In an emergency where students and staff must evacuate the building immediately, having the right supplies on hand can mean the difference between life and death. All schools, administrative sites and head engineers have emergency evacuation "Go Kits" that are equipped with some emergency supplies.
Administration Go Kits are heavy-duty backpacks on wheels are filled with items, such as.
In addition to the above items, Building Engineers' Go Kits also contain:
Over 2,200 classrooms have been equipped with Classroom Go Kits over the summer of 2009.
Each school has a well-stocked emergency medical kit, which the lead school nurse from Health Services reviews and stocks annually. School staff are designated for evacuating with the emergency medical kits, site plans, emergency phone numbers and cell phones.