Environmental Health and Safety

Emergency Preparedness and Management

REPORT ALL EMERGENCIES BY CALLING 9-1-1!

IF USING A CELL PHONE, CALL 9-1-1 AND ASK FOR CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY POLICE.

Cleveland State University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for its students, employees and surrounding campus community. The most efficient and effective way to realize these goals is for individuals to be prepared before an emergency actually arises. CSU’s emergency preparedness programs are designed to maximize human safety, minimize danger, preserve property and restore normal operations of the University in the event of a major emergency incident.

Emergency Plans

The University has developed an overall Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for the campus. This plan has been created in accordance with principles and strategies set for by the National Incident Management System (NIMS), promulgated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Incorporated into the plan are specific written programs that address general evacuation procedures, critical incidents, hazardous and radioactive materials, pandemic planning and workplace violence.

Contents of the Emergency Operations Plan have been designed and are geared towards first responders and other emergency personnel.

Download: Emergency Operations Plan (EOP – 2013  Emergency Procedure Guidelines for Employees, Students and Visitors

This is a guidance document that is intended for CSU students, employees and visitors on what they should do in the event of a particular type of emergency.

Download: Emergency Procedure Guidelines for Employees, Students and Visitors