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Explosion, Aircraft Crash, or Similar Incident

  1. Immediately take cover under tables, desks, or anything that will give protection against falling glass or debris.
  2. Notify OPS at (309) 298-1949 when it is safe to do so. Give your name and describe the location and nature of the emergency.
  3. If told to leave the building by OPS, walk to the nearest exit and advise others to do the same.
  4. If individuals cannot exit the building using the stairs, they should proceed to an Area of Safe Refuge to await further assistance.
  5. If a fire breaks out, do not use the elevators.
  6. Once outside, move to a clear area away from the affected building. Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and personnel.
  7. If requested, assist OPS.
  8. Do not return to an evacuated building unless instructed to do so by OPS.