Building EAP Training Template

EP Sector Coordinator(s):___________
• BEAP required by OSHA
• Specifically developed for __________ Department
• BEAP is located at/in _________and is available to all
building occupants
• BEAP is reviewed and tested annually
• Mouse-over topic icon for more information
– For example click on this icon to get to the
Emergency Preparedness home page
• If you activate a fire alarm or a fire is discovered:
• Evacuate immediately. Using the posted evacuation route,
evacuate to designated assembly point. Stay at the
assembly point until released. DO NOT USE ELEVATORS!!
• Use the fire extinguisher for small fires
• The person activating the alarm should call 911 when
safely away from the building
• Direct visitors or students to evacuate the building
• Assist individuals needing help during the evacuation
Severe Weather
• Notification
• If available, NOAA weather radio located will alert during severe
• UTAlert will be activated if the NOAA tornado warning includes
• Thunderstorms – Campus does not issue thunderstorm
warnings. Departments must monitor outdoor activities.
• Tornado Warning – gather personal items and shelter
Close office doors upon exiting
Direct visitors and students to shelter
Assist individuals needing help moving to shelter
Remain in shelter until released
Shelter is normally bottom floor interior space
Medical Response
• Immediately contact the UTPD at 974-3111 or call 911
• Send an available person outdoors to “flag down” EMS
• Provide first aid or CPR if a trained person is available
• AED location(s):________________
• First Aid kit(s) are located________________
Active Shooter
The decision between Run, Hide or Fight is based on your immediate situation.
The appropriate response to the UTAlert issued to campus for most people is to
barricade (hide) unless they have first hand knowledge of the shooter’s location.
• Run –
• If outside near the threat
• If indoors and have a clear
exit away from the shooter
• Hide –
• Lock and barricade doors
• Turn off lights
• Turn off radios and
computer monitors
• Silence your cell phone
• Fight – As a last resort
• Work as a group if
• Improvise weapons
• Commit to your actions
• Act with physical
• Follow police
• Make sure empty hands
are in plain view
Hazardous Material Release
• If you become aware of a
hazardous materials release
inside the building:
• If safe to do so, contain the spill
• Secure the area
• Evacuate to designated
assembly point
• Inform emergency responders
of the location of spill
• Notify UTPD or dial 911
• Notification
• UTAlert
• Local media
• NOAA weather radio
• Response
• Move inside immediately
• Close all windows and doors
• Turn off any local HVAC systems not
controlled by Facilities
• If possible, enter an interior room and
seal the room (doors, windows, and
vents) with towels, plastic, or tape for
further protection.
• Remain until released or evacuated
by emergency personnel
• Earthquakes occur without warning
• Take immediate individual action
• Get under a desk or heavy table
• If a desk is not available, move into a hallway or stand against an
inside wall.
• If outdoors, stay outdoors
• Once the shaking stops
• Gather valuables and exit the building. Evacuate to designated
assembly point
• Use caution if you encounter downed power line or other hazards
Utility Outage
Types of outages
Steam or Gas
Electric or chilled water
Potential hazards caused by
• Non-functioning safety devices
like fume hoods.
• Dangers from tripping and injuries
due to lights being out.
• Person(s) being trapped on
• Dangers of extreme heat and cold
on employees.
• Inability to contact responders if
an emergency occurs while
telephones are out.
• Sanitation problems due to no
Bomb Threat/Suspicious Package
Bomb Threat
• You may become aware of a
bomb threat by:
• Telephone
• Email
• Maintain an open phone line
with caller if possible
• If directed, follow police
orders to evacuate to
designated assembly point.
Suspicious Package
• If you receive a suspicious
package or letter:
• A suspicious package may
include misspellings, wires,
odor, wrong title, oily
• Don’t open, smell, or taste
• Treat as suspected
Immediately call UTPD at 947-3111 or 911 for either
Other Considerations
• Building Specific Response Procedures
• Special Equipment
• Emergency procedures for lab shutdown
• Building Contacts
• Internal Communications
• Provide assistance to people with functional needs
• If evacuating, direct visitors and students safely out of the
• Accountability
• After all major campus-wide emergencies, self-report for tracking
@ or Emergency Safe Line @ 656-7233
• Remain at the building assembly point until released

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