Emergency Preparedness — Everyone Has a Part
In an emergency* you will be instructed by the
Earlham Urgency Network to "evacuate" or "shelter within." This
system will send notification to every contact method you have listed
on your Banner self-service emergency notification page, including sending
notification by cellular phone and text messaging. For more information,
visit the What
to Expect in an Emergency or Crisis Web page.
Leave your building or area to a location
a minimum of 1,000 feet away and remain in that location until you have
been accounted for by Campus Safety and Security.
Shelter within means:
Move to an area of your building with
no windows or glass and wait for an "all clear" from Campus Safety
Types of Emergencies
- Chemical Spill
- Gas Leak
- Violent Person
How Should You Respond?
Leave the building, closing doors behind you if you are able to do so safely.
Leave the area, moving upwind from the spill
Leave the area to a minimum distance of 1,000 feet away from the leak area.
Move to an interior hallway with no glass. More Information about tornado safety...
Move to a room you can lock from the inside, if you are able to do so safely. Earlham Campus Safety and Security officers contact Richmond Police Department to respond to all immediate threats of violence on Earlham's campus.
*An emergency is an event requiring immediate personal action to preserve life safety.
For more information, contact Campus Safety and Security by
e-mail or call 765/983-1400.