Emergency Procedures

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

  • In the event of a fire, the staff and students at Eaton will:

    Evacuate the classroom with emergency backpacks to the line up area on the field

    Account for all students and assess missing and/or injured

    Set up a Communication Command Center

    Administer first aid as needed

     

    In the event of an intruder on campus, the staff and students at Eaton will:

    Activate “Run, Hide, Defend” and “Lockdown” procedures

    Close and lock all doors, windows and blinds

    Build barriers in classrooms and remain behind the barriers until police arrive and escort students to safety

     

    In the event of an earthquake, the staff and students at Eaton will:

    Activate “Duck, Cover and Hold” procedures

    Evacuate the classroom with emergency backpacks to the line up area on the field

    Account for all students and assess missing and/or injured

    Set up a Communication Command Center

    Activate Emergency Teams: Search and Rescue, First Aid, Traffic etc.

    Student Release procedures:

    1. Students will only be released to those that are listed on the student’s emergency card.
    2. Please keep your student’s emergency card up to date with the correct names and phone numbers.
    3. Students can be picked up at the Student Release Area.
    4. Photo ID (driver’s licence, California ID or passport) will be required.


    What should parents do if an earthquake happens?

    1. Do not call the school. Lines need to be open for emergency calls and the office will be closed. You can contact the District Office at 408-252-3000 for any updates and the status of our school. Information will be broadcast to parents over local radio stations KNBR -AM 680, KCBS-AM 740, KGO-AM 810, KLIV-AM 1590, KARA-FM 105.7, and/or local television station KNTV-Channel 11(NBC 3)
    2. Do not immediately drive to school. Drop off areas/parking lots will be closed to all traffic and must remain clear for emergency vehicles only. To reduce traffic, walk to school or park your car in the surrounding neighborhood.
    3. The Staff will be in their designated roles:    Command Center, Student Supervision, First Aid, Traffic Control, Search and Rescue, Student Release, Shelter/Sanitation, Food/Water Set-Up, Utility/Fire and Safety.
    4. Students will be released at the Student Release Area.
    5. Adults picking up children must bring Photo ID.
    6. Parents may volunteer to help out as needed.