Emergency Procedures Quick Reference

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FIRE – In case of fire or when the fire alarm sounds:

  • Evacuate the building immediately
  • Do not use the elevators
  • Assist those with mobility problems
  • Contact University Police at (936) 294-1000 (4-1000 on campus)
  • Report to supervisor at the designated site
  • Do not re-enter the building until instructed


SEVERE WEATHER:

  • Stay away from windows
  • Take immediate shelter
  • Monitor local radio and television stations
  • Today @ Sam or Katsafe link on the homepage or shsu.edu/katsafe/
  • Contact University Police at (936) 294-1000 (4-1000 on campus)


MEDICAL EMERGENCIES:

  • Contact University Police at (936) 294-1000 (4-1000 on campus)
  • Provide your name, location, number injured and description of injuries
  • Stay on the phone for instructions on what to do


DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR:

  • Contact University Police at (936) 294-1000 (4-1000 on campus)
  • Give your name, location, what is happening and number of people involved
    (shooters/victims) if known
  • If possible, exit the building or area immediately
  • If exit is impossible, get to a room, lock or barricade the door, keep quiet, remain
    in place until all clear is given by law enforcement officials


BOMB THREATS/SUSPICIOUS ITEMS:

  • Pay close attention to the exact words the caller is using, document the call
  • Contact University Police at (936) 294-1000 (4-1000 on campus
  • Student 91 Guidelines
  • Do not touch or handle suspicious items or packages
  • Keep others away from area
  • Notify your supervisor


HAZARDOUS SITUATIONS:

  • Contact University Police at (936) 294-1000 (4-1000 on campus)
  • Provide information on type and size of spill (if known)
  • Evacuate the immediate area and building as directed
  • Get decontamination instructions from authorities
  • Do not re-enter area until all clear is given

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