Emergency Management Plan Chemical Spill/Release

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Columbia Southern University | Emergency Management Plan | Chemical Spill/Release | | Erik Gohl | 11/7/2011 | | Purpose Events which interfere with the normal operations of Hennepin Technical College (HTC) are unavoidable. The purpose of this document is to explain the actions, roles, and responsibilities that are to be taken by individuals and departments in the event of a spill or release of a hazardous chemical or waste. (Homeland Security, 2011) Emergency Management Team The Emergency Management Team (EMT) shall consist of the following individuals: College President College Vice President(s) College Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Officer Director of Security Maintenance Supervisor Administrator…show more content…
Once the decision to evacuate has been made, the AOD will contact the maintenance department, assign radios, and make the public address announcement. Additionally, the AOD will direct someone to call 9-911 to initiate assistance from the local emergency response groups like the fire department, special rescue team, law enforcement, and emergency medical services. All counselors and administrator shall report to the front desk with their radios to receive assignments from the AOD. Faculty and staff will respond by calmly leaving the classroom or lab area, taking with them any unsecured potential source of student information (laptop computer, attendance record, class list). As the last student leaves the area, close and lock the door to increase security and provide assurance the area has been evacuated. Using the evacuation routes posted in each room the Supervisor/Instructor, will lead the group under their control to the appropriate rally point outside the building (see “Map of Evacuation Rally Points and Associated Building Areas”). They will remain at their rally point until receiving further instructions from the AOD. Roll call should be performed at the rally point by each supervisor and instructor to determine if their group is accounted for. Any missing persons must
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