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RESPONSIBILITIES
Building Coordinators, House Directors, House Managers
In every occupied building on campus a specific contact person will be designated to act
as
emergency coordinator
.
In the academic buildings that person will be the Building
Coordinator. In the residence halls that person will be the House Director and the
House Manager will serve in that role for the sorority/fraternity houses. The emergency
coordinator will be responsible for the following:
A.
Emergency Preparedness
1.
Ensure that evacuation information is posted on each floor of the building.
2.
Ensure that the location of the area in the building designated for use
during tornado warnings is posted on each floor.
3.
Establish a site away from the building for gathering and head counts
during evacuations. The site location should be posted in the building with
other emergency information. As a general rule the site should be at least
100
feet from the building. See page
14
for current locations.
4.
Ensure that persons in the building are familiar with fire safety measures.
(
Fire alarms and pull stations, fire extinguishers, etc.)
B.
Emergency Situations
1.
CALL CAMPUS POLICE AT EXTENSION 47OO.
2.
Coordinate informing all individuals in the building of an emergency.
3.
Evaluate the impact the emergency has on the building’s activity and take
appropriate action. This may include ceasing operations and initiating
building evacuation.
4.
Maintain contact with emergency operations.
IMPORTANT:
Inform anyone in the area you supervise to conform to building
evacuation guidelines during an emergency and to report to a pre-designated
campus assembly area outside the building or emergency site where a head count
can be taken.