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Preservation and Access Services Center for Colorado Academic Libraries

PASCAL Emergency Procedures


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  1. Weather/Tornado Warning
  2. Fire Alarm
  3. Rain/Flooding
  4. Emergency Evacuation
  5. Medical Emergency
  6. Personal Emergency
  7. Assaults and Robberies
  8. Drunkenness and Disorderly Conduct
  9. Earthquake
  10. Emergency Contact Information
  1. WEATHER/TORNADO WARNING
    1. The city will sound the warning siren prior to severe weather or when a tornado warning is in effect. Tune radio to find latest weather updates.
    2. Manager or authorized personnel will verify the situation if weather does not appear to be threatening and will notify all personnel.
    3. When the sirens sound during severe weather, or when notified by authorized personnel, all staff should assist in evacuating all personnel and building occupants to the bathrooms (the most secure interior rooms). It is important to keep people away from windows and the danger of shattered glass.
    4. Anyone trying to leave the building should be warned of the danger by authorized personnel and encouraged not to leave until after danger has passed.
    5. In case of injury, follow medical emergency procedures (below).
    6. If a fire results, follow fire procedures (below)
    7. Personnel may return to the work areas upon clearance by the manager or authorized personnel. Since storms are normally of a short duration, it is each employee’s responsibility to return to work in a timely fashion at the end of the weather emergency.
  2. FIRE ALARM
    1. Upon hearing alarm, authorized personnel should check alarm panel for origin of alarm. If necessary, personnel should begin to evacuate the building by the nearest exit. Both UCDHSC Police and Aurora Fire Protection are automatically alerted when the fire alarm is activated.
  3. RAIN/FLOODING
    1. Protect any library material threatened by leaks or flooding. Plastic wrap is kept in the circulation workroom. Notify PASCAL Manager if necessary.
  4. EMERGENCY EVACUATION
    1. When evacuation must occur for any other reason, the manager or other authorized personnel will notify UCDHSC Police. All staff should assist and follow instructions in clearing building. Personnel should use the nearest exit and meet across the street at the police station
  5. MEDICAL EMERGENCY
    1. Call UCDHSC Police (911). DO NOT MOVE AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON except when in immediate danger of fire, etc.
  6. PERSONAL EMERGENCY
    1. Obtain name of person's emergency contact from Health Sciences Library administration office, get relevant details and notify
  7. ASSAULTS AND ROBBERIES
    1. Notify UCDHSC Police at 911.
  8. DRUNKENNESS OR DISORDERLY CONDUCT
    1. Notify UCDHSC Police at 911.
  9. EARTHQUAKE
    1. If quake is felt, EVACUATE STACKS IMMEDIATELY!! Evacuate building if possible or take cover under sturdy furniture and cover head and neck. Stay away from windows. Do not run through areas with falling debris. Since aftershocks may occur, DO NOT RETURN TO WORK until authorized by manager or other authorized personnel. Give help if asked.
  10. EMERGENCY CONTACTS
    1. Contact Michael Kelty or Douglas Stehle as soon as possible.

13188 E 19th Ave

P. O. Box 6508

Campus Box F494

Aurora, CO 80045