General Emergency Preparedness
Faculty members should:
Familiarize yourself with your classrooms, the location of the closes emergency equipment (fire extinguishers, AED's, first aid kits, etc.), and two emergency exit routes out of the building.
Provide your classes with general information relating to incident procedures at the start of each semester (see
Know how to report an incident from the classroom(s) you use.
Take charge of the students in your classroom and follow appropriate procedures for all fire/building alarms and incident alerts.
Check that the computer in your classroom (if applicable) is turned on so that you may receive incident alerts from GW Alert.
Ensure that students with disabilities or special needs have the information or access to assistance they may require during an incident.
Contact the Office of Emergency Management (
) if you have any questions.
GW Emergency Response Handbook
Emergency Preparedness & Ready GW Pocket Guide
GW Info Line: 202-994-5050
VTSC Info Line: 703-726-8333
Biostatistics Center: 301-881-9260
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