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Emergency Procedures

Prior to your event, you should consider how the needs of people with disabilities will be handled in an emergency.

When planning an event on campus, please remember:

  • All on-site staff should be informed of emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Elevators will not be available during an evacuation. If a participant is unable to exit the building, an approved safe shelter should be identified, and communicated to participants.
  • A staff person should be identified who will inform first responders of the location of the participant who remained in the building.


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