Emergency Procedures Quick Reference Guide

Evacuate if you can do so safely and then call 911.
  • If you cannot evacuate, seek shelter in a room. Close and lock all doors and windows, turn off all lights.
  • Call (or text) 911 if possible.
  • Identify/obtain an object in the room that will allow you to incapacitate the person posing the threat if he or she enters and you are unable to hide.
  • Await direction from law enforcement personnel
  • Call 911.
  • Do not move seriously injured people unless they are in an unsafe location.
  • If you must move a seriously injured person to safety, work as a group, supporting the head and neck.
  • Alert others in the immediate area and pull the fire alarm.
  • Do not fight the fire if you have not been trained or are unsure about what type of fire extinguisherto use.
  • Exit the building using the closest exit.
  • Close doors behind you.
  • Call 911 and report the fire location.
  • Advise the dispatcher if others are still in thebuilding.
  • Do not re-enter a building that is on fire.

  • If a fire alarm sounds or you are notified by an official to evacuate, use the nearest exit.
  • Use an alternate exit if the nearest exit is unsafe.
  • Assist others, including people with disabilities, if safe to do so.

  •  Notify emergency personnel of the location of people who are still in the building or not accounted for.
  • Do not return to the building or move to another location unless officials tell you to.
  • Evacuate the building if directed to do so.
  • Do not use cell phones or radios within 300 feet of suspected explosive devices.
  • Do not disturb unusual objects while evacuating.
  • Report anything unusual to Public Safety.
  • Await direction from emergency response personnel.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • Move to an interior room or hallway on the lowest level of the building.
  • Close any doors.
  • Remain in a safe area until danger has passed.

  •  Follow the directions of emergency officials.
  • Stay in the building. Close and lock all windows and doors.
  • Move to an interior room or office away from windows, if possible.
  • Await direction from emergency response personnel.
  • Remain calm.
  • Report outage to Public Safety at 802.443.5911.
  • Turn off or unplug electrical equipment and computers.
  • Do not light candles or matches. Use a flashlight or walk to lighted areas.
Middlebury Public Safety,
Feb 12, 2016, 1:52 PM