If you receive a bomb threat, get as much information from the caller as possible. Keep the caller on the line and record everything that is said. Notify 911 and the building management.
After you've been notified of a bomb threat, do not touch any suspicious packages. Clear the area around the suspicious package and notify 911 immediately. In evacuating a building, avoid standing in front of windows or other potentially hazardous areas. Do not restrict sidewalk or streets to be used by emergency vehicles and officials.
In a building explosion, get out of the building as quickly and calmly as possible.
If items are falling off of bookshelves or from the ceiling, get under a sturdy table or desk.
If there is a fire:
If you are trapped in debris:
Untrained persons should not attempt to rescue people who are inside a collapsed building. Wait for emergency personnel to arrive.
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Last Updated: June 12, 2002