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									There are many types of emergencies. This Guide offers               In the event of a radiological, chemical, or biological         The following are numbers for disaster
information about those that are large-scale disasters,              emergency, authorities may direct you to SHELTER-IN-
specifically destructive weather and acts of terrorism involving     PLACE or EVACUATE. The term “Shelter-In-Place” means            and emergency related help and
chemical, biological and radiological agents.                        remaining inside in order to protect yourself.                  information on the Rock Island Arsenal.
If such a disaster occurs, you may be asked by authorities to        If emergency officials advise you to Shelter-In-Place:
take one of two different actions: SHELTER-IN-PLACE                                                                                  Fire and Emergency Services
(remain in your home or workplace), or EVACUATE (leave
                                                                      1     Stay calm.                                               EMERGENCY Phone 9-1-1
your home or workplace). In either case, it is important that
you know what your organizations emergency action plan is
                                                                                                                                     Business (309) 782-6107
and what you will have to do incase of an emergency.                  2     Stop eating, drinking or smoking immediately.

                                                                            Shut and lock all exterior doors and windows, all air
The American Red Cross, Ready.gov, and FEMA provide all
the information you need to make your own Emergency
                                                                      3     handling equipment should be turned off by a             EMERGENCY Phone 9-1-1
Action Plan. You can call the Red Cross at (309) 743-2166
                                                                            designated person.                                       Business (309) 782-2686
or visit their Website at www.redcross.org. In the meantime,
it makes good sense to put together some emergency                    4     Proceed to your designated shelter.
supplies for your home, workplace, and car.
                                                                            To improve your shelters efficiency seal all vents and
                                                                      5     door jams with plastic sheeting and duct tape. If
                                                                            your shelter has a window make sure to cover it with
                                                                            plastic sheeting and duct tape.

                                                                            For a chemical emergency higher is better because
  A battery powered or            A water purification kit in the     6     most chemicals are heavier than air.
  wind-up radio.                  event you can’t boil water                                                                         Fire_____________________________________________
                                  if a “Boil Order” is issued by
  Flashlights with fresh           health and safety officials.
                                                                      7     For a radiological emergency internal rooms in the
                                                                            basement or down low in the facility are best. The       Police___________________________________________
  batteries                                                                 more shielding (walls) the better.
                                  A one week supply of food                                                                          Sheriff___________________________________________
  A first aid kit including       that doesn’t need
  emergency medications           refrigeration, a manual can         8     For a biological emergency outside higher is better
                                                                            and internal rooms with rooms on the outside             Public Health______________________________________
                                  opener, and eating utensils.              perimeter are best as they act as a buffer.
  A cell phone                                                                                                                       Emergency Services
  (ensure its charged)            Trash bags, duct tape,                                                                             and Disaster Agency________________________________
                                  sheets of plastic, and
  Stored water in sealed          disposable gloves.                                                                                 Highway conditions_________________________________   GENESIS
  unbreakable containers,                                                                                                                                                                  *Genesis Medical Center
  one gallon for each             Fire extinguishers                                                                                 Poison Control_____________________________________    1227 East Rusholme St., Davenport, IA 52803
  person for each day up                                                                                                                                                                    General Information (563) 421-1000
  to one week. Water              Add a shovel, booster                                                                              American Red Cross________________________________
  should be replaced every        cables, fix-a-flat, and flares    In some emergencies, you may be asked to evacuate your                                                                 Genesis Medical Center
  six months.                     for your car.                     building but also the entire installation in your POV. In that                                                         1401 West Central Park, Davenport, IA 52804
                                                                    case, you’ll want to be familiar with the RIA Employee                                                                 General Information (563) 421-1000
                                                                    Emergency Guide. This guide will inform you how to proceed                                                             Community Crisis Line (563) 421-2975
                                                                    incase the entire installation is to evacuate. Depending on
                                                                    which quadrant you are in you will have to exit through                                                                Genesis Medical Center DeWitt
                                                                    specific gates regardless of which one you normally use.                                                               1118 11th St., DeWitt, IA 52742
                                                                    This guide will help clear the installation in an orderly and                                                          (563) 659-4200
                                                                    speedy manner to help protect the safety of all employees.
Every school has an emergency plan that includes evacuation         Your organizations emergency plan or SOP should explain                                                                Genesis Medical Center Illini Campus
destinations. Call your child’s school now to find the location     where you are to assemble if this action is initiated.                                                                 801 Illini Drive, Silvis, IL 61282
and write it down here:                                                                                                                                                                    (Off Colona Road & 10th St.)
                                                                                                                                                                                           (309) 792-9363
Also, find out what you or a designated person will need to
provide in order to pick up your child. In the event of an                                                                                                                                 TRININTY
evacuation. You will be notified by school officials where and                                                                                                                             *West Campus
when your child can be picked up, so make certain the school                                                                                                                                2701 17th St., Rock Island, IL
has a way of reaching you. Radio or television stations may                                                                                                                                 (309) 779-5000
also carry instructions. Finally make sure your child has
identification and phone numbers to reach family or friends.                                                                                                                               7th Street Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                           500 John Deere Rd., Moline, IL
                                                                                                                                                                                           (309) 799-5000

                                                                                                                                                                                           Terrace Park
                                                                                                                                                                                           4500 Utical Ridge Rd., Bettendorf, IA
                                                                                                                                                                                           (563) 742-5000
                                                                  Exposure to radiation can occur                                                                Local radio and television stations will provide
        Destructive weather and its                               from a nuclear explosion, an
        potential for loss of life, injury, and                                                                         Biological agents are bacteria           information in the event of a major
                                                                  accident in a nuclear power
        extensive property damage are                                                                                   and toxins that can cause                emergency. A NOAA Weather radio is a good
                                                                  plant, or a terrorist attack with a
        always a concern.                                                                                               disease in people.                       source of weather related emergencies and
                                                           “dirty bomb” (conventional explosives                                                                 will give sufficient warning in the event you
                                                           packaged with radioactive materials).
The following tips will help keep you safe:                                                                                                                      need to shelter. In some instances, the
                                                  In all cases:                                         Protection during a biological event depends             Emergency Alert System may be activated.
Tornado: Your organizations emergency plan                                                              on the agent being used.                                 Specific emergency instructions will be
or SOP should have identified a shelter on               TIME: Decrease the amount of time you
the lowest floor away from windows (some           1     spend near the source of radiation.            For example, anthrax can only affect people who
                                                                                                                                                                 broadcast by:
buildings may have sufficient protection                                                                come into direct contact with it and cannot be            RADIO
based on the building structure and type of              DISTANCE: Increase your distance from                                                                    FM 103.7 WLLR
windows). Make yourself available for
                                                   2                                                    passed on from person to person. However,
                                                         the source.                                    Smallpox is highly contagious and would require           AM 1420‡ WOC
accountability. Contact your floor/area                                                                 isolating people who have been exposed. For
marshal warden for your specific tornado
shelter information. For more information
                                                   3     SHIELDING: Increase the shielding              some biological events, immunizations may be              TELEVISION
                                                         between you and the radiation. Shielding       recommended prior if there is a good chance a
refer to TAB H in the RIA employee                       can be anything. Depending on the level of     certain agent will be used, in others antibiotics will
                                                                                                                                                                  WHBF Channel 4
emergency guide.                                         radioactive materials used-a plate glass       be prescribed once a release has occurred. In             KWQC Channel 6
                                                         window to several feet of concrete- can        response to an ongoing biological event, local            WQAD Channel 8
Earthquake:                                              create a protective barrier between you and    authorities may give orders for SHELTER IN
When the Shaking Starts: DROP to the                     the radiation source. It will be very          PLACE (taking refuge in a small, interior room with      Emergency instructions will provide
ground, COVER yourself with a sturdy table               important to listen for emergency              few or no windows) or EVACUATION.                        information on whether to evacuate or shelter
or desk and HOLD on tight. If there is no                information about the level and location of                                                             in place. If you are ordered to evacuate, the
sturdy furniture near by crouch in a near by             the source of radiation.                                                                                radio announcements will also advise you on
inside corner, cover head and face with your
arms. Stay away from outside walls, doors
                                                                                                                                                                 the safest place to go.
After the Shaking Stops: Get to a safe                                                                                                                             What NOT TO DO in an Emergency
place outdoors following your organizations                                                             Most CBRN agents are decontaminated using the
emergency plan or SOP. Assume there will                                                                same procedures. First off it is of the utmost
be aftershocks. Listen to officials for           Chemical agents are poisonous gases,                                                                           Do NOT go to the hospital except in the case
                                                                                                        importance that you stay calm so you can think
instructions. If you smell gas notify the 9-1-1   liquids or solids that can cause injury, illness      clearly. It is important to know that removing your      of a medical emergency.
dispatcher. If you know how to shut it off do     and death. Chemical emergencies can be                clothes as quickly as possible will eliminate 80-90%
it. BUT REMEMBER: Only a professional             caused by industrial accidents, or through            of the contamination. Once you have removed your         Do NOT light matches or turn electrical
should turn it back on. Contact your floor/area   the intentional release of harmful chemicals.         clothing you will want to put them in a sealed plastic   switches on or off if you smell gas or think
marshal warden for your specific earthquake                                                             bag so the contamination does not spread. The            there may be a leak. It is safe to use a
procedures. For more information refer to                                                               MABAS 43 Haz-Mat team will provide
TAB I in the RIA employee emergency guide.        Protection from chemical agents varies.                                                                        flashlight. Also Do NOT use a regular phone.
                                                                                                        decontamination for employees at the Rock Island
                                                  Either SHELTER-IN-PLACE or                                                                                     Cell phones are safe to use.
                                                                                                        Arsenal. The Haz-Mat team will direct victims to
Flood: Avoid moving water. If you have to         EVACUATION orders may be given to                     remove their clothing and shower with the equipment
walk in water, walk where the water is not        provide protection. Local authorities will            they provide. The first decontamination you may go       Do NOT turn off any utilities unless you have
moving. Use a stick to check the firmness of      give these orders only when necessary.                through will be a gross decontamination which is         been told to by emergency authorities – or
the ground in front of you. Stay out of any       Gas masks and protective clothing may help            merely passing through a spray of water from a fire      unless you know there has been some
building if it is surrounded by flood water.                                                            hose or something similar. This will remove the bulk     damage to gas pipes, water pipes or electrical
                                                  in some instances, but cannot protect you
Avoid driving in flood waters, a foot of water                                                          of the contamination. Some agents may require a
can float most vehicles including SUVs and        from contaminated food or water. However,                                                                      lines.
                                                                                                        bleach and water solution while others may just be
Pickup trucks. Contact your floor/area            not all such gear sold today is suitable for          soap and water. This will be administered using a
marshal warden for your specific flood            protection. Learn before you buy.                     decontamination vehicle or tent with shower heads        Do NOT drive your vehicle unless you have
procedures. For more information refer to                                                               and spray wands. Listen to the emergency officials       been advised to evacuate or you have a
TAB I in the RIA employee emergency guide.                                                              for instructions on how you should proceed. Once         medical emergency. Be sure to check on
                                                                                                        you are completed you will be checked to make sure       road conditions or travel restrictions.
                                                                                                        the contamination has been removed and to see if
                                                                                                        you exhibit any symptoms of exposure. You will be        Do NOT call 9-1-1 except in the case of a life-
                                                                                                        sent to a hospital where they may decontaminate
                                                                                                                                                                 threatening situation. It is very important to
                                                                                                        you once again and check and treat you for any
                                                                                                        symptoms you may exhibit.                                keep these lines open for true emergencies.

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