Also call CAMPUS SAFETY 24 hours/7 days a week:

1. Give your name.
2. Give the building number and room number or other specific location.
(This is crucial because the emergency dispatcher phone may not necessarily display the same information).
3. Give the phone number from which you are calling, including the extension number.
4. Describe the situation or victim's condition clearly and accurately.
5. DO NOT HANG UP! Let the person you are talking to end the conversation; other information may be needed.

Active Shooter Addressing Disruptive Students Bomb Threat
Earthquake Chemical Solvents & Radiological Spills Explosion
Hazardous Materials Evacuations Including Disabled Persons Fire
Power Outage Weapons or Dangerous Objects Threatening behavior
  Campus Lockdown & Severe Weather  


Some emergencies may require evacuation of the building. In this event:
1. Verbal notice or fire bells will be used to sound the evacuation.
2. Remain cairn and orderly: Walk quickly but do not run. See "Evacuation of Disabled Persons."
3. Follow instructions of the Campus Safety or other emergency personnel.
4. Seek out and give needed assistance to any disabled persons in the area.
5. If time permits, turn off the power to all electrical equipment and close doors.
6. Exit using the stairway. Do not use elevators.
7. Go to an open, outside area away from the building as identified on evacuation color chart. Keep roadways and walkways clear for emergency vehicles.
8. Wait for instructions. Do not reenter the building until instructed to do so by the Campus Safety or other emergency personnel.
Non-ambulatory persons (persons in wheelchairs):
There are many considerations when moving a person in a wheelchair. Wheelchairs have movable parts; some are not designed to withstand the stress of lifting. You may have to remove the chair batteries. Life-support equipment may be attached. Lifting a person with minimal ability to move may be dangerous to their well being. Always consult with the person in the chair regarding:
1. The number of people necessary for assistance
2. Ways of being removed from the wheelchair
3. Whether a seat cushion or pad should be brought along if he/she is removed from the chair
4. Whether to extend or bend extremities when lifting because of pain, catheter, leg bags, prosthesis, braces, etc.
5. Being carried forward or backward on a flight of stairs.
6. The type of assistance necessary after evacuation.Map Fullerton College Evacuation Areas Map

REMEMBER: If you have to call 9-911, always also call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.

Visually impaired persons: Tell the person the nature of the emergency and offer to guide him/her to the nearest emergency exit. Have the person take your elbow and escort him/her.
Hearing-impaired persons: To warn an individual get the person's attention with a gesture or a light tap on the arm or shoulder, and either write a note telling what the emergency is and the nearest evacuation route, or gesture to indicate that the person should come with you. An example of a note: "Fire—go out the back door, turn right and go down. Now!"
To warn a group, get the group's attention by flashing the room lights on and off—then gesture to indicate that the group should come with you. If there is a chalkboard on which you can write a note that all can see, use it.
Persons using crutches, canes or walkers: Carrying options include using a two-person, locked-arm position or having the person sit in a sturdy chair, preferably one with arms.
Disabled persons not able to evacuate: Advise the disabled person that you will notify Campus Safety and that an officer will respond to assist him/her with their evaluation.

1. Notify Campus Safety, 714 992-7777
2. If evacuation of the building is required, exit using the stairway. Do not attempt to use elevators. Seek out any disabled persons and provide assistance if possible.
3. Laboratory personnel should secure experiments or activities that may present a danger with the electrical power off or when it is restored unexpectedly Notify the lab supervisor immediately and contact the site administrator if a specific hazard exists. If there are special procedures you wish to have carried out in the event of a future power outage, make prior arrangements with Maintenance and Operation or Campus Safety.
4. When mechanical ventilation is interrupted, chemical vapors may reach hazardous concentrations. To avoid this, use natural ventilation and clean up or put away chemicals and close containers. If this is not possible, evacuate and prevent persons from entering until power is restored.
If people are trapped in an elevator:
1. Tell the passengers to stay calm and that you will get help.
2. Call the Campus Safety,714-992-7777.

If you receive a bomb threat over the telephone, remain calm and ask:
1. When is it going to explode?
2. Where is it right now?
3. What does it look like?
4. What kind of bomb is it?
5. What will cause it to explode?
6. Did you place the bomb? When? Why?
7. Where are you now?
8. What is your name? Phone number? Address?
Pay attention for, and take notes about:
1. Exact wording of call
2. Background sounds/noises
3. Describe the caller's voice
4. Did you recognize the voice?
5. Describe the language used. Well spoken? Irrational? Foul?
6. Your thoughts.

Call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.

In the event of an explosion in the building, employees should take the following actions:
1. Immediately take cover under tables, desks or other such objects which will give protection against flying glass and debris.
2. After the effects of the explosion have subsided, call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.
3. If necessary, activate the building alarm system.
4. Evacuate the immediate area of the explosion.
5. Seek and assist injured and disabled persons to evacuate the building. Exit using the stairway. Do not use elevators.
6. Once outside, move at least 150 feet away from the affected building. Keep roadways and walkways clear for emergency vehicles.
7. Wait for further instructions from the Campus Safety or other emergency personnel. Do not reenter the building until they instruct you to do so.
Call Campus Safety 714-992-7777 and your site administrator.
You will be given instructions by your site administrator and/or the Campus Safety. In the event you are instructed to evacuate, mentally note anything in your area that appears out of place or suspicious, and report it.

REMEMBER: If you have to call 9-911, always also call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.

These emergency procedures are intended for use in acute situations. Acute situations are severe, intense and sudden. On the other hand, chronic situations are continuous, over a period of time and should be dealt with according to the NOCCCD Police, AP 55003.1.1 for students.

Dealing with individuals who are upset, angry or appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol can be a frustrating or even frightening experience. Such behavior may disrupt normal work activities and cause those responding to feel defensive or threatened. The following information will help you respond to such incidents:

• Call Campus Safety at 714-992-7777 or 9-911. If you call 9-911 notify Campus Safety that 911 had been notified.
Do not attempt to intervene physically or deal with the situation yourself. It is critical that Campus Safety take care of any disruptive or threatening incident.
Do not aggravate, annoy or approach the individual. Try to stabilize the individual by speaking in a low and calm non-threatening voice.
Maintain a safe distance; do not turn your back.
Leave the room or leave the area if the situation escalates. Get yourself and others to safety as quickly as possible.
Unless you are physically attacked, do not touch the individual.
REMEMBER: If you have to call 9-911, always call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.

Know the location of fire extinguishers in your area and how to use them.
Upon discovery of a small fire, call the Fire Department, 9-911, and:
1. Immediately call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.
2. If an appropriate fire extinguisher is available, follow the instructions on it, directing it at the base of the flames.
3. Get help, if necessary.
Upon discovery of a large fire, call the Fire Department, 9-911, and:
1. Pull emergency alarm and give verbal alarm.
2. Call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.
3. Evacuate the building, alerting people as you go. Seek and assist any disabled persons in the area. Exit using the stairway. Do not use elevators to evacuate.
4. Make sure all doors leading to the main hallways are closed to prevent further spread of fire. Do not lock doors.
5. Once outside, move to an open area at least 150 feet away from the affected building. Avoid inner courtyards. Keep roadways and walkways clear for emergency vehicles.
6. Wait for further instruction from the Campus Safety or emergency personnel. Do not re-enter the building until instructed to do so.
If someone's clothes are on fire, have him or her drop to the floor and roll. Smother the fire with a blanket, rug or heavy coat. Call for help. Administer first aid.

During an earthquake:
1. Drop, cover, and hold on.
2. Stay in the building. Do not evacuate.
3. Take shelter under tables, desks,and similar places.
4. Keep away from overhead fixtures, windows, filing cabinets and bookcases.
5. Assist any disabled persons in the area and find a safe place for them.
6. If you are outside, stay outside. Move to an open area away from buildings, trees, power lines and roadways.
After an earthquake:
1. Check for injuries; give or seek first aid.
2. Check for safety hazards; fire, electrical, gas leaks, water supply, etc.
3. Do not use telephones and roadways unless necessary. Keep them open for emergency use.
4. Be prepared for aftershocks.
5. Cooperate, keep informed, remain calm and help clean up.
If evacuation is ordered:
1. Seek out any disabled or injured persons in the area and give assistance, exit using the stairway. Do not use elevators.
2. Beware of falling debris or electrical wires as you exit.
3. Go to an open area away from buildings, trees, power lines and roadways.
4. Wait for further instructions from emergency personnel.

• It is a felony to possess any firearm or firearm replica on school grounds.
• It is a misdemeanor to possess any dirk, dagger, razor, taser or stun gun on school grounds.
• It is a misdemeanor and/or felony to possess, on school grounds, any knife with a blade that either locks into place or has a blade length of or greater than 2 inches.
• It is a misdemeanor to possess any switchblade or gravity- activated knife with a blade length of two or more inches.
• Any other weapons are either unlawful or in violation of the District's Zero Tolerance Policy.
If a student is found in possession of a weapon or other dangerous object...
• Confiscate the weapon or object if it is safe to do so.
• Notify Campus Safety 714-992-7777 and wait for their arrival.
• Retain the confiscated item until the circumstances are investigated by Campus Safety Department.

The following information is provided as a handy source of information needed by people who normally do not work with hazardous materials.
For your safety, remember:
1. Practice SAFETY at all times!
2. Always be CAUTIOUS with hazardous materials!
3. Always BE PREPARED!
• Check the labels for information.
• It pays to know the specific hazards of the chemicals you are handling.
• If you don't know, ask!
• Keep people away—isolate area—call for help (see emergency numbers).
• Help injured persons.
5. REPORT any unusual observations to Plant Operations and Campus Safety immediately!
• Containers in bad condition
• Unusual odors
• Leaky containers
• Illegible or missing labels
• Facility damages
• Equipment damages or malfunctions
6. HANDLE hazardous material carefully.
• Pay attention at all times
• Be alert to your surroundings.
• Ignorance and horseplay can cause serious accidents!
7. Keep your work area CLEAN.
• Good housekeeping is a continuous job!
• Always maintain a clean uncluttered work area.
• DO NOT walk around in spilled material!

If immediate fire hazard exists or medical assistance is required, call the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777. Evacuate area and await assistance.
For spills not involving immediate danger to life or property:
1. Confine the spill.
2. Evacuate the immediate area and limit access.
3. Notify area supervisor.
4. Any spill, which can potentially cause injury to a person or property, must be reported to:
Campus Safety, 714-992-7777

Call the Fire Department, 9-911, and Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.
For a major spill involving external radiation hazard to personnel:
1. Keep all persons as far away from accident scene as is practical.
2. Perform life-saving rescues and emergency first aid, in cases of injuries.
3. Avoid spreading contamination.
4. Call: Campus Safety, 714-992-7777
5. Detain all persons involved with the incident at the scene until they are monitored.
For spills not involving immediate danger to life or property:
1. Confine the spill. If liquid, drop absorbent paper over contamination.
2. Limit access and traffic.
3. Call: Campus Safety, 714-992-7777

When the skin is lacerated by glassware or equipment contaminated with radioactive material, immediately wash the wounded area thoroughly under a stream of cold water.

Ingestion of radioactive materials:
If the person is conscious:
1. Call Campus Safety, 714-992-7777
2. Call Poison Control Center , 9-1-800-876-4766
3. Do not give counteragents unless directed by Poison Control Center or a physician.
4. Do not follow directions for neutralizing poisons found on the container.
If the person is unconscious, call 9-911 and then the Campus Safety, 714-992-7777.


Active Shooter: An active shooter is a situation where one or more suspects participate in a random or systematic shooting spree. These situations are dynamic and evolve rapidly. They require immediate response by law enforcement to stop the shooting. The following information may keep you safe during these situations. Individuals should take an active role in their personal safety.


Students should:

Staff should:

Campus Safety and the PIO can send emergency broadcasts through the college telephone system. Obey any directions from these broadcasts. FC also has an emergency radio system throughout the campus. You may be notified by a building or floor marshal to evacuate or shelter in place (lockdown) during an emergency.

Planning and Preparation:


Trapped with shooter in the same room

Shelter in place or lockdown


General safety concerns:


Shelter-In-Place or lockdown is an action taken to increase safety of individuals on campus during an emergency. The action is to stay in a locked area of the building. The emergency may include the following situations:

Active Shooter Police Action on Campus Civil Unrest
Severe Weather Accidental Chemical Spill Radiological Incident

The notice to Shelter-In-Place or lockdown may be issued by Campus Safety, the PIO or College Administration. The notice may be received by word of mouth, emergency radio system, Cisco Phone system, text messaging or other means. Respond immediately to a notice of Shelter-In-Place or lockdown.

Active Shooter Situations

Severe Weather or Civil Unrest

Chemical or Radiological Incidents