School Safety and Security Standards Toolkit

2.2 Preparedness Standards

2.1

The school district should develop and follow policies and/or procedures that govern access to each facility.

2.2

The school district should integrate the needs of students, staff and visitors with disabilities and others with access and functional needs into all aspects of the district’s comprehensive emergency management program including planning, training, and drilling.

2.3

The school district multi-hazard emergency operations plan should include policies and/or procedures to address public health situations.

2.4

The school district multi-hazard emergency operations plan should include current maps and floor plans that show evacuation options, utility shut-offs at all district facilities and properties.

2.5

The school district multi-hazard emergency operations plan should include procedures for public information, notification, and communication with all stakeholders.

2.6

The school district multi-hazard emergency operations plan should address processes for accounting for all persons, student reunification, and release.

2.7

The school district should educate all stakeholders about their safety and emergency management practices.

2.8

The school district multi-hazard emergency operations plan should include the development and implementation of a comprehensive multi-hazard exercise/drill program in compliance with local, state and federal mandates.

2.9

The school district should adopt mutual-aid agreements, memoranda of understanding, inter-jurisdictional/inter-local agreements, and other agreements to support comprehensive emergency preparedness.

2.10

The school district should document, maintain, and replenish emergency supplies, go-kits and equipment.

2.11

The school district should ensure that each facility has a designated emergency management program liaison.