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Emergency Evacuation Kits

Emergency Evacuation Kits

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.

  • Blankets
  • Bright safety vests
  • Whistle with lanyard
  • Duct tape
  • Glow sticks
  • Waterproof matches
  • Dust masks
  • Bandages, burn gel, ice packs
  • Disposable gloves
  • Weather radio, batteries

In addition to the above items, Building Engineers' Go Kits also contain:

  • Prybar
  • Work and chemical gloves
  • Goggles
  • Lantern flashlight and self-generating power flashlight
  • Hard hat

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.