If you're on or near any CCSF campuses,
dial (415) 239-3200 for all emergencies, using campus telephones or
personal cell phones. Look for campus emergency telephones, located in
buildings around the campus. You can also dial 911 to report an
- When the building alarm sounds or when asked to evacuate by a member of the Building Emergency Team or Emergency Responder, walk quickly and calmly to the nearest safe exit
- Use stairs, not elevator
- Ask persons who may be disabled, if they require assistance. Provide reaonable aid. Station disabled pesons in the stairway landing. If unable to safely evacuate, immediately notify Police / Fire personnel and the Building Coordinator of their location. If possible, have someone stay with the person.
- Evacu-Track chairs are available to assist in the evacuation of disabled persons.
- Disabled persons requiring assistance should identify themselves to Emergency Personnel or others willing to assist.
- Drop, cover and hold until the shaking stops.
- Avoid windows (face avay from glass), tall furniture and overhead hazards.
- If possible, take cover under a sturdy desk or table or seek refuge along an interior wall and cover your head
- Do not immediately evacuate. Wait for the shaking to stop and check for hazards before exiting.
- At the first sign of fire, evacuate the building, activate the fire alarm as you leave.
- Do not use elevators, use stairs.
- Feel closed doors with the back of your hand. If not, do not open doors; find another escape route.
- If trapped in the building, hang an article of clothing, towel, sheet etc. from a window to signal Emergency Responders. Stay close to the floor. Shout at regular intervals to alert Emergency Personnel.
Hazardous Materials Release
- Immediately notify Campus Police
- Evacuate affected area and seal it off, if possible.
- If you have been exposed to the material, immediately notify emergency personnel. Remain in the immediate area, but away from the contamination. Avoid contact with others.
NOTE: Lab instructors or supervisors - isolate conaminated persons, obtain names and notify emergency personnel.
- Scan your work area for unfamiliar items
- Do not touch suspicious packages / items. Notify Campus Police.
- Take personal belongings, if intructed to evacuate.
- If you receive a telephone threat - try to keep the caller talking and ask:
1. When is the bomb going to explode?
2. Where is the bomb?
3. What does the bomb look like?
4. Why did you place the bomb?
NOTE: Anything that may aid in identification, such as background sounds, accents etc.