Emergency Operations Plan - Annex XIV: Shelter-In-Place - HAZMAT

This plan describes the general procedures to be followed when Shelter-In-Place is required in response to a major campus emergency. Shelter-In-Place is the action of seeking immediate shelter indoors following a release of hazardous materials to the outside air. The hazardous materials may be chemical, biological, byproducts of a fire (smoke, ash, etc.) or other harmful contaminant.

Applicability / Scope

This plan applies to all UCI owned and operated entities as defined in the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).

This plan will be implemented based on the decision of the On-Scene Incident Commander and will provide guidance to the Zone Captains, Building Coordinators, Floor Wardens, Campus Police, Environmental, Health and Safety Department, Facilities Management, and the whole campus community.