Isothermal Community College

Learning College Manual

Emergency and Safety Plans


All employees should be aware of the emergency response procedures.  It is important to note all employees have a responsibility to keep themselves and others safe.  College personnel who have specific responsibilities are indicated below.       


Those in leadership/supervisory (i.e. “administrators”) roles have additional safety-related responsibilities: 

  • Ensure a safe and healthy environment.
  • Be knowledgeable, skillful, and safety-conscious. 
  • Review safety and emergency procedures such as evacuation plans, reporting procedures, fire extinguisher locations, and usage, etc., with his/her faculty and staff annually. 
  • Request assistance from the safety coordinator(s) in providing mandatory and other safety training needs.
  • Ensure safety procedures are available in every department and distribute accordingly.
  • Set a good example for subordinates and/or students in working collaboratively with the safety coordinator(s) in promoting safety and ensuring appropriate training for his/her area.
  • Send any questions or concerns to the safety coordinator(s).
  • During an emergency, the administrators should inform all employees under his/her direction of emergency conditions and direct appropriate responses as outlined in the Safety Manual, while maintaining telephone communications.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff should be aware of the College’s safety policies and procedures.  In addition, they should orient students and/or visitors about safety procedures.  During an emergency, the Campus Community should follow appropriate procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual. 

Essential Personnel

Essential personnel shall be identified as needed and will report to fulfill obligations in responding to emergency situations.