Secure! Get inside. Lock outside doors Lockout is called when there is a threat or hazard outside of the school building. Whether it’s due to violence or criminal activity in the immediate neighborhood, or a dangerous animal in the playground, Lockout uses the security of the physical facility to act as protection.
LOCKDOWN! Locks, lights, out of sight. Lockdown is called when there is a threat or hazard inside the school building. From parental custody disputes to intruders to a weapon on campus, Lockdown uses classroom security to protect students and staff from threat.
EVACUATE! To the announced location. Evacuate is called to move students and staff from one location to another.
SHELTER! Hazard and safety strategy. Shelter is called when the need for personal protection is necessary. Training should also include spontaneous events such as tornado, earthquake or hazmat.
HOLD! In your classroom. Clear the halls. There may be situations that require students to remain in their classrooms. For example, an altercation in the hallway may demand keeping students out of the halls until it is resolved.
An orderly removal of students and staff to a pre-determined host location (or area in building) due to conditions inside the school building.