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Emergency Procedures

Emergency Procedures

Protocol

  • In the event of a fire, explosion, serious injury, or illness where the need for a response of more than campus police/security is obvious, call 911 immediately.
  • In other situations, or if you see something suspicious, call Campus Police/Security Department at 724-430-4120.
  • If there is an emergency, a text message will be sent and details will be posted online at www.fayette.psu.edu.
  • If a building evacuation is necessary, the primary gathering area on campus is the Community Center main arena. The secondary gathering area is the Community Center parking lot.

StaySAFE

A training program that uses chilling realism to demonstrate how to survive an active shooter is now available for the campus community.

StaySAFE: Surviving an Active Shooter is available to anyone with a Penn State Access ID at StaySAFE.psu.edu.

The strategies in the Penn State Public Media-produced program follow the acronym SAFE, defined as:

  • Search for a safe place.
  • Alert the authorities.
  • Find a place to hide.
  • End the threat.

The program addresses how to identify violent situations, what to do, what to expect from law enforcement and how University emergency warning systems will be used.

Emergency phones are located:

  • Outside
    • Between the Biomedical Building and the Community Center
    • At the Engineering Building
  • Inside
    • Biomedical Building—First floor across from the chemistry lab.
    • Community Center—To the right of the entrance to the main arena.
    • Eberly Building—West entrance to the building near room 110.
    • Gym—Main entrance to the building.

Automated External Defibrillator (AEDs) are located at the:

  • Biomedical Building—Entrance near the bell tower.
  • Community Center—Between the training room and racquetball court.
  • Eberly Building—West entrance to the building near room 110.
  • Williams Building—Room 103.

Fire Emergencies

  • Fire emergencies can and are alerted by pulling fire alarms in all buildings on campus.
  • If a fire alert is sounded, proceed to the nearest building exit.
  • Police/Security and/or Maintenance should be alerted as soon as possible from any other building or the outside emergency phones.

Hazardous Material Emergency

  • Evacuate the area.
  • Contact Police/Security and/or Maintenance as soon as possible from any other building or the outside emergency phones.