Emergency Management Plan

Type C Emergency

Persons in Crisis Presenting a Problem to Faculty or Staff
Type C Emergency situation is defined as one where a person in crisis presents the problem to a faculty or staff member or is referred by another faculty or staff member and can be successfully dealt with through intervention. (This would most often be referred to as Level 5 incident under the NIMS model.)

  • C-1 Anxiety or distress about college or personal life issues
  • C-2 Anger about college issues or college personnel
  • C-3 Accusations against college personnel
  • C-4 Persons exhibiting symptoms of mental disorder
  • C-5 Loss or grief situation
  • C-6 Serious illness or disease

Type B Emergency

Students or Others in Emergency Situation on Campus
Type B Emergency is defined as one occurring on campus that involves OSUIT Police Officers and possibly outside agencies. In the case of fire or severe injury, employees should contact the Campus Operator directly. The OSUIT Police or Emergency Management Team will make the determination of whether to involve outside agencies. The Emergency Management Team is anticipated to be a resource for both the persons involved in the incident and for witnesses to the incident. (This would most often be referred to as Level 3 or 4 incident under the NIMS model.)

  • B-1 Accidents with injury to one or more persons
  • B-2 Emotional distress which warrants intervention
  • B-3 Situation with possibility of violent behavior
  • B-4 Sexual assault
  • B-5 Weapon on campus
  • B-6 Suicide attempt or threat
  • B-7 Accusations against students or college personnel about illegal activities
  • B-8 Death
  • B-9 Assault and Battery

Type A Emergency

Major Emergency Affecting Campus
Type A Emergency is defined as one involving a serious threat to life or property and probably requiring the assistance of outside agencies. In the case of fire or severe injury, employees should contact the Campus Operator directly. The OSUIT Police or Emergency Management Team will make the determination about involving outside agencies. Type A Emergency would likely involve media attention and a need for a Public Information Office. (This would most often be referred to as Level 1 or 2 incident under the NIMS model.)

  • A-1 Tornado, severe storm, or flood
  • A-2 Fire, explosion, or plane or vehicle crash into building
  • A-3 Environmental hazard
  • A-4 Hostage situation
  • A-5 Gunfire
  • A-6 Bomb threat
  • A-7 Riot
  • A-8 Contagious disease outbreak
View the Full Emergency Management Plan
The Emergency Management Plan describes various types of emergencies and provides the plan of action to take. This document also includes detailed info for all the following plan of actions: C-1 to C-6, B-1 to B-9, and A-1 to A-9.