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Update – March 13, 2015

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Good Afternoon San Jacinto College Community –

Before you leave on Spring Break I wanted to update you on a couple of items.

1. Building Evacuation Drills (BED) – In the past, we have practiced announced BEDs, but after Spring Break we will begin practicing unannounced BEDs to more accurately evaluate the College’s response readiness for emergencies. The attached memo  describes the evacuation process and gives some guidance. Please read it and share with others who do not have email and also share this with your students.  As we conduct these unannounced BEDs, our goal is to evaluate our response time, compliance, and identify gaps and opportunities for improvements.  It is important that you, your students, your department personnel, and building occupants participate in the BEDs.  The best way to plan our response to an actual emergency is to practice and improve our response. It is easy to think that an event couldn’t happen at San Jacinto College, but we need to prepare so that if something does happen, we are ready to respond.  Read the rest of this entry »