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Emergency Flip Chart

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    EMERGENCY CONTACTS

    Campus Security, Fire, Medical Emergency ………….………………....911

    On-Campus Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office ……………..…………….. 549-2373

    Environmental Health and Safety Officer ………………..…………….....549-2211

    Student Health & Counseling Center ………………………………….... 549-2830

    Campus Switchboard …………………………………………………….. 549-2100

    Campus Safe Walk Program ……………………………………………. 549-2373

    Crimestoppers (Tip Line) ………………………………………………… 542-7867

    CSU-Pueblo Home Page ……………………………………www.csupueblo.edu

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    MEDICAL EMERGENCY

    • Remain calm and call CSU-Pueblo Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PSCO) at 911.  When calling 911 the call will go to the Pueblo County Dispatch Center.  Immediately identify your location as at CSU – Pueblo. 
    • Give the dispatcher your name, location of the incident/accident, telephone number, and the nature of the illness or injury.  The dispatcher will then make certain that the appropriate personnel and equipment are sent to the scene.
    • DO NOT move the victim or give first aid unless you are trained and certified to do so.  Remain with the victim and try to keep the victim calm and alert by talking with them until emergency response teams arrive.
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    PERSON OR CIRCUMSTANCE OF CONCERN

    • Notify CSU-Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) at 911 to investigate any person or circumstance of concern, including:
      • Persons who appear to have mental problems.
      • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
      • Persons who are carrying a weapon.
    • Once reported remain calm and, if possible, leave the area.
    • The PCSO will investigate the report and, if necessary, the campus will be placed on lock down status.
    • During the lock down status, staff and students should secure immediately the door to the room they occupy.  If you can’t secure the door in the room you occupy you may have to put desks, or other objects placed against the door.  
    • Keep quiet and remain at that location until instructed otherwise by the PCSO or other law enforcement.​
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    BOMB THREAT

    All bomb threats are to be taken seriously.  Notify the CSU-Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) at 911 immediately on a landline.

    If you receive a bomb threat by telephone, remain calm, write down the caller’s exact words and note the time of the call.  Ask the caller:

    •    When is the bomb going to explode?
    •    Where is the bomb?
    •    What does it look like?
    •    What kind of bomb is it?
    •    What will cause it to explode?
    •    Did you place the bomb?
    •    What is your name and address?

    If you receive a bomb threat in written form:

    •    Do a quick visual inspection of your area.  Do not touch any suspicious objects.
    •    Do not use radios, pagers or cell phones as they can trigger explosive devices.

    If told to evacuate the area, take your notes about the incident with you.​

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    FIRE

    • Alert people in the immediate area of the fire and evacuate
    • Confine the fire by closing the door as you leave.
    • Activate the fire alarm by pulling on an alarm box.
    • Notify the CSU-Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) at 911 immediately.  Always call from a safe location.
    • Evacuate the building.  Do not use elevators unless specifically directed to do so by authorized personnel.
    • Do not re-enter the building until authorized personnel give the “all clear” signal.
    • If smoke, heat or flames block your exit routes, stay in the room with the door closed.
    • Report all fires, even those which have been extinguished to the PCSO at 911.
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    HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL

    Placards are posted outside all rooms containing hazardous materials or equipment.

    Only qualified personnel are to handle an accidental spill of hazardous materials.

    If you discover a spill,

    • Remain calm.
    • Do not touch the material.
    • If possible, isolate the area by cordoning it off or closing the doors.
    • Notify the CSU-Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) at 911 and have the following information available:
    • Where did the spill occur?
    • What was spilled?
    • How much was spilled?
    • Are there any injuries?
    • If the spill occurs within the building, pull the closest fire pull station and follow the evacuation procedures. 
    • If the spill occurs outside a building, evacuate the area around the spill. 
    • Once emergency response personnel arrive, they will advise of further evacuation or give the “all clear” signal to return the building.​
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    EVACUATING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

    Faculty, staff and students should be proactive and aware of people who will need assistance.

     Assisting Blind / Visually Impaired:

    • Clearly announce the type of emergency.
    • Offer your arm for guidance.
    • Tell the person where you are going, and alert him or her to obstacles along the way.

    Assisting Deaf / Hearing Impaired:

    • Turn lights on and off to gain a person’s attention
    • Indicate directions with gestures or a written note.
        Assisting Mobility Impaired / Wheelchair Users:
    • Elevators should not be used to move people with disabilities.
    • Seek volunteers to assist personnel with physical disabilities to the nearest enclosed stairway or designated area for rescue assistance.
    • Others should advise emergency personnel of the location of the individual(s) so that evacuation can be completed.
    • If an imminent danger situation exists and the person requests assistance in evacuation before emergency personnel can arrive, assist is finding volunteers to evacuate the person per his/her instructions.
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    WEATHER EMERGENCIES

    Tornados

    • Take shelter in a basement or the smallest, most interior room and hallway on the lowest level.
    • Avoid glass enclosed places or areas with wide span roofs such as auditoriums and gymnasiums.
    • Crouch down and cover your head.
    • Wait for an “all clear” signal from authorized emergency personnel.

    Weather Closing Information

    • The decision to close the University due to inclement weather will be made by the University before 6 a.m. for a daytime closure or delay and 3 p.m. for an evening closure or delay.  Closure announcements are posted instantaneously online at http://www.csupueblo.edu, local media television or radio stations. 

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office at CSU-Pueblo

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