UDM Logo

Crisis Protocol: Tornado

Definitions

Procedure

Once you hear the containment Alert Signal you should immediately seek shelter.

Building Shelter

  1. Move to the interior hallways in the basement or lowest floor.
  2. Avoid areas with glass, shelving or heavy equipment.
  3. If possible, seek shelter under a desk.
  4. Sit on the floor and cover your head with your arms.
  5. Remain at this location until the Department of Public Safety or University official tell you it is safe to leave.

Vehicle Shelter

  1. Get out of the vehicle.
  2. Immediately get into a ditch or ravine.
  3. Cover your head with your arms.