The safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus is of the utmost importance to Geneva. In the event of an emergency, students, faculty and staff will be notified of the situation by cell phone text message, e-mail or, an individual. Please ensure that you are familiar with how to respond to different circumstances. Some dangers can be avoided or lessened by being observant and taking quick action.
Should an emergency occur, remember:
Health & Wellness Center
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The unpredictable nature of developing crises requires a wide range of human responses, even the best planning cannot prevent an element of chaos as a dynamic situation unfolds. Our goal is to be as ready as possible by educating our people, and by having in place the fundamental systems, supplies and training that will provide a flexible framework. It is good to know the following information.
The effects of severe local storms - wind, snow, ice, hail and tornadoes - are immobility and loss of utilities. If electrical lines are damaged, other utilities such as telephone systems (cell and land lines), natural gas, water and sewer systems may become inoperable. In the event of severe weather:
Medical emergencies can occur without warning, and a timely response is helpful, if not necessary. If a medical emergency occurs:
Accidental fires can occur unexpectedly, the proper response is necessary to quickly and safely control and eliminate the flames. In the event of fire.
To protect members of campus and the college′s equipment, chemical spills must be cleaned up as quickly as possible, and unknown smells investigated. If you become aware of any, please follow these procedures:
Chemical exposure or spill
Although a bomb threat is unlikely, it is necessary to plan for such an eventuality. Bomb threats rarely involve real explosives but must be taken seriously at all times. Immediately contact Geneva Security at 724-846-9632.
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