What to do in the event of ...
- Fire / Fire Alarm
- Bomb Threat
- Tornado / Severe Weather
- Evacuation / Shelter in Place
- Suspicious Letter / Package / Substance
- Civil Disorder / Riot
- Gas Leak / Odor
- Utility (power) Outage
- Threat Level Red
- Medical Emergency
- Chemical Emergency
- Radiation Emergency
How to safeguard yourself and the University ...
- In An Emergency
- Be Aware, Be Alert
- Be Secure
- Plan Ahead, Be Prepared
- Miscellaneous Questions and Answers
Hospital Emergency Codes
- Code RED -- Fire
- Code GRAY -- Tornado or severe weather
- Code BLACK -- Bomb or bomb threat
- Code ORANGE -- Hazardous chemical, biological, or radioactive incident
- Code BLUE -- Medical Emergency
- Code WHITE -- Snow or weather emergency
- Code YELLOW -- Disaster, either internal or external
- Code GREEN -- Building evacuation
- Code BROWN -- Missing adult patient
- Code ADAM -- Missing or abducted child
- Code COPPER -- Communication Involving Utility Failure
- Code VIOLET -- Violent Situation
In the event of an odor of natural gas:
- If you are on campus, contact UT police at x-2600. If you are off campus, call 9-1-1. Give your name, the location of the odor, etc.
- Warn others in the immediate area.
- Vacate and secure area. Post a "DO NOT ENTER" sign on the door to the room.
- Evacuate the building, if required and move at least 300 feet away from the suspected source of the gas leak (use the building fire alarm system, only if instructed to do so).
- Meet with and assist emergency response personnel.
- Prevent sources of ignition (cigarettes, electrical equipment, etc.)
- Do not re-enter building or outside area until cleared by authorized personnel.