CSM Building Monitor Training Update June 21, 2012 Building Monitor Responsibilities • Acting as a liaison between Administration and the Emergency Operations Center, Building Monitors are responsible for the safety of individuals and property in their area of responsibility. Building Monitors will manage evacuations, check assigned areas, and coordinate emergency operations as necessary. Building monitors will assist other monitors in managing evacuation, checking assigned areas, and coordinating emergency operations as necessary. • Specific Duties Include: • • • Familiarizing personnel (students and faculty and staff) with emergency procedures. Act as liaison between the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and your area of responsibility. Ensure that occupants have vacated your area of responsibility in the event of an evacuation; if safe to do so, check to ensure all personnel have been evacuated safely. Facilities Personnel will assist as sweepers when possible. Know where their Designated Meeting Site is and communicate this information to occupants. Ensure that disabled persons and visitors are assisted in evacuating the building. Evaluate and report problems to the Operations Section Chief after an emergency event. Ensure the 911 information is posted in prominent location • • • • Know Your Building! • Exit Routes • Evacuation Areas • Location of AEDs, Evacuation Chairs, Fire Extinguishers/Alarms, Emergency Bags • What classes are offered in your building? • Are there offices in your building? • Special considerations (e.g. labs) Know Your Emergency Plans • Different types of emergencies (Some require evacuation/others are lock down and stay in place) • Where is the emergency plan located? • Who can help evacuating disabled persons? Equipment Check List Vest Hat Radio Flashlight Emergency Bag Coming Soon: Bullhorns, Whistles, Gloves Practice The Plan • Have you walked through your building? • How would you do an evacuation? – Where would you start? – Where would you end? – Have you covered all areas? • How would you initiate a ‘lock down’ in your building if instructed to do so? – Are there areas that need manual locking? Get Help Executing Your Responsibilities • Are there others you can count on to help? • Have you practiced what you want them to do? • How to engage the faculty in assisting in the event of an emergency Faculty Responsibility • Find out the faculty teaching in your building each semester. Let them know you are the building monitor. • Encourage them to keep a current roster of students. • They are the leader in the class – If an evacuation or lock down is required, they need to lead students; identify any students needing assistance. Emergency Resources • New CSM Emergency Website • District Public Safety Website How Can We Help? • What else do you need to perform your duties as a building monitor? Next Training/Next Steps – Using the Evacuation Chairs – Rehearsing for Lock Down Drill, September 13 – Day and Evening Drill – Establishing Monthly Radio Checks – 3rd Tuesday of the Month, 2:30 p.m.