Community Disaster- On Campus

1.  Safety and Security Dispatcher is alerted via campus call, ext. 2178 (407.708.2178) from an off-campus phone or cell phone or 911 call.

  • Dispatch officers to scene
  • Complete first-responder assessment
  • Alert off-campus responders (Seminole County Fire Department, Seminole County Sheriff's Office, the City of Oviedo Fire Department, Altamonte Springs Fire Rescue)
  • Alert Facilities Maintenance
  • Alert Marketing and Communications
  • Handle traffic/crowd control

2.  Seminole County Fire Department, The City of Oviedo Fire Department, Altamonte Springs Fire Rescue

  • Respond to situation
  • Provide medical assistance
  • Clear building(s) for re-entry
  • Provide official incident information for news media

3.  Facilities Management

  • Provide access keys
  • Secure utilities, as necessary
  • Provide Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning support, as necessary
  • Reset alarms
  • Provide building As-Builts drawings
  • Post signage at emergency site to inform faculty/staff/students
  • Establish telephone information hotline and updates as needed
  • Provide HAZMAT information
  • Observe/evaluate building evacuation
  • Handle OSHA paperwork

4.  Marketing and Communications

  • Alert appropriate top administrators
  • Issue immediate statement acknowledging that administration is aware of the incident and is investigating, more information will be released to the news media and the public as it becomes available
  • Alert appropriate college departments
  • Provide information to news media and serve as information hub
  • Assist Facilities Management with telephone hotline message
  • Disseminate administrative decisions regarding the emergency
  • Appoint a spokesperson for the incident

5.  Emergency Management Team

  • Review situation assessments and updates as they become available
  • Authorize relocation or cancellation of classes, if necessary
  • Authorize relocation or closing of staff offices, if necessary
  • Coordinate initial meeting - team leader

6.  Room Reservations

  • Respond to administrative decision to cancel/relocate classes and other activities

7.  Facility users/Building occupants

  • If directed to do so by Safety and Security or members of Emergency Management Team, evacuate building and move to Emergency Meeting Area for affected building


Miguel Sierra