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

When an individual is threaten or assaulted, by an armed or unarmed assailant:

  • Press the EMERG soft key or call 911
  • Press the EMERG soft key or call 911
  • Provide as much information as can be safely provided - location, number/ description of suspects, and type of weapon
  • Shelter in place if in immediate danger
    • Remain calm
    • Alert others
    • Move into safe haven location (office, supply room)
    • Shut and lock the door
      • Block the door with a heavy object

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

Once in safe haven location:

  • Silence cell phones and pagers
  • Turn off lights, close curtains or blinds
  • Spread out, crawl under desk or other furniture

If not in immediate danger leave the building through the closest exit

  • Move to your assigned gathering area (See evacuation)
  • Wait for instructions from Chicago Police Department
  • Complete a Safety Event Report
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