To seek safety within the building that one already occupies. If you are outside when the emergency takes place, seek shelter from the hazard by sheltering in the nearest building. If you cannot evacuate a building for whatever reason, seek shelter in a nearby room.
SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. Let an authority know right away. Call Campus Safety Services at 613-520-4444 or extension 4444 from a Carleton landline.
KNOW THE SAFE AREAS TO SEEK SHELTER. Identify rooms that can close and lock, have walls from ceiling to floor.
ALERT OTHERS. Make everyone aware of the situation when seeking shelter.
REACT. Immediately find a safe room.
SECURE. Ensure that you close and lock the room.
DECIDE. Make a decision to determine what the best course of action is for the situation.
HELP FIRST RESPONDERS. If near a window, hang brightly coloured objects from the window.
CONTACT CAMPUS SAFETY SERVICES. Contact Campus Safety Services at 613-520-4444 or extension 4444 from any university phone and identify your location and any risks that you notice.
BE SAFE AFTER
HELP FIRST RESPONDERS. Provide information if you saw something critical. Remain calm and follow instructions.
SEEK HELP TO COPE WITH TRAUMA. Consider seeking professional help to cope with the long-term effects of trauma.