Campus Plans Emergency
April 6, 2004 :: No. 204
Emergency preparedness is the subject of various
activities slated for April — Earthquake Preparedness Month
— at Cal State Fullerton.
Lt. Will Glen, University Police operations commander,
and Quentin Frazier, campus emergency preparedness coordinator,
will discuss “The State of Campus Emergency Readiness”
at noon Wednesday, April 21, in Portola Pavilion of the Titan Student
A screening of “Academic Aftershocks”
is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, April 22. In the 45-minute video,
emergency response professionals, faculty, staff and administrators
discuss the Northridge earthquake’s effect on Cal State Northridge.
Developed by the California Office of Emergency Services and Cal
State Hayward, the video examines crucial issues on the campus in
the hours, days and weeks following the disaster.
At noon April 22, members of the campus search and
rescue team will demonstrate a high-level rescue from the southeast
corner of the Nutwood Parking Structure in Parking Lot C.
“We believe that one of the most important tools
we can provide our campus community is information,” says
Glen. “These types of programs keep campus members aware of
the ongoing efforts to be ready if we’re ever faced with a
Also this month, students, faculty and staff members
will take part in one of the campus’s twice-a-year evacuation
drills. The routine of practicing evacuations was instituted with
the welfare of the campus community in mind.
“With more than 30,000 students on campus, as
well as nearly 5,000 faculty and staff members, we want to make
sure that we’re prepared in the case of any situation in which
campus buildings must be safely and completely evacuated,”
The exercise will last about 20 minutes and will conclude
with an all-clear message.
More information is available on campus emergency
preparation on the emergency information website located at http://www.fullerton.edu/emergencypreparedness.
||Quentin Frazier, University
Police, at 657-278-3572 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pamela McLaren of Public Affairs at 657-278-4852
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