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Emergency Procedures Summary
ACTIVE SHOOTER — ARMED INTRUDER
FIRE or GENERAL EVACUATION
• RUN - Evacuate or flee if possible and safe. Have an escape plan. Consider all exits
• FIRE - Activate nearest fire alarm if not already activated & call 911.
and windows. Distance yourself from the shooter.
• Evacuate Building. This is MANDATORY for FIRE alarms. Take your
• HIDE - If flight is impossible, SHELTER IN PLACE — Get out of sight.
valuables (keys, wallets, purses, etc.) with you.
Block entry or lock doors. Put something solid between yourself and the shooter.
• DO NOT use elevators. DO NOT re-enter the building until authorized.
Be prepared to wait; elapsed time is a good sign.

If it is safe, assist others moving from the area. If unable, notify emergency
Wait for instructions from Law Enforcement .

personnel of the location of any disabled or special needs persons.
FIGHT - As a last resort TAKE ACTION, and only when you life is in imminent
Proceed to your predetermined meeting spot.
danger. Attempt to disrupt and/or incapacitate the shooter. Act with aggression.
MEDICAL EMERGENCY
BOMB THREAT or SUSPICIOUS OBJECT
• Contact 911.
• DO NOT touch or move any suspicious device.
Render first aid if trained.
• DO NOT turn switches on or off – leave them as they were.
Stay with the injured / ill person until help arrives.
Evacuate the area—take your belongings with you.
Try to gather as much information about the emergency to pass along to
• DO NOT use cell phone or radios in area of device.
emergency responders.
Proceed to your predetermined meeting spot.


Learn the locations of AED’s (Automatic External Defibrillators).
If you have information regarding the incident contact Public Safety.
• DO NOT re-enter the area until authorized.
SHELTER-IN-PLACE
POLICE
HELPFUL TIPS

Lock and barricade doors.
Can be reached by calling:
• Remain Calm - Those in your
Turn off lights.
charge are looking to you for guidance &
9-1-1
Close blinds, block windows.
direction. Provide assistance to others, if
(To report any emergency DIAL 911 from any campus phone)
Turn off radios and computer moni-
necessary/possible.
From on campus: ext. 3333
tors.
• Think Ahead - Regularly run “what
Keep occupants calm, quiet, and out of
From off campus: 303-273-3333
if” situations through your head to deter-
sight.
mine what you may do in any situation
Keep yourself out of sight and take
SEVERE WEATHER
before it happens.
adequate cover or protection (i.e. con-
• Be Patient - Response takes time.
crete walls, desks, filing cabinets).
• Monitor local TV, Radio, and Internet.
If not communicating with authorities
When you are waiting for response to a
• Be prepared to take shelter on the lowest indoor level.
crisis a few minutes may feel like hours.
turn off cell phones.
• Stay away from windows; move to an INTERIOR HALLWAY.
Remain in a safe area until danger has
VISIT INSIDE.MINES.EDU:
• If outdoors, lie in a ditch or low-lying area or crouch near a
passed or contacted by authorized
strong building.
• Publicsafety.mines.edu
personnel.
• Wait for an All-Clear before returning to the area.
• EHS-Emergency-Information

IF YOU SEE SOMETHING - SAY SOMETHING