Archive for the ‘Shelter in Place’ Category
Here’s a nice video from the American Red Cross about how to shelter in place. Most of the content focuses on residential planning but these principles can be applied at the workplace. Also note that they use an incident in Baltimore, MD, as an example of when to shelter in place.
Yesterday’s incident in the Perry-Castaneda Library at the University of Texas is a sad reminder that a violent incident can happen in your library. Remember Step 2 of the 10-steps: Protect yourself, your staff, and your patrons. Do you have procedures in place for an active shooter? If so, have you drilled your staff on those procedures lately? Click on this link, http://www.virginia.edu/emergency/plan.html#violent, to view procedures for active shooter/violent person from the University of Virginia’s Critical Incident Response Plan. Also check with your parent institution.