ERT will be instrumental in preparing for
          emergency response by performing such tasks as identifying resources on and off
          campus and locating facilities and equipment that can be used during an emergency
          situation.
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                                 EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (ERT)

               •   Campus Police ...........................................7690 or Cell (218-0024)
               •   Dr. Jason Pugh (Vice President)............................................. 7700
               •   Tammy Franks (Dean of Business Services) .............................. 7800
               •   Jonathan Woodward (Dean of Instruction) ................................. 7627
               •   Dr. Bill Yates (Dean of Student Services) ................................. 7647
               •   Todd Adams (Director of Estuarine Education Center).................. 7738
               •   Dr. Pamela Ladner (Assistant Dean, Learning Resources Center) .... 7642
               •   Brock Clark (Assistant Dean, Career Technical Education) ............ 7634
               •   Bobby Ghosal (Assistant Dean of Instruction)............................. 7633
               •   Charlette Willis (Business Office Manager) ............................... 7790
               •   Mark Thornton (Superintendent of Maintenance)......................... 7677
               •   Greg Prevost (Supervisor of Maintenance) ................................ 7654
               •   Kim Nelson (Campus Police Dispatcher) .................................. 7690
               •   Jan Yarber (Secretary, Vice-President) .................................... 7631

          The ERT is responsible for:
               • Serving as a resource to the senior Administrator by responding to the needs of
                 individuals involved in, and affected by, a disaster/emergency.

               • Assisting in communicating up-to-date information to employees, students, and
                 their families.

               • Protecting the College image while assessing and responding to the needs of the
                 community as a whole.

               • Evaluating the responses to the disaster/emergency to prevent or minimize the
                 impact of similar events in the future.

          The technical aspects of firefighting and rendering assistance to seriously injured
          persons, will be performed by the appropriate county or city agency (i.e., Fire
          Department, Ambulance Services).

          NOTE: Under NO circumstances shall a college vehicle be used to transport an
          injured or sick person.
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                               EMERGENCY RESPONSE MODEL

          Assessment: On an ongoing basis assess:
                      • potential problems that may arise.
                      • where emergencies are likely to occur.
                      • what      policies    are   in   place that  address   potential
                         disasters/emergencies.
                      • what personnel expertise and technology are available within the
                         college environment that may be beneficial during a disaster/
                         emergency.
                      • what needs and situations ERT members may encounter when
                         dealing with a disaster/emergency.

          Preparation: On an ongoing basis:
                       • communicate disaster/emergency response commitment to all
                          employees.
                       • receive overall emergency response training by attending planning
                          workshops and seminars and participating in exercises and drills.
                       • develop and maintain a current, viable Emergency Action Plan
                          (EAP).
                       • know how to activate the EAP and Incident Command Center (ICC)
                          and establish a planning cycle (understand the situation; establish
                          incident objectives and strategy; develop the plan; prepare and
                          disseminate the plan; evaluate and revise the plan) for the Incident
                          Commander (IC).
                       • be familiar with communication procedures, know how to operate
                          communication equipment, and oversee communication equipment
                          maintenance and testing.
                       • determine and request financial resources to support emergency
                          response training and disaster preparedness.
                       • invite individuals who have had experience dealing with emergencies
                          to share responses, expertise, and advice concerning
                          disaster/emergency situations they have encountered.
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          Response:   On an ongoing basis:
                      • act as an information resource for the IC.
                      • perform specified duties as described in the EAP and benefit from
                         the experience and expertise of team members.
                      • develop the Incident Action Plan (IAP).
                      • coordinate with college, local, state, and federal representatives for a
                         smooth transition to normal operations.

          Evaluation: On an ongoing basis:
                       • assess and evaluate each response to disasters/emergencies.
                       • redefine duties and responsibilities and improve skills and
                          effectiveness in responding to future disasters/emergencies.
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                                          EVACUATION PLAN



         Emergency Response
         When it is necessary to evacuate a building, whether for practice drills or for an actual
         disaster/emergency, the following procedure is to be followed:

               • Activate the building fire alarms for immediate evacuation of structures.

               • A Connect-Ed message will follow with information for those who have signed
                 up to receive mass notification. The mass notification is disbursed via phone,
                 email and text messaging.

               • Employees assigned building responsibilities will supervise the evacuation
                 ensuring that all persons leave the building and report to the appropriate safe
                 area.

               • When it is safe to return to the buildings, a Connect-Ed notification message will
                 be sent and ERT members will ensure that employees and students are aware that
                 they can re-enter the buildings.
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               EVACUATION MAP
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                  EVACUATION DESTINATIONS AND BUILDING MONITORS

          When the alarm sounds, all buildings must be evacuated immediately, building
          monitors must ensure that buildings are vacated to the following designated areas:
          BUILDING     BUILDING MONITORS                                  EVACUATION DESTINATIONS

          “SC”         James Dunn, James Baggett, Steve Manis, Rex Moak      East Parking Lot
          “HSCP”       Kim Nelson, Yolanda Mayberry                          South Parking Lot
          “DD”         Amanda Magee, Wade Ladner                             South Parking Lot
          “CTE”        Brock Clark, John Poelma, Debra Matthews              North West Parking Lot
          “HPAE”       Amy Hunt, Kim Sellers                                 South Parking Lot
          “FA”         Jonathan Kilgore, Rebecca Harrell                     South Parking Lot
          “MTT”        Willy Showah, Ralph Cruthirds                         North West Parking Lot
                                                       st
          “AH”         Joan Hendrix, Jackie Everett – 1 Floor                North East Parking Lot
                       Gean Stwart – 2nd Floor
                       Judy Lewis, Tara Guice – 3rd Floor
          “CDT”        Darlene King, Child Care Assistants                   South Parking Lot
          “CBS”        Sandra Shannon, Cafeteria Manager                     North West Parking Lot
          “LRC”        Pam Ladner – Library                                  East Parking Lot
                       Ashley Tibbs – Learning Lab
                       Suzi Brown, Debra Maranto – 1st Floor
                       John McAnally, Becky Shumock – 2nd Floor
          “MCS”        Sandra Roy, Steve Brown, Mary Noble – 1st Floor       North East Parking Lot
                       James Gilbert, Raymond Tanner – 2nd Floor
          “ACC”        Melissa Windham, Terri Ormes – 1st Floor              North East Parking Lot
                       Cecilia Frisbee, Gopa Bhowmick – 2nd Floor

          “U”          Mark Landry                                           East Parking Lot
          “BT”         Robin Hayes, Marsha Cummings                          North West Parking Lot
          “WPA”        Tammy Franks, Bill Yates, Bobby Ghosal                South Parking Lot
          “ORL”        Todd Adams, Wayne Taylor                              EEC Parking Lot
          “NRES”       Michael Carley                                        EEC Parking Lot
          “MR”         Mark Thornton, Greg Prevost                           South Parking Lot
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                                BUILDING EVACUATION CHECKLIST

          Contact Campus Police at Ext. 7690 or cell 218-0024 when building is clear

          DATE:                                                    TIME:


          “SC”        James Dunn, James Baggett, Steve Manis, Rex Moak
          “HSCP”      Kim Nelson, Yolanda Mayberry
          “DD”        Amanda Magee, Wade Ladner
          “CTE”       Brock Clark, John Poelma, Debra Matthews
          “HPAE”      Amy Hunt, Kim Sellers
          “FA”        Jonathan Kilgore, Rebecca Harrell
          “MTT”       Willy Showah, Ralph Cruthirds
          “AH”        Joan Hendrix, Jackie Everett – 1st Floor
                      Gean Stwart – 2nd Floor
                      Judy Lewis, Tara Guice – 3rd Floor
          “CDT”       Darlene King, Child Care Assistants
          “CBS”       Sandra Shannon, Cafeteria Manager
          “LRC”       Pam Ladner – Library
                      Ashley Tibbs – Learning Lab
                      Suzi Brown, Debra Maranto – 1st Floor
                      John McAnally, Becky Shumock – 2nd Floor
          “MCS”       Sandra Roy, Steve Brown, Mary Noble – 1st Floor
                      James Gilbert, Raymond Tanner – 2nd Floor
          “ACC”       Melissa Windham, Terri Ormes – 1st Floor
                      Cecilia Frisbee, Gopa Bhowmick – 2nd Floor

          “U”         Mark Landry
          “BT”        Robin Hayes, Marsha Cummings
          “WPA”       Tammy Franks, Bill Yates, Bobby Ghosal
          “ORL”       Todd Adams, Wayne Taylor
          “NRES”      Michael Carley
          “MR”        Mark Thornton, Greg Prevost
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                             DISASTER/EMERGENCY PROCEDURES


          MEDICAL DISASTER/EMERGENCY

          (Level 1 Disaster/Emergency) – ‘Minor’ situation that does not involve outside
          agencies.

                  Call Campus Police (497-7690 or cell 218-0024)


          (Level 2 Disaster/Emergency) – ‘Serious’ situation in which outside agencies and
          media will most likely be involved.

               1. Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)
               2. Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024)




          DISORDERLY STUDENTS

          Unruly Students – Confrontational (no apparent threat of bodily harm)

                  Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024)



          Threatening Students – Possible/Probable/Actual threat of bodily harm

               1. Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)
               2. Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024)
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               DISASTER/EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR EVENING FACULTY


         If a situation occurs during an evening class the instructor should follow these
         procedures:

         MEDICAL EMERGENCY

         Minor – Not Life-Threatening or Critical

               1. Call Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction (497-7633)
               2. If Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction is not available, call Campus
                  Police (218-0024 or 497-7690)

         Serious – Life-Threatening/Critical

               1. Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)
               2. Call Campus Police (218-0024 or 497-7690)
               3. Call Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction (497-7633)



         DISORDERLY STUDENTS

         Unruly Students – Confrontational (no apparent threat of bodily harm)

               1. Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024)
               2. Call Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction (497-7633)

         Threatening Students – Possible/Probable/Actual threat of bodily harm

               1. Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)
               2. Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024)
               3. Call Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction (497-7633)
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         Have the following information when you call for assistance:

               •   Location of the emergency
               •   Name of person
               •   Type of injury or illness
               •   Conscious
               •   Ambulance necessary

         It is your responsibility to remain with the injured party until medical assistance is
         available.   If the injured party is in need of simple first aid treatment, offer to
         accompany the individual to the Evening Office where these supplies are available.

         If the injured party is unconscious or unresponsive, an ambulance will be called at the
         individual's expense.

         Additionally, if an injured individual chooses not to have an ambulance called, he/she
         must sign a waiver, found in the evening office, stating refusal of ambulance service.
         It is also the injured individual’s responsibility to find transportation home. If the
         individual’s emergency contact person cannot provide transportation, the Evening
         Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction will call a cab or public transportation at the
         individual’s expense. The College CANNOT provide transportation.
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                                           ACTIVE SHOOTER


         During an active shooter emergency, lockdown procedures will be enacted. Response
         to an active shooter will be dictated by the circumstances of the encounter, bearing in
         mind there could be more than one shooter involved in the same situation. If you find
         yourself involved in an active shooter situation, try to remain calm and use these
         guidelines to help you plan a strategy for survival.

         Emergency Response
         At the first sign of an active shooter:
               • Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone).

               • Advise the dispatcher of what is taking place and inform him/her of your
                 location.

               • Report as much information as you can (see Active Shooter Checklist on page
                 17)

               • Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024).

               • Stay in place until police, or recognized campus employee gives the “all clear”.

         (If an active shooter is outside your building)
               • Proceed to a room that can be locked. Close and lock all windows and doors,
                 and turn off the lights.

               • Direct everyone to lie down on the floor and out of view.

               • Do not respond to any voice commands until you can verify with certainty that
                 they are being issued by a police officer.
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          (If an active shooter is in the building)
               • Follow the same procedure as described in the previous scenario.

               • If the room cannot be secured, determine if there is a nearby location that can be
                 secured, can be reached safely, or if you can safely exit the building.

               • If you decide to move from your current location, be sure notify 911 of the
                 location change.

          (If an active shooter enters your office or classroom)
               • Try to remain calm.

               • If possible, call 911 and alert police to the shooter(s) location.

               • If you can’t speak, leave the line open so the dispatcher can listen to what’s
                 taking place.

               • If there is absolutely no opportunity to escape or hide, it might be possible to
                 negotiate with the shooter.

               • Only attempt to overpower the shooter with force as the very last resort, after all
                 other options have been exhausted.

               • If the shooter leaves the area, proceed immediately to a safer place. Do not
                 touch anything that was in the vicinity of the shooter.
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                                      ACTIVE SHOOTER CHECKLIST


          1. How many shooters? ____________________________________

          2. Where is the shooter located? _____________________________

               a. Classroom _____________________

               b. Hallway _______________________

          3. What is shooter wearing?

               __________________________________________________________________


          4. If you can see the shooter can you tell if they are


               Male                             Female


          5. Can you see any of these characteristics?


               Height ____________                   Weight _______________

               Hair color _______________           Eye color _______________


          Additional information that may be helpful


          _______________________________________________________________________________________________

          _______________________________________________________________________________________________

          _______________________________________________________________________________________________

          _______________________________________________________________________________________________
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                                             BOMB THREAT


          Emergency Response
          Because anyone can receive a bomb threat by telephone, it is imperative that all
          employees know how to respond. A copy of the Bomb Threat Checklist, located on the
          next page, should be readily available near all telephones.

          The person receiving the call should:
               • Remain calm
               • Record as much information as possible using the Bomb Threat Checklist (see
                 next page).

               • Call Campus Police at 7690 (or cell 218-0024).


          Based upon the nature of the bomb threat, a decision will be made to evacuate
          immediately, at a later time, or take some other appropriate action. If it is believed that
          the threat is not immediate, the Vice President and the Campus Police Chief will
          consult with the Gautier Police Department before making the decision to evacuate.

          If the evacuations are not immediate, all building monitors will be contacted and
          informed of when the evacuation will occur and how they can assist.
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                                      BOMB THREAT CHECKLIST
                               (Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms)

          1. When is the bomb going to explode?                                Background Sounds
          2. Where is the bomb right now?                                      ___Street noises       ___ Voices
          3. What does the bomb look like?                                     ___PA system           ___Music
          4. What kind of bomb is it?                                          ___Animal noises       ___Crockery
          5. What will cause the bomb to explode?                              ___Clear               ___Static
          6. Did you place the bomb?                                           ___Long distance       ___Music
          7. Why?                                                              ___House noises        ___Local
          8. What is your address?                                             ___Motor               ___Booth
          9. What is your name?                                                ___Factory machinery
          Exact wording of bomb threat?                                        ___Office machinery
          _________________________________                                    ___Other (please specify)
          _________________________________                                    ___________________________
          _________________________________                                    Bomb Threat Language
          _________________________________                                    ___Foul                ___Taped
          Sex of Caller: _____         Race: _______                           ___Irrational          ___Educated
          Age: _____       Length of Call: _______                             ___Incoherent
          Telephone #: _____________________                                   ___Message read by threat maker
          Time of call: ______     Date: ________
          Caller’s Voice                                                       Remarks
          ___ Calm      ___ Nasal             ___Soft                          ___________________________
          ___Angry     ___ Stutter          ___Loud                            ___________________________
          ___Excited ___ Lisp               ___Laughter                        ___________________________
          ___Slow      ___Rasp              ___Crying                          Your name _________________
          ___Rapid     ___Deep              ___Normal                          Position ___________________
          ___Distinct ___Slurred            ___Whispered                       Telephone #________________
          ___Ragged    ___Accent             ___Disguised                       Date Checklist Completed_____
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                                                   FIRE


          Preparedness
          To be adequately prepared in the event of a fire, the following duties are assigned:

          The Vice President will:
             • Update the Fire and Emergency Evacuation Instructions annually.
             • Ensure that Fire and Emergency Evacuation Instructions are posted in all
                buildings.
             • Ensure that emergency procedures are reviewed annually with all employees.

          The Superintendent of Maintenance, along with the Campus Police Chief will:
             • Ensure that the service contract for all fire safety equipment is renewed as
                needed.
             • Ensure that all areas of the campus have appropriately classified fire
                extinguishers.
             • Ensure that fire extinguishers and alarm systems are serviced and tested
                annually.
             • Ensure that automatic kitchen fire extinguishers in the Student Center/Cafeteria
                and Career/Technical Buildings are serviced and tested semi-annually, to include
                steam cleaning of exhaust hoods and ducts.
             • Inspect for violations of fire safety codes quarterly, giving special attention to
                unauthorized items stored in mechanical rooms, electrical rooms, etc.

          The Dean of Student Services will:
             • Schedule and conduct an evacuation drill, in consultation with the ERT, semi-
               annually.
             • Discuss and evaluate evacuation responses and possible response changes in
               future emergencies at the debriefing session.

          The Dean of Business Services will:
               • Ensure that all appropriate personnel are trained in the operation of the
                 evacuation alarm and the Connect-Ed notification system.
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          Emergency Response
          In case of fire, the employee who first becomes aware of the fire should take the
          following actions:


               • Activate the building fire alarm system.

               • Evacuate the immediate area and ensure physically challenged persons are
                 assisted.

               • Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone).

               • Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024)

               • Attempt to extinguish the fire with the fire fighting equipment available to you.
                 Note: Do not allow this to interfere with your responsibility to ensure student
                 safety, evacuation, etc. Also, do not endanger your own life.

               • Campus Police will call 911 to confirm that the incident has been reported.

               • Campus Police will initiate the notification chain for a “Level 1” or a “Level 2”
                 disaster/emergency and communicate its status and immediate needs to the Vice
                 President or Designated Representative.

               • The Vice President or Designated Representative may implement Incident
                 Command System (ICS) procedures as outlined in the Emergency Procedures
                 Manual.
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                                        HOSTAGE/TERRORIST


          Emergency Response
          In the event of a hostile action against employees, students or a facility:


               • Immediately call 911 (9-911 from campus phone).

               • Call Campus Police (497-7690 or Cell 218-0024).

               • Gather as much information using the Hostage/Terrorist Checklist (see next
                 page).

               • Isolate the area affected by the emergency.

               • Alert and evacuate all employees and students not critical to the situation. Do
                 not sound emergency alarm or make announcements.

               • Building monitors should ensure that their areas have been evacuated.

               • When law enforcement officials arrive, relinquish emergency response to them.
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                             HOSTAGE/TERRORIST CHECKLIST


          1.   Location of emergency ___________________________________

          2.   How many assailants? ____________________________________

          3.   Identify, if known   ____________________________________

          4.   Identify of victim (if applicable) ____________________________

          5.   Weapons involved _______________________________________

          6.   Any visible communication devices _________________________

          7.   Additional notes ________________________________________

          ___________________________________________________________

          _________________________________________________________
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                                   HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM


          Readiness
          When a hurricane watch is issued for our area, administrators and maintenance
          personnel should take preliminary steps to prepare for the possibility of a hurricane.
          Specifically, the Superintendent of Maintenance will:
               • Review the hurricane procedure with all maintenance employees.
               • Ensure that there is an adequate supply of batteries for portable lights.


          The Vice President and the Dean of Business Services will monitor weather bulletins
          from the National Weather Service and consult as they deem appropriate with the
          Jackson County Director of Civil Defense.


          Emergency Response
          If the hurricane watch is upgraded to a warning, the following actions will be taken:
               • The Vice President, in consultation with civil defense authorities and the College
                  President, will make a decision concerning cancellation of classes to allow
                  students adequate time to secure their property. When the decision has been
                  made, it should be communicated to all those on campus. Depending upon the
                  time of day and other circumstances, it may be advisable to have announcements
                  made by local broadcast media.
               • The Superintendent of Maintenance will:
                  o Ensure all loose items are moved indoors (trash cans, cigarette butt urns,
                     grounds equipment, etc.)
                  o Ensure the lids and doors on all trash and garbage dumpsters are closed;
                  o Arrange to cover library books and high value equipment with a waterproof
                     material.
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                  o Direct all maintenance, grounds and housekeeping employees to contact their
                     supervisors or the Superintendent of Maintenance as soon as the danger
                     passes.


               • The Dean of Student Services will communicate with all Campus Police officers
                  to ensure there is no misunderstanding about who is to be on duty before,
                  during, and after the storm.


          Follow-up
          Following passage of the hurricane, maintenance employees and administrators will
          report to the campus as soon as is feasible to begin clean-up and damage assessment.
          An attempt will be made to communicate with the College President to give a
          preliminary report of the condition of the campus. Maintenance personnel should make
          temporary repairs to prevent further damage. If damage is such that classes cannot
          immediately resume, broadcast media should be notified.           If damage exists,
          photographs should be taken to support insurance claims.
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                           INTERRUPTION IN ELECTRICAL SERVICE


          Electrical service to the campus may be interrupted due to severe weather, accidents
          off-campus, or other disasters/emergencies. Because many areas of the campus have
          no windows, loss of lighting may cause accidental injury to employees or students. The
          unmanaged restoration of electricity could also have serious consequences.


          Readiness
          The Superintendent of Maintenance is responsible for training all maintenance
          employees in how to react when electrical service is interrupted. In addition, he is
          responsible for testing and repairing, as needed, all battery-powered emergency
          lighting.


          Emergency Response
          When the campus experiences an unexpected loss of electrical service, the following
          actions should be taken:
               • The maintenance employee who is closest to the Cafeteria/Bookstore/Student
                  Center (CBS) should immediately turn off the main breakers.
               • The Superintendent of Maintenance should make a cursory examination to
                  determine if the problem occurred on campus or off campus and then report to
                  the Dean of Business Services.
               • The Dean of Business Services, in consultation with the Superintendent of
                  Maintenance and officials from Singing River EPA and Mississippi Power
                  Company, should attempt to determine the cause and the estimated duration of
                  the power outage and report this information to the Vice President.
               • The Vice President will decide what further actions should be taken and will
                  communicate with employees and students as appropriate.
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          Follow-up
          When power has been restored, the Maintenance Department should energize the
          various circuits on campus one at a time to prevent a surge or sudden peak demand.
          The Superintendent of Maintenance will ask for a report from building supervisors on
          emergency lights that failed and any other problems that were noted during the absence
          of electricity.
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                                LOCKDOWN / SHELTER-IN-PLACE


          A lockdown or shelter-in-place situation can occur for various reasons: active shooter,
          terrorist/hostage situation, or tornado.

          A "Lockdown" is the temporary sheltering technique utilized to limit exposure to a
          dangerous situation. When alerted occupants of any building within the emergency area
          will lock all doors and windows not allowing entry or exit to anyone until the “all
          clear” has been given.

          "Shelter-in-place" means to take immediate shelter where you are.

          Emergency Response

          When it is necessary to lockdown or shelter-in-place, whether for practice drills or for
          an actual emergency, the following procedure is to be followed:

               • The Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction or Designated Administrator
                 will activate the siren and/or Connect-Ed.

               • Inform employees and students via Connect-Ed and any other communication
                 devices deemed appropriate about the necessity of lockdown and/or shelter-in-
                 place.

               • When the emergency has been resolved, a Connect-Ed message will be issued
                 and normal business will resume.
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                                        TORNADO WARNING


          Upon notification that our area is under a tornado watch, administrators will monitor
          the weather radio for further developments. If the watch becomes a warning, lockdown
          and/or shelter-in-place procedures will be initiated.


          Emergency Response

          If the watch becomes a warning:


               • The Evening Dean/Assistant Dean of Instruction or Designated Administrator
                 will activate the siren.

               • A Connect-Ed message will follow with information directing employees and
                 students to remain within their building and to proceed to the lowest floor.

               • Employees assigned as building monitors will direct employees and students to a
                 safe area.

               • An “all clear” Connect-Ed message will be sent to employees and students when
                 the danger has passed.
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                                   EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS


         Gautier Police/Fire/Ambulance (Emergencies) ...................................... 911

         Gautier Police Department .............................................................. 497-2486

         Gautier Fire Department ................................................................ 497-1656

         Jackson County Sheriff’s Department ................................................. 769-3063

         Jackson County Civil Defense .......................................................... 769-3111

         Singing River EPA .......................................................... 497-1313 / 392-0041

         MGCCC Toll Free ................................................................ 1-866-735-1122

				
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