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MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE ELEVATOR/ESCALATOR MALFUNCTION LOSS OF UTILITES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL INFANT/CHILD ABDUCTION BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO HIGH WATER AND FLOODING SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PERSONAL SAFETY THEFT MISSING ITEMS BLOOD/BODY FLUID SPILL BLOOD BODY FLUID EXPOSURE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE EXPOSURE WORK RELATED INJURY OR ILLNESS Placeholder image
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INITIAL RESPONSE

When severe weather causes high water and flooding problems

  • Remain calm
  • Alert staff and families of flood conditions
  • Listen for weather and road condition updates
  • Notify personnel to remain on duty until released by your manager

When a severe weather warning is issued an overhead announcement is made in the building to move to a safe location such as an interior hallway away from windows

  • Stay away from the perimeter of the building and exterior glass
  • Close blinds/doors if time permits
  • Do not use elevators

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

If it becomes necessary to evacuate the building,

  • Remain calm
  • Alert others in the area
  • Listen for directions from the Chicago Fire Department
  • Refer to the EVACUATION procedure
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  • When high water and flooding conditions improve
    • Return to normal operations
    • Call your manager
    • Call Almost Home Kids Operations Director
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