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									EMERGENCY Bomb threat

DESCRIPTION Notification of a bomb on the grounds Temperature rises; telephone, equipment, computer network, pumps, and motors may fail. Can affect all operations (e.g., riot, violent protest). E-mail, internet, network connectivity non-functional.

Chilled water outage Civil disturbance Computer or network system failure

Electrical power failure Total failure of all electrical (no emergency power) systems.

Electrical power failure Many lights out. Only red electrical (emergency generators outlets function. work)

Elevator failure

All vertical movement will have to be by stairs.

Remaining in area may be hazardous. Order to evacuate may Evacuation of facilities come from fire, police, or UVA administration. Major disruption of facilities; potential danger of collapse, fire, Explosion secondary explosion, etc.

Fire

Fire, smoke, or smell of something burning.

Fire alarm or sprinkler No fire alarms or sprinklers system failure Source: within your area or from roof or floors above. Spills presenting no hazard to a properly trained employee. Hazardous materials (spill or release) Spills that employees are not trained to clean up or that exceed the capabilities of the employees.

Flood

Hostage

An individual is being held against his/her will. Victim unresponsive Earthquake, hail, high wind, or tornado may cause damage to facility. Gas burners non-functional, or odor of gas. Problematic odors not covered by Hazardous Release or Fire sections

Medical emergency

Natural disaster

Natural gas failure or leak

Odors

Radioactive incident Sewer failure/ stoppage Shooter

See Hazardous Materials Spill or Release procedures above. Drains backing up – Toilets overflow Unpredictable source of gunfire

Telephone outage

No phone service No ventilation; no heating or cooling. Tap water unsafe to drink Sinks, toilets, water-based cooling systems inoperative

Ventilation outage Water contamination Water failure

YOUR FIRST REPONSE SHOULD BE: Obtain as much information as possible – location of the device, when will it go off, what it looks like, why was it placed, etc. Call 911 or 924-2012. Open windows; restrict use of odorous/hazardous materials, telephone, computers and radiology equipment. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Call 911; allow authorities to secure entrances and egresses, strictly enforcing ID Policy. Call appropriate Help Desk: 924-5334 (HSCS) or 9243731 (ITC). Access dry ice for freezers and refrigerators. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Account for needs of individuals with limited mobility. Help coordinate response with Physical Plant, Dean's Office. Ensure that critical equipment is served by emergency power and functional. Turn off/unplug other units. Access extension cords and dry ice, as needed. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Account for needs of individuals with limited mobility. Help coordinate response with Physical Plant, Dean's Office. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267).

Call 911. Notify all in area of need to evacuate.

Leave area immediately, helping others to do same. Phone 911.

Rescue those in immediate danger, if safe to do so. Pull manual alarm. Call 911. Contain fire by closing doors. Move persons with limited mobility to safe area in stairwell. Minimize fire hazards. Report any fires by phone. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Help coordinate response with Physical Plant, Dean's Office. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Do not touch electrical equipment if in contact with water. Remove sensitive items from area. Trained personnel clean up spill using personal protective equipment, spill clean-up supplies. Call OEHS (9824911). Move away from and isolate spill; deny entry to area. Call 911. Notify your supervisor.

Call 911. Clear the area to avoid others becoming hostages; move to a safe area (e.g., behind door, solid wall). Call 911; give location of emergency. Follow directions from the 911 operator. Protect self (e.g., get under table, move to basement or away from objects likely to fall, protect head). If gas leak, turn off gas equipment, don't use sparkproducing electrical devices (any phones, switches), and leave the area. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267) using phone outside area. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267).

Notify emergency operator (924-2012). Isolate the spill area (evacuate). Deny entry to others. Do not leave area. Notify Supervisor. Do not flush toilets, use water, or pour liquids down drain. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Phone 911. Secure immediate area (close off windows and doors, silence cell phones, hide behind protective structures) Use cell phone to call ITC (924-8600) or email help request: http://www.itc.virginia.edu/forms/consult.html Open windows; institute Fire Watch (see Fire Alarm Failure above); restrict use of odorous/hazardous materials. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Place “Do Not Drink” signs at drinking fountains and sinks. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Institute Fire Watch (see Fire Alarm Failure above); conserve water. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267).

THEN DO THIS: Report all information to your Supervisor. Move to safety and await instructions from Supervisor and Police. Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255). Follow instructions from institutional leaders/police.

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

Review evacuation plan, including individuals with limited mobility, in case it is required before repairs are effected. Report to designated assembly area. Account for coworkers in your department. Report to responders any injured who remain in the facility.

Use fire extinguisher, if safe and you have been trained (pull pin; aim; squeeze handle; sweep from side-to-side). Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255). Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255). Appropriately dispose of materials.

If during business hours, phone OEHS (24911). Remain in area, aid responders. Assist victims with decontamination if you can do so safely. Seek medical treatment for victims. Report all pertinent information to police or other responders. If victim is unresponsive and NOT breathing, proceed with CPR or AED if trained to do so. Survey the damage nearby, take appropriate defensive action

If requested by Physical Plant to activate alarm, do so immediately

If possible without being seen by the assailant, place signs to responders in building windows, notifying them of your presence.

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (987-0171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

ADDITIONAL FOLLOW-UP If possible, complete UVA bomb threat checklist (http://www.virginia.edu/emergen cy/plan.html#bombthreat).

Report on the incident to responders.

Report to responders: unaccounted personnel from your department; and location of your department.

Evacuate if ordered to or if conditions warrant. Report to responders anyone still in the building.

For any spill, report on the incident to responders or OEHS, as appropriate.

Report on incident to responders. Debriefing by Crisis Team. Report on incident to responders. Report problems to Department Manager or Supervisor, who may contact OEHS or Physical Plant.

Report on incident to responders.

Notify Environmental Health and Safety (982-4911), who will coordinate response.

University of Virginia School of Medicine Emergency Conditions and Systems Failures BASIC STAFF RESPONSES (11/30/08) Remember to program emergency numbers into your cell phone

EMERGENCY Bomb threat

DESCRIPTION Notification of a bomb on the grounds Temperature rises; telephone, equipment, computer network, pumps, and motors may fail. Can affect all operations (e.g., riot, violent protest). E-mail, internet, network connectivity non-functional. Total failure of all electrical systems.

Chilled water outage

YOUR FIRST REPONSE SHOULD BE: THEN DO THIS: Obtain as much information as possible – Report all information to your location of the device, when will it go off, what it Supervisor. Move to safety and looks like, why was it placed, etc. Call 911 or 924- await instructions from Supervisor and Police. 2012. Call SOM VP/Dean's Office Open windows; restrict use of odorous/hazardous contacts: Richard Allen (987materials, telephone, computers and radiology 0171) or Steven Wasserman equipment. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). (989-1255). Call 911; allow authorities to secure entrances and egresses, strictly enforcing ID Policy. Call appropriate Help Desk: 924-5334 (HSCS) or 924-3731 (ITC). Access dry ice for freezers and refrigerators. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Account for needs of individuals with limited mobility. Help coordinate response with Physical Plant, Dean's Office. Ensure that critical equipment is served by emergency power and functional. Turn off/unplug other units. Access extension cords and dry ice, as needed. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Account for needs of individuals with limited mobility. Help coordinate response with Physical Plant, Dean's Office. Follow instructions from institutional leaders/police.

ADDITIONAL FOLLOW-UP If possible, complete UVA bomb threat checklist (http://www.virginia.edu/emerge ncy/plan.html#bombthreat).

Civil disturbance Computer or network system failure Electrical power failure (no emergency power)

Report on the incident to responders.

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (9870171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

Electrical power failure (emergency generators work)

Many lights out. Only red electrical outlets function.

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (9870171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

Elevator failure

All vertical movement will have to be by stairs.

Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267).

Review evacuation plan, including individuals with limited mobility, in case it is required before repairs are effected. Report to designated assembly area. Account for coworkers in your department. Report to responders any injured who remain in the facility. Use fire extinguisher, if safe and you have been trained (pull pin; aim; squeeze handle; sweep from side-to-side). Evacuate if ordered to or if conditions warrant. Report to responders anyone still in the building. Report to responders: unaccounted personnel from your department; and location of your department.

Evacuation of facilities

Explosion

Remaining in area may be hazardous. Order to evacuate Call 911. Notify all in area of need to evacuate. may come from fire, police, or UVA administration. Major disruption of facilities; Leave area immediately, helping others to do potential danger of collapse, fire, same. Phone 911. secondary explosion, etc. Fire, smoke, or smell of something burning. Rescue those in immediate danger, if safe to do so. Pull manual alarm. Call 911. Contain fire by closing doors. Move persons with limited mobility to safe area in stairwell. Minimize fire hazards. Report any fires by phone. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Help coordinate response with Physical Plant, Dean's Office.

Fire

Fire alarm or sprinkler system No fire alarms or sprinklers failure

Flood

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (9870171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255). Call SOM VP/Dean's Office Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Do not touch Source: within your area or from contacts: Richard Allen (987electrical equipment if in contact with water. roof or floors above. 0171) or Steven Wasserman Remove sensitive items from area. (989-1255). Spills presenting no hazard to a properly trained employee. Trained personnel clean up spill using personal protective equipment, spill clean-up supplies. Call OEHS (982-4911). Move away from and isolate spill; deny entry to area. Call 911. Notify your supervisor. Appropriately dispose of materials. For any spill, report on the If during business hours, incident to responders or OEHS, phone OEHS (2-4911). Remain as appropriate. in area, aid responders. Assist victims with decontamination if you can do so safely. Seek medical treatment for victims. Report all pertinent information to police or other responders. If victim is unresponsive and NOT breathing, proceed with CPR or AED if trained to do so. Report on incident to responders. Debriefing by Crisis Team. Report on incident to responders.

Hazardous materials (spill or release)

Spills that employees are not trained to clean up or that exceed the capabilities of the employees.

Hostage

An individual is being held against his/her will.

Call 911. Clear the area to avoid others becoming hostages; move to a safe area (e.g., behind door, solid wall). Call 911; give location of emergency. Follow directions from the 911 operator. Protect self (e.g., get under table, move to basement or away from objects likely to fall, protect head). If gas leak, turn off gas equipment, don't use spark-producing electrical devices (any phones, switches), and leave the area. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267) using phone outside area. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267).

Medical emergency

Victim unresponsive

Natural disaster

Earthquake, hail, high wind, or tornado may cause facility damage.

Report problems to Department Survey the damage nearby, take Manager or Supervisor, who appropriate defensive action may contact OEHS or Physical Plant.

Natural gas failure or leak

Gas burners non-functional, or odor of gas. Problematic odors not covered by Hazardous Release or Fire sections

Odors

If requested by Physical Plant to Report on incident to activate alarm, do so responders. immediately Notify Environmental Health and Safety (982-4911), who will coordinate response.

Radioactive incident

Notify emergency operator (924-2012). Isolate See Hazardous Materials Spill or the spill area (evacuate). Deny entry to others. Do Release procedures above. not leave area. Notify Supervisor. Drains backing up – Toilets overflow Do not flush toilets, use water, or pour liquids down drain. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Phone 911. Secure immediate area (close off windows and doors, silence cell phones, hide behind protective structures) Use cell phone to call ITC (924-8600) or email help request: http://www.itc.virginia.edu/forms/consult.html Open windows; institute Fire Watch (see Fire Alarm Failure above); restrict use of odorous/hazardous materials. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Place “Do Not Drink” signs at drinking fountains and sinks. Call HS Physical Plant (924-2267). Call SOM VP/Dean's Office Institute Fire Watch (see Fire Alarm Failure contacts: Richard Allen (987above); conserve water. Call HS Physical Plant 0171) or Steven Wasserman (924-2267). (989-1255). If possible without being seen by the assailant, place signs to responders in building windows, notifying them of your presence.

Sewer failure/ stoppage

Shooter

Unpredictable source of gunfire

Telephone outage

No phone service

Ventilation outage

No ventilation; no heating or cooling.

Call SOM VP/Dean's Office contacts: Richard Allen (9870171) or Steven Wasserman (989-1255).

Water contamination

Tap water unsafe to drink

Water failure

Sinks, toilets, water-based cooling systems inoperative

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