Department of Communications and Community Outreach (DCCO)
and the Office of Safety & Security (OSS) that an evacuation of the school has occurred. ï± Monitor the situation and provide updates and additional instructions as needed. ï± Communicate when it is safe to re-enter the building
public address system or bullhorn. ï± Document all actions taken by staff. Teachers/Staff ï± Upon discovery of a fire
smell of gas
or experiencing an explosion
activate the fire alarm system by accessing the nearest manual pull station. ï± Contact the principal and the main office and provide information about the emergency. ï± Implement Evacuation procedures. ï± Evacuate the building using emergency exit routes that are diagramed on the school floor plan drawing posted near the light switch inside each room. – Use a secondary route if the primary route is blocked or hazardous ï± Assist those needing special assistance. ï± Do not use elevators during fire evacuation. ï± Assist those needing special assistance to the FESA (Fire Evacuation Staging Area) rooms in multiple story buildings and await the arrival of emergency response personnel as assigned. ï± Close classroom doors but do not lock doors when leaving. ï± Do not stop for student or staff belongings. ï± Move in an orderly fashion to the designated evacuation site a minimum of 50 feet from the building. ï± Classroom teachers should wear the orange colored vest located in the back pocket of the red classroom flip chart entitled Crisis Management and Security Plan: Classroom Guide for Teachers. ï± When outside the building: – Check for injuries – Account for all students – Immediately report any missing
extra or injured students to the Student Accounting Coordinator – Continue to maintain control of students ï± Wait for additional instructions.