Kansas State University at Salina - EMERGENCY GUIDE


In Case of Any Emergency, Call 911
This is the K-State Police Dispatch, who will contact the proper emergency personnel.

Manhattan Campus Emergency Guide


EMERGENCY NUMBERS


Other Numbers:
Safety and Security ......................... 826-2952 or
After Hours & Weekends ......... 826-2909
Office of Student Life...................... 826-2610
Salina Stat Care............................... 827-6453
Facilities ........................................... 826-2911

EVACUATION PROCEDURES

Evacuation Procedures

• Stay calm—do not rush—do not panic.
• Be aware of the location of the nearest exit and announce this at the beginning of the class each semester
• If a fire alarm sounds, or emergency personnel asks you to leave the building, you and your students must evacuate the building.
• Gather your personal belongings if it is safe, otherwise leave as quickly as possible.
• If safe, close doors and windows, but do not lock them.
• Assist physically disabled individuals to a safe location and notify emergency personnel. Most buildings have an identified “Area of Rescue” located near the top landing of staircases.
• Once outside the building, keep clear of entrances, move at least 100 feet away from the building and emergency vehicles.
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

Medical Emergencies

• Call 911 to report the emergency
• Do not attempt to move a person who has fallen or appears to be in pain
• Limit your communication with ill or injured person to quiet reassurances
• Provide first aid, if someone becomes ill or is injured and requires immediate assistance Ill or injured students will be treated at Salina Stat Care unless the incident is life threatening.
Salina Stat Care 827-6453
Ill or injured employees (faculty, staff or student) will be treated at Salina Regional Health Center.
Salina Regional Health Center
823-4200
FIRE


Fire

• If you detect a fire, call 911, pull the fire alarm and follow Evacuation procedures – Do NOT use elevators..
• If you hear a fire alarm, Follow Evacuation procedures - Do NOT use elevators
• The fire alarm in the building will not notify the fire department.
TORNADO AND SEVERE WEATHER

Tornado and Severe Weather

• Go to the designated tornado shelter for the building. In most cases this is the lowest floor, in the central core of the building, and away from glass windows.
• Outdoor sirens will sound a steady three-minute blast when the need to take cover is necessary. The University’s Reverse 911 system will report a tornado threat to department personnel who will alert the classrooms.
• If you are outside when the sirens go off, seek shelter immediately. Go into the closest building and seek out the lowest floor in the center of the building.
• After the tornado has passed, report any injuries. Call 911 for ambulance and fire; notify Campus Safety and Security 6-2952 or 6-2909(after hours) of calls to 911 and to report building damage.
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SPILLS


Hazardous Substance Spills

• Call Campus Safety and Security 6-2952 or 6-2909(after hours) who will call 911 immediately to report the spill to the Department of Environmental Health & Safety
• Contain the spill using absorbents, if possible.
• Clean up any small chemical spills, if you are able. The Department of Environmental Health & Safety will assist if needed.
• Vacate the area and close the doors.

EXPLOSION


Explosion

• Call 911 immediately.
• Remain calm.
• Do not move seriously injured persons unless they are in obvious immediate danger of further injury.
• Open doors carefully and watch for falling debris – follow evacuation procedures - Do NOT use elevators.
CRIMINAL ACTIVITY


Criminal Activity

• If you observe or suspect criminal activity call Campus Safety and Security -826-2952 or 826-2909(after hours).
• Do not confront the subject.
• If you want to remain anonymous, you can use the Silent Witness program via the K-State Police Web Site:
http://www.k-state.edu/police/silent (the report will be forwarded to K-State at Salina Campus Security)
ACTIVE SHOOTER

Active Shooter

• Call 911 if safe to do so.
• Remain calm and keep out of plain sight.
• Do not put yourself in harms way.
• If you can do so safely, inform building occupants, then lock doors, block windows and close blinds.
• Silence ring tones on phones.
• Turn off lights, audio and computers.
• Seek protective cover.
• Place signs in exterior windows to identify your location.
• Stay in place until Police clear the building.
TERRORISTIC THREAT

Terroristic Threat

• Call 911 immediately.
• Remain calm.
• If you can do so safely, inform building occupants.
• Provide a list of all people who were in the room or area.Terroristic Threat
• Call Campus Safety and Security 6-2952 or 6-2909(after hours) who will call 911 immediately to report the threat;
• Remain calm and leave the building as quickly as possible.
• If you can do so safely, inform building occupants.
• Leave the room immediately, closing the door behind you.
• Use the shortest possible path or as instructed by the Police.
• Congregate with your class or department outside the building, at least 100 feet away and clear of doors to the building.
• Provide a list of all people who were in the room or area.
BOMB THREAT

Bomb Threat

• If you receive a phone call or a note warning of a bomb, take it seriously.
• Remain Calm. It is rare that a bomb threat caller does not give notice in ample time to insure safety of building occupants.
• Listen intently for voice or speech peculiarities and for background noises. Be alert for repeated use of particular words or phrases. Pay close attention to how the caller talks. Peculiarities of speech and voice can aid in later investigations.
• Record immediately the date and exact time the call is received.
• Try to engage the caller in extended conversation. If possible, keep the caller on the line and have another employee notify the University Police.
• Call 911
• If you can do so safely, inform building occupants.
• Leave the room immediately, closing the door behind you.
• Leave the building in the shortest possible path or as instructed by the Police.
• Congregate with your class or department outside the building, at least 100 feet away and clear of doors to the building.
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

Suspicious Package

• Do not handle the mail piece or package suspected of contamination; likewise, do not shake or empty the contents of any suspicious envelope or package;
• isolate the damaged or suspicious article and keep the immediate area cordoned off;
• if possible, place the envelope or package in a clear plastic bag, zip-lock bag, or some other type of container to prevent leakage of contents;
• if you do not have a clear container, then COVER the envelope or package with anything (e.g., clothing, paper, trash can, etc.) and do not remove this cover;
• LEAVE the room and CLOSE the door, or section off the area to prevent others from entering;
• WASH your hands and arms with soap and water to prevent spreading any powder to your face;
• call 911 to report the incident;
• list all persons who have touched the letter and/or envelope (include contact information and have this information available for the authorities);
• place all items worn when in contact with the suspected mail piece in plastic bags and have them available for Public Safety officials;
• as soon as practical, shower with soap and water; and
• let Public Safety officials do the rest.
WORKPLACE VIOLENCE


Workplace Violence

• If threat is imminent, call 911.
• Notify the Coordinator of Human Resources (6-2611) of any threats you have witnessed or received.
• Report any behavior you regard as threatening or violent when that behavior is job related or might be carried out on stateowned or leased property or in connection with state employment.
MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY

Mental Health Emergency

• If threat of harm or violence is imminent, call 911.
• Workplace Violence
• Notify the Director of Human Resources (2-6277) of any threats you have witnessed or received.
• Report any behavior you regard as threatening or violent when that behavior is job related or might be carried out on state-owned or leased property or in connection with state employment.
• Mental Health Emergency
• Faculty, staff and student employees with problems are encouraged to contact the Employee Assistance Program Coordinator at 2-6818.
• Students. K-State Counseling Services and the Office of Student Life provide support for students with mental health problems.
• If a student indicates a risk of harm to self or others, call 911 for immediate assistance.
• In the case of emotional/behavioral distress, student can access therapy and other supportive resources at Counseling Services, 6-2694.
• Student Life can provide assistance when mental health problems affect a student’s academic or personal life. Contact Office of Student Life at 6-2610.
WEB ADDRESSES FOR ASSISTANCE


In the case of emotional/behavioral distress, student can access therapy and other supportive resources at
Counseling Services www.salina.k-state.edu/studentlife/health.htm

Student Life can provide assistance when mental health problems affect a student’s academic or personal life. Contact Student Life at 826-2610
or www.salina.k-state.edu/studentlife/index.html