This emergency guide is intended for use by staff and students at S.U.N.Y. E.S.F. It is designed specifically to meet possible emergency conditions on this campus.
Recipients of this guide should become familiar with its contents. In the event of an emergency it will serve as a quick reference for effective action. It should be kept in an easily accessible location at all times, preferably beside the telephone. New employees should be made familiar with it as part of the orientation program.
The names of First Aid qualified personnel should be listed where indicated under "Serious Injury or Illness" section. Other information blanks should also be filled in properly.
If there are further questions or comments contact the ESF University Police Department at extension 6666.
Supervisor of Police Operations
Note: In all but the most minor of fires it is the policy of the College of Environmental Science and Forestry that employees and students shall evacuate rather than attempt to fight the fire.
In the event of a chemical spill or release of toxic or hazardous material into the atmosphere:
1.Notify others in the area of possible contamination or potential danger. Order/suggest evacuation if the circumstances so indicate.Pull the fire alarmif warranted by the seriousness of the situation.
Call ESF University Police at 6666.
Give following information to the ESF University Police communicator:
DO NOT expose yourself unnecessarily to any unknown substances. Use caution and remember some toxic substances have no detectable odor.
If a gas cylinder begins leaking and it presents any danger to the building occupants, the following steps should be taken:
Do not open the door until you can be positive that it is a police officer or a recognized campus official coming to help you.
Prevent wild animals from entering buildings by not removing existing screens from open windows, and keeping exterior doors closed. Windows should be closed at night for additional deterrence.
Animals may pose physical hazards from bites and scratches, and alive or dead can spread disease. Avoid all contact with wild animals.
To report a nuisance animal in a building or posing a threat:
If there has been potential contact with nuisance animal:
Past instances involving dog bites and frightening of staff and students have resulted in the necessity of establishing a policy for the control of animals on the campus. In consideration of personal safety, as well as sanitation, privately owned animals are permitted on the grounds or in the buildings only in cases of:
PROCEDURES & REGULATIONS:
Any animal on campus under the provisions of Items 1 through 4 above must be leashed or confined and attended at all times. Persons violating this policy will be requested to leave campus immediately. Animals found unattended may be impounded by the ESF University Police Department and turned over to the Onondaga County Animal Control Department.
To report the presence of an animal, call ESF University Police at extension 6666.
The College remains open and observes its schedules in all weather, unless the determination is made by authorized personnel that current weather conditions warrant closing. Faculty, students and staff are expected to use personal judgment concerning travel safety when the weather is inclement. In the event of extreme emergency conditions, every possible effort will be made to communicate procedures to be followed by the College community.
To report items either lost or found on campus, the ESF University Police Department maintains a Lost and Found service in Room 8, Bray Hall.