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A major emergency may occur any time of the day, with little or no warning. Safety is a responsibility that we all share. Therefore, all members of the University community should review this quick reference guide periodically to keep informed and prepared to respond to various types of emergency situations.
This guidebook presents a summary of some types of emergencies that a member of the Southeastern Louisiana University community might face. This guide is not comprehensive, but is a quick reference to assist members of the University community in responding to an emergency.
This policy applies to all Southeastern faculty, staff, students and visitors to campus.
Any incident of sexual misconduct can be brought to the attention of the Title IX
Coordinator or the Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Although it is strongly encouraged
that the incidents are reported to the police, complainants may request administrative
action by the Title IX Coordinator or the Deputy Title IX Coordinator with or without
filing a police report.
The Title IX Coordinator and his contact information is as follows:
Rm. 120 Dyson Hall
Telephone number: 985/549-5888
Email address: email@example.com
The Title IX Deputy Coordinator and his contact information is as follows:
Dr. Gabe Willis
Rm. 1301 Student Union
Telephone number: 985/549-3792
Email address: deanofstudents@southeastern.
C - color of vehicle
Y - year
M - make
B - body (2-door, type of vehicle)
A - anything else of importance (direction of travel, etc.)
L - license number
If a faculty/staff member or a student is aware of a weapon brought to campus:
In all cases, do not confront suspect. Stay calm.
If a suspect threatens you with a weapon, follow suspect's direction.
Fight, if suspect confronts you! Take any necessary action to defend yourself and others!
Lock-down procedures may be issued in situations involving dangerous intruders or other incidents that may result in harm to persons inside campus buildings.
Sheltering provides refuge for students, faculty, staff, and public on campus during an emergency. Shelters are located in areas that maximize the safety of inhabitants. Safe areas may change depending on the emergency.
Leave your building immediately when an alarm sounds or if you are instructed to do so by authorized emergency personnel.
If you are required to leave the building immediately but are unable to (because of a physical disability, injury or obstruction):
Instructors and supervisors should be proactive and be aware of people who will need assistance.
In the event of a major utility failure during regular business hours, go to a safe location and notify Physical Plant at (985) 549-3333.
Before 7:30 a.m. or after 4:30 p.m., or on weekends and holidays, contact the University Police at (985) 549-2222.
Note: Natural gas is odorless in its natural state; therefore, an odorant is usually added to give it a distinctive odor of rotten eggs.
Placards are posted outside all rooms containing hazardous materials or equipment.
If skin or eye contact occurs, flush the affected area(s) with extensive amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Do not remove contact lenses if eye is affected.
Detailed safety procedures are in place in all campus laboratories where dangerous materials are used and stored. If you encounter a chemical spill:
Radioactive materials are utilized in some campus laboratories. Those that might be encountered are considered low-level sources of radiation and pose minimal threat when properly stored and handled. If you encounter whatyou believe to be radioactive material:
All bomb threats are to be taken seriously. Notify University Police at (985) 549-2222 immediately. **Do not call 911** University Police will notify the University Health Center Director and call medical personnel to the scene if necessary.
If you receive a bomb threat by telephone, remain calm, write down the caller's exact words and note the time of the call. Check for caller ID information.
Ask the caller:
Be prepared to tell University Police the nature of the information contained in the threat.
In the event of overtly threatening behavior constituting an immediate threat to self or others, notify University Police at (985) 549-2222.
In non-emergency situations, refer students to the University Counseling Center at (985) 549-3894.
Express your concerns directly to the individual.
Make referral in the presence of the individual and offer to accompany them.
Weather Closing Information
Faculty, staff, and students may obtain a printed Pocket Safety Guide from the following locations:
The Office of the Dean of Students
Rm. 1301 Student Union
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Resources Office
900 D Lion Lane
Email address: HRO@southeastern.edu
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