Emergency Response Procedures

police sirens and lights Personal Safety
 While Texas A&M University has done much to make this a safe campus, safety ultimately becomes a personal matter. How safe you are depends on your preparation and how much attention you pay to your surroundings.
 • Bomb Threat  • Shelter In place • Traffic Emergencies • Active Shooter Lockdown



hurricane picture Severe Weather
 Severe weather is defined as any aspect of the weather which can pose a threat to life and property. For detailed procedures for the most common severe weather threats, see:
 • Evacuation Procedures Tornado Hurricane Lightning Hail



medical emergency Medical
 A medical emergency is an injury or illness that is acute and poses an immediate threat to a person's life or long-term health. For detailed procedures of medical-related emergencies, see:
 • Influenza First AidPoison Airborne/Foodborne IllnessRadiation




 fire emergency Fire/HazMat
 A fire or hazardous materials incident can occur whether an individual is inside or outside a building, which requires different procedures. For detailed procedures, see:
 • Chemical EvacuationShelter-in-Place Fire Gas Leak