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1 1 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning What Faculty Need to Know During a Classroom Emergency

2 2 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Your Response Matters! Faculty & Staff are the FRONT LINE in Emergency Management The employee is an authoritative figure for the student and can influence how the student responds to an emergency. Students will look to you for guidance in the event of an emergency, so know how to react!

3 3 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Where to get information?

4 4 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Where to get information? Office of Emergency Management and Planning (OEMP) Website –www.nvcc.edu/emergencywww.nvcc.edu/emergency NOVA Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Emergency Procedures Postures

5 5 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning What do I need to know?

6 6 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning What You Should Know: The two safest and most direct evacuation routes. The location of campus emergency phones, first aid kits, automated external defibrillators (AED), and fire extinguishers. The location of designated assembly locations outside of the facility. Locations of shelter-in-place for a severe weather event. How to respond to various emergencies --- Read the Emergency Action Plan!

7 7 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Types of possible incidents: I.Fire II.Violent Incident III.Suspicious Person/Object IV.Hazardous Material V.Tornado VI.Earthquake VII.Bomb Threat VIII.Power Failure

8 8 Emergencies Fire or Suspected Fire Bomb Threats (May require shelter in place or evacuation) Loss of Electrical Power? Indoor Hazardous Materials Flooding Active Shooter (Run, Hide, Fight) see Campus Police for details Earthquake EvacuateShelter Severe Weather Exterior Hazardous Materials When instructed by Campus Authorities Other: NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning

9 9 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Assembly Map

10 10 Office of Emergency Management and Planning Areas in GREEN are designated as assembly areas during evacuations. Areas in RED are potentially dangerous and designated for emergency response only.

11 11 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning How do I share this with my class?

12 12 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Emergency Preparation Share emergency response information with students during the first week of class and throughout the semester.Share emergency response information with students during the first week of class and throughout the semester. Review assembly and shelter sites, locations of resources, and where to find more information.Review assembly and shelter sites, locations of resources, and where to find more information. Utilize existing resources, such as the Campus Safety Video, nvcc.edu/emergency website, and emergency procedures poster.Utilize existing resources, such as the Campus Safety Video, nvcc.edu/emergency website, and emergency procedures poster. Encourage students to sign up for NOVA Alerts.Encourage students to sign up for NOVA Alerts. Assure that persons with disabilities have the information that they need. You should be familiar with their plan.Assure that persons with disabilities have the information that they need. You should be familiar with their plan. Assure all students evacuate the building or move to the safe shelter area immediately in the event of an emergency or a drill and that doors are closed as buildings are evacuated. Attempt to account for all students.Assure all students evacuate the building or move to the safe shelter area immediately in the event of an emergency or a drill and that doors are closed as buildings are evacuated. Attempt to account for all students.

13 13 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Resources

14 14 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Get Info NOVA Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Emergency procedure posters in classrooms and across campus

15 15 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Get Help Panic buttons on classroom and office phones Emergency phones found in hallways Emergency phones found outside around campus

16 16 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Extinguishers Interior extinguishers in hallways and some classrooms Exterior water extinguishers by building entrances for small mulch fires

17 17 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning EMERGENCY!!! Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in every campus building Green severe weather shelter area signs designate safe locations during a shelter-in-place emergency

18 18 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Good communications is the key to crisis awareness. Sign up for NOVA Alert at: Get Alerted

19 19 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Right Now: Add NOVA Police into your cell phone: Next 24 hours: Sign up for NOVA Alerts at Read the Emergency Action Plan found on Click to find the Emergency Action Plan Homework

20 20 NOVA Northern Virginia Community College Office of Emergency Management and Planning Questions and Thank you!! Thank you for your time. OEMP appreciates your effort in making the NOVA Campuses a safe and rewarding place to attend school and work. Should you desire further information on how to be prepared, please contact: –Justin Miller, Emergency Coordinator/Planner –NVCC resources available at –Campus Police at –Additional resources from FEMA at


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