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 Emergencies

As a member of the Purdue Community, you should be familiar with the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook. This manual describes the procedures to follow in a variety of emergencies. As a building occupant, you need to be familiar with your specific building emergency plan.

CPR certified and AED operators

We now have five USDA-ARS people in our building that are certified in CPR and certified to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). These people are located in 241 along with the AED.

If an AED and an operator are needed, they will be glad to help.

Contact: Room 241, 49-40183
Contact: Christie Williams, 49-46763, cwilliams@purdue.edu
Contact: Brandi Schemerhorn, 49-47494, bschemer@purdue.edu

Injury

First Report of Injury Form - Now for ALL Purdue Employees (Micorsoft Word Document)

Immediate Emergency Notification

In a life-threatening emergency dial 911 from a public or campus telephone.

Information Numbers

Building Description

Whistler building consist of 4 floors. There is a sub-basement (in chase of tornado go to this floor), basement, first floor, and a second floor. This building is primarily used for research in the agricultural industry.

EAA Location

A pre-designated safe location near a building where building occupants assemble and report to the Roll Taker(s) after evacuating their building. The Emergency Assembly Area is located at the south end of the building in the grass lot in front of the Food Science building. In chase of evacuation everyone will meet here to take a role by the Role Taker.

Head count as of April 5, 2005
Department
Male
Female
AGRY
10
11
BCHM
13
13
BTNY
19
12
ENTM
20
9
HORT
18
21
Total
80
66
Grand Total
146

Evacuation Plan

When the building needs to be evacuated use the stairs, do not use the elevator. We will meet at the Emergency Assembly Area (EAA). The EAA is at the south end of the building in front of the Food Science building. Shortly after assembly role will be taken by the Role Taker.

Fire Procedure

A building occupant is required by law to evacuate the building when the fire alarm sounds. Do not re-enter the building or work area until you have been instructed to do so by the emergency responders. When the fire alarm sounds exit the building using the stairs, do not use the elevator. We will meet at the Emergency Assembly Area (EAA). The EAA is at the south end of the building in front of the Food Science building. Shortly after assembly role will be taken by the Role Taker.

Tornado

A tornado is defined as a violent rotating column of air extending to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of 250 mph or more. Damage paths can be in excess of one mile wide and 50 miles long. Tornados may occur with little or no advanced warning or siren activation. In some circumstances, it may be necessary to move to a concrete building. When the tornado alarm sounds use the stairs, do not use the elevator, to go to the subbasement level. We will meet at the northeast corner of the building. Shortly after assembly role will be taken by the Role Taker. [More info on tornadoes]

Medical Emergencies
Covered on pages 5-6 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Crime and Violent Behavior
Covered on pages 7-8 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Psychological Crisis
Covered on page 9 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Bomb Threats
Covered on page 10 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Explosion
Covered on page 11 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Hazardous Material Spill/Release
Covered on page 12 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Earthquake
Covered on page 16 of the Purdue Emergency Procedures Handbook

Custodial Services

Title Name Office Number E-mail
Day Supervisor Steve Benner 49-49801 slbenner@purdue.edu
Day General Supervisor Robert Morman 49-95872
rwmorman@purdue.edu
Day Custodial Foreman
Jose Salazar 49-47115 jsalazar@purdue.edu
Night Supervisor Don Blackburn 49-47118 dfblackburn@purdue.edu
Building Coordinator/Day Supervisor Kristal Clark 49-47110 kmuse@purdue.edu
Building Services Director Terry Ashlock 49-41425 tlashlock@purdue.edu

For more information please visit the Building Services website.