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Emergency Response Plan

Explosion or Aircraft Down (Crash) on Campus

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In the event a mishap occurs such as an explosion or a downed aircraft (crash) on campus take the following action:

  • Immediately take cover under tables, desks and other objects that will give protection against falling glass, debris, or explosion.
  • Report an explosion by callingextension 2911from a campus phone immediately; or818-947-2911from an off campus or cell phone
  • When the alarm is sounded, or when told to leave by college officials, walk quickly to the nearest marked exit and ask others to do the same.
  • Assist the DISABLED IN EXITING THE BUILDING! DO NOT USE ELEVATORS IN CASE OF FIRE. DO NOT PANIC!
  • Once outside, move to a clear area that is at least 50 feet away from the affected building. Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and crews. Know your Emergency Assembly Points.
  • Evacuate to the Assembly Area for your location.
  • If requested, assist emergency crews as necessary.
  • DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDINGuntil the all-clear signal is sounded, unless told to do so by a college official.
  • A Campus Emergency Command Post may be set up near the emergency site. Keep clear of the command post unless you have official business.