Missouri State University

Emergency Quick Reference

Missouri State University Department of Safety and Transportation

Emergency Quick Reference

EvacuationFireEarthquakeHostile IntruderTornadoMedical/Other Emergency
  1. Remain calm.
  2. Do not use elevators.
  3. Walk to shelter areas and tell others to do the same.
  4. Offer to help those who need assistance.
  5. Once outside stay about 500 feet away from the building.
  6. Do not return to the building until an all clear is given.
  7. Do not leave the shelter area unless you have told someone you are leaving.
  1. Remain calm.
  2. Call 911 to report the fire.
  3. Do not use elevators.
  4. Immediately evacuate.
  5. Offer to help those who need assistance.
  6. Use building exits to go to shelter area.
  7. Do not return to the building until an all clear is given.
  1. Remain calm.
  2. Seek shelter in a doorway or under a heavy table.
  3. Do not use elevators.
  4. After shaking stops evacuate the building, avoiding power lines.
  5. Call 911 to report injury or damage.
  6. Offer to help those who need assistance.
  7. Go to shelter area.
  8. Do not return to the building until an all clear is given.
  1. Remain calm.
  2. If you can exit the area safely, do so.
    Help others to exit as well.
  3. Call 911 and report what is occurring and the location.
  4. If you cannot exit the area, take cover and lock or barricade the doors behind you.
  5. If discovered, fight back. Work together with others to defeat the intruder.
  1. Remain calm.
  2. Do not use elevators.
  3. Seek shelter in the lowest level of the building, away from windows.
  4. Do not leave the building.
  5. After tornado has passed, call 911 to report injury or damage; evacuate the building if necessary.
  6. Offer to help those who need assistance.
  7. Walk to shelter area.
  8. Do not return to the building until an all clear is given.
  1. Remain calm.
  2. Call 911 and report the following:
    • Your name
    • Incident type
    • Incident location
    • Description of the incident
  3. For injury/illness:
    • Keep victim still
    • Check breathing
    • Control bleeding
  4. When police arrive give them additional information and ask others to do the same.