Category Archives: Drills

Tornado Drill Creates Lessons Learned

Tornado Drill, University of Virginia, March 18, 2008 The University of Virginia (UVa) held a tornado drill, which included our library, on March 18 at 9:45 AM (see this site for more information). The drill had been announced two days … Continue reading

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Siren System at University of Texas at Austin

Last spring, the University of Texas at Austin implemented a siren system to alert their university community of a direct threat.  Click here for a description of the siren system from the UT Austin website.

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Practice makes perfect (or at least better…)

Case Western Reserve University recently staged a mock emergency and subsequent response drill (read about it here).  It reminded me that no matter how good our written plans are, we don’t know how they will play out until we give them … Continue reading

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Practice makes perfect (or at least better…)

Case Western Reserve University recently staged a mock emergency and subsequent response drill (read about it here).  It reminded me that no matter how good our written plans are, we don’t know how they will play out until we give them … Continue reading

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