Emergency Management Resource Guide


  Emergency Management
    Universal Procedures
    After Action Review

  Emergency Response
Accidents at School
   ∙ AIDS/HIV Infections
   ∙ Aircraft Emergency
   ∙ Allergic Reaction
   ∙ Assault
   ∙ Bomb Threat
   ∙ Bomb Threat-School Report
   ∙ Bus Accident
   ∙ Chemical Hazardous Spill
   ∙ Death or Serious Illness
   ∙ Earthquake
   ∙ Fire
   ∙ Gas Leak
   ∙ Hostage Situation
   ∙ Kidnapping
   ∙ Poisoning
   ∙ Rape/Sexual Abuse
   ∙ Suicide
   ∙ Threat of Harm
   ∙ Trespasser/Intruder
   ∙ Weapons
   ∙ Weather Emergency

    ∙Emotional Recovery
 ∙Academic Recovery
 ∙Physical Recovery    
 ∙ Business Recovery
   ∙ Follow Up to Emergencies
Critical Incident Stress M   
   ∙ Teachers Helping Children   
   ∙ Info Sheet for Parents
   ∙ Disasters/Effects
   ∙ Age Approp CISM
   ∙ Talking Method
Drawing Method
   ∙ Stress Concerns
   ∙ Classmate Tragedy
   ∙ Caring for Caregiver
   ∙ Students Attending Funeral
   ∙ Memorials
   ∙ Suicide



 Emergency Management Checklist

Emergency Management Checklist

Although each situation is different, the following is intended as a general listing of actions to consider when faced with an emergency or critical incident.

  • Safety Official (overall safety conditions of campus)

  • Public Information Official (media relations, contact)

  • Liaison Official (coordinate with outside agencies)

  • Planning/Intelligence (incident time log, evaluate information)

  • Operations (student accounting and release, facilities, medical, crisis intervention & response, food and water)

  • Logistics (communications and supplies)

  • Administration/Finance (documentation, record keeping)

  • Determine whether to call 911, whether to implement Universal Emergency Procedures or school
          specific Emergency
    Response Protocols

  • Notify and request assistance from the District Support Team to

    •  Assist with planning for a response and implementing protocols

    •  Provide recovery support to students

    • Set up a Command Post for communication and emergency management 

    • Bring "emergency toolbox" to Command Post (inside or outside)

    • Hold emergency all-staff meeting (before and/or after school day) to:

    • Advise staff of the known facts and provide written statement

    • Support their concerns and emotions

    • Provide classroom assistance if needed

    • Outline schedule for the day; modify dayís schedule if needed

    • Identify resources available to teachers and students

  • Establish contact with parents/family members of affected students to offer support, to determine
         assistance needed, and (in the event of a death) for information regarding visitation/funeral arrangements

  • Inform closest friends of the affected student and provide support

  • Prepare formal statement or announcement to students, parents, and media; provide statement to
         secretaries, staff, etc.

  • Notify board of education members as appropriate

  • Expand span of Incident Command System as needed, deactivate ICS when activities are completed

  • Review and implement "Recovery" activities

  • Document actions taken, secure records as legal documents




Emergency Management Resource Guide
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