Disaster Response Contact Procedures

 

DISASTER RESPONSE INSTRUCTIONS

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU DISCOVER AN EMERGENCY

AFFECTING LIBRARY COLLECTIONS

 

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FIRST, ENSURE YOUR SAFETY

If the Fire Department is called, they will determine when staff may re-enter. In a Water emergency, potential dangers include electrical shock, exposure to sewage, chemicals, or mold. Do not enter the area until it has been determined safe.

THEN, REPORT THE EMERGENCY

A. FIRE or other life-threatening emergency  --  Call 911 for Fire, Police, and/or Ambulance

B. WATER EMERGENCY

 

During work hours, notify ONE of following (they will contact the others):

 

Elise Calvi, Preservation:                    (315) 877-4831 or (812) 855-8464

Doug Sanders, Preservation:              (812) 856-4463 or (812) 219-2668

Jim Champion, Facilities:                    (812) 855-9299

Wells Access Services:                        (812) 855-4673

 

After hours, notify Physical Plant: 812-855-8728

 

In reporting the emergency, remain calm, and provide the following information:

 

·         Nature and location of the problem

·         When the problem started

·         Your name, location, and phone number

·         Stay on the phone until you have given all the necessary information. Do not be the first to hang up.

 

The full disaster response plan is available here to IU Library Staff (log on necessary)