Be Prepared

What You Can Do

  • Take note of your building’s floor plan and exit routes.
  • Participate in fire drills and safety training programs.
  • Be prepared for winter weather.
  • Report all work-related injuries, illnesses, and hazardous material spills.
  • Be familiar with the designated meeting place outside of the building for your building.
  • Keep a flashlight and battery-operated radio nearby.
  • Locate the nearest fire extinguisher and fire alarm. Learn to use a fire extinguisher.
  • Contact ¬†Environmental Health and Safety For information, call 607-753-2508.
  • Know where to find university emergency information and basic first aid materials.
  • Prepare yourself and your family at home so they know what to do if you are involved in an emergency, including where to go and how to cope until you’re able to get home.

How You Will Be Notified

Your Emergency Information Sources

In the event of a major emergency affecting the campus, the administration will use one or more of the following means to communicate with the university community:

Public Address and Alarms

  • Alarm Bells, Tones, Amplified Voice – these systems, because of their immediacy and proximity, will be used in many potential emergency situations. (Note, these systems are not available in all buildings or all areas of campus.

Campus Emergency Notification System

Web Announcements

Note About 911

Please note that the 911 telephone number is for reporting emergencies only. Do not call 911 to try to obtain information about an emergency situation.