FIRE EMERGENCY

  • Activate nearest fire alarm pull station
  • Evacuate using the nearest emergency exit
  • Call 711 or 410-706-3333 when you get to a safe location

ACTIVE SHOOTER/VIOLENT INCIDENT

  • Quickly evacuate the premises if safe to do so
  • If evacuation not possible: quickly proceed to room that can be locked or barricaded
  • Turn off lights; close blinds; barricade door; silence cell phone; keep out of sight; await instructions from authorities
  • Call 711 or 410-706-3333, if possible

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

  • Call 711 or 410-706-3333
  • Provide information on the location and condition of the person(s)
  • Send someone to the building entrance to assist emergency responders in locating the person(s)
  • If trained, provide First Aid and/or CPR

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

  • If you encounter a suspicious package, do not handle it
  • Leave immediate area; do not evacuate building
  • Call 711 or 410-706-3333

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RELEASE

  • Isolate the spill by closing doors
  • Move to a safe location
  • If there is a risk of fire or explosion, activate the nearest fire alarm pull station and evacuate
  • Call University Police at 711 or 410-706-3333

BOMB THREAT

  • If you receive a bomb threat: do not hang up, and remain calm
  • Try to prolong the conversation and get as much information as possible
  • Call 711 or 410-706-3333

TORNADO

  • Avoid windows or wide open spaces, such as auditoriums
  • Move to an interior hallway, ideally on the lowest level
  • Take shelter under a sturdy table or desk
  • Cover head with arms

GENERAL SAFETY/ EVACUATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Evacuate using the nearest emergency exit
  • Do not use elevators
  • Individuals requiring evacuation assistance should go to the area of rescue assistance
  • Always follow instructions from emergency wardens and emergency response officials
  • Do not re-enter the building until the official “all clear” is given by emergency responders

EARTHQUAKE

  • Drop, Cover, and Hold On under a desk or table or against an inside wall until shaking stops
  • Do not evacuate or re-enter a building unless instructed to do so by authorities

CIVIL DISTURBANCE

  • If inside: if possible, move to an interior room with a lockable door; if situation necessitates, barricade door
  • If outside: avoid large groups of people and/or demonstrations, don’t seek refuge in places likely to be looted, seek safe shelter immediately
  • Monitor UMB Alerts for situational updates
  • Remain sheltered-in-place until order is lifted by Public Safety