Community Disaster- On Campus

Emergency Response Plan

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 Emergency Responders.
  • Alert appropriate college departments.
  • Handle traffic/crowd control.

Emergency Responders

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

Facilities Management

  • Secure utilities, as necessary.
  • Provide Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning support, as necessary.
  • Post signage at emergency site to inform faculty/staff/students.
  • Provide HAZMAT information.

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.
  • Establish telephone information hotline and updates as needed.
  • Disseminate administrative decisions regarding the emergency.
  • Appoint a spokesperson for the incident.

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.

Room Reservations

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

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.


Safety and Security
Seminole State College