Emergency Procedure Quick Reference Guide

Last Updated: 3/6/2020 1:29 PM

Emergency Management Quick Reference Guide


School emergencies are unexpected, unpredictable, and can take many forms. This quick and easy reference guide is for immediate response, is not a complete school safety plan, but does use FEMA’s four categories of school-related emergencies.



No one can be fully prepared for everything that can happen, but planning and practice are essential to determining how people will react in a crisis or emergency.

  • Think safety first.
  • Use common sense and training.
  • Act quickly and calmly.
  • Be factual and hold emotions in check when dealing with students and the community.


Universal Emergency Procedures