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Emergency Procedures

 

The school has a plan to ensure the safety of students during any kind of emergency This plan is available in every classroom and from the school office.  Safety drills are conducted regularly.  Emergency equipment, supplies, and communication equipment are kept on site.
 
Finley Emergency Drill Procedures
 
Fire:
1. Fire alarm sounds and lights flash.
2. Students immediately evacuate the room in a calm, organized manner.
3. Teacher closes the door.
4. Teacher walks students to designated location on the field and distributes the student identification cards.
5. Teacher verifies number of present students and writes missing students on verification slip.
6. The designated staff members in charge of student supervision of the student assembly area collect all of the accountability reports and take them to the Command Center.
7. Teacher and students wait for “all clear” signal and return to class.
 
Earthquake:
1. PA announcement of an earthquake event with instructions to duck and cover.
2. When shaking stops PA announcement it’s safe, students immediately evacuate the room.
3. Teacher gathers the emergency bag with the student’s identification cards and roll sheet, walks students out of the room, and leaves the door open for search and rescue.
4. Teacher walks students to designated location on the field and takes roll and completes accountability report.
5. Teacher verifies number of present students and writes missing students on accountability report and has it ready for one of the designated teachers in charge of the student assembly area.
6. The designated teachers in charge of supervision of the student assembly area collect the accountability reports and deliver them to the Command Center.
7. Teacher and students wait for “all clear” signal and return to class.
 
Lockdown:
1. PA announcement of a Lockdown.
2. All people enter first available room that locks.
3. Teacher locks door, students get on ground out of line-of-sight from the windows as best as possible.
4. Teacher takes roll, emails School Office Manager and the principal with the number present and identifies who is missing.
5. If this is a drill, expect a tug on the door.
6. Remain sheltered until notified the danger has passed.
 
Off-Site Evacuation:
1. PA announcement for off-site evacuation.
2. Teachers will line-up class, remembering to bring emergency bag, student identification cards, and roll sheets.
3. Students will walk out the main gate in one continuous line to Indian Village Park, 6060 Hefley Street, Westminster, CA. following the route on our evacuation map.





Finley School participated in the Great American Shakeout on October 15, 2015 with a full simulation that involved all students and staff.  We are very grateful for your support as we strive to follow the 3A Eagle Way and ensure that we Act Safely.