Geneva College

Community

Other Emergencies


Procedures for other emergencies include:

  • Earthquake
    • Take cover under a desk, table or doorway.
    • Stay away from windows and object that could fall and shatter.
    • Protect your head with your arms.
    • Evacuate carefully as soon as shaking stops.
    • If outside, move away from buildings, overhead lines, vehicles, equipment, poles and other objects that could fall or move abruptly.
  • Civil disturbance
    • Report civil disturbance to Geneva Security by campus phone at ext. 5678 (724-847-5678 from off-campus) or the security cell phone at 724-846-9632.
    • Be prepared to answer questions like:
      Where?
      When did it begin?
      How many people are involved?
      What is taking place?
      Has any violence occurred?
      Has the group defined a purpose or intent
      Are the identities of the participants known?
  • Aircraft Crash
    • Immediately take cover until debris stops movement and then carefully evacuate the building.
    • Assemble at designated assembly point. Wait there until you are told it is safe to leave.
    • If trapped in a building, alert emergency crews of your position.
    • Try to stay low to the floor where there may be less heat, smoke and contaminates.