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Emergency plan for secondary school. The Emergency Incident may involve significant threat, damage or injury to property and individuals, and may have a longterm impact on students

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´╗┐Assignment: Emergency plan for secondary school 1. Background ABC secondary school is a grant-in-aid secondary school in Hong Kong. It was founded in 1949 and mainly serves local Chinese. It has an enrolment of approximately 900 students with 60 teachers. In total there were 29 classrooms, three laboratories, a Computer room, a Library, a Geography Room, a Gymnasium, a Great Hall, a canteen and a playground. The school is situated on the hillside and some 800 meters from the city centre. 2. Definitions 2.1 The definition of an emergency The Civil Contingencies Act(2004) of United Kingdom defines an emergency as: ? an event or situation which threatens serious damage to human welfare; ? an event or situation which threatens serious damage to the environment; or ? war, or terrorism, which threatens serious damage to security In practice, ?Emergency? means any unplanned event that can cause death or significant injuries to employees, clients or the public; or that can shut down or disrupt operations, cause physical or environmental damage, or threaten the facility?s ability to perform its public duties. An Emergency incident or crisis can be clarified as an unexpected event which affects the School community, and which causes disruption on a scale, which is beyond the normal coping capability of the School. The Emergency Incident may involve significant threat, damage or injury to property and individuals, and may have a long-term impact on students, staffs, governors and parents. Examples of possible emergency in schools are listed below: ? Extreme weather ? Acts of Violence/Disorderly Behavior ? Biological or Chemical Threat ? Bomb Threat ? Bus Disaster ? Earthquake ? Explosion/Threat of Explosion ? Airplane Crash ? Fire On-Site ? Fire in Surrounding Area ? Urban Flooding ? Loss of Utilities ? Animal Disturbance ? Landslide of hillslope ? Collapse of old building ? Missing Person(s)(including staffs and students) ? Extended Campus Power Outage ? Extended Communication System Failure ? Internet Failure ? Food Borne disease or Food poisoning ? Hazardous Chemical Incident ? Labor Action ? Nuclear or Biological Incident/Attack ? Water System Failure ? Sudden illness(hear attack or paralysis) ...read more.

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Aid and Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation training programs 5.9 Fire and Accident Prevention Measures ?A building inspection is conducted for every school system owned or leased facility once each year. The survey is coordinated by a school safety committee member who has attended formal training on the proper coordination of building inspections ?Custodians conduct monthly inspections of the playground and associated equipment ?Custodians conduct monthly inspections of fire extinguishers. 5.10 The school should develop emergency procedures including the following aspects: ? Suspect Packages and Bomb threat guidance ? Accident and incident reporting procedure ? Risk assessment and safe working practices ? Workplace health and safety ? Hazaous building materials(eg.Asbestos) ? Fire procedures 5.11 Possible Emergency Situation and Emergency Procedure Possible Emergency Situation Emergency Procedure Fire Refer to Section 9 Avian Influenza Refer to Section 10 6. Response 6.1 Internal communication ? When student or staff notifies a emergency incident, he shall report the case immediately to Principal or Form teacher. ? The Form teacher shall then notify the Principal(if not noticed yet). The Principal shall also inform the Emergency Team when considered necessary. ? If injury is noted and/or the emergency situation cannot be handled, the staff shall call the emergency services (i.e. police, fire services, etc.) ? When the emergency incident has been settled, the Principal shall inform all students and staffs on the completion. ? The Emergency Team shall also prepare the Incident Report for the case and issue it to relevant person. 7. Recovery 7.1 Recovery plans must address these issues: ? Physical and Structural ? Business and Fiscal ? Academic ? Psychological and Emotional 7.2 The Response Team organized by administrative staffs determines the scope of an emergency and advises the School Principal. The Emergency Team also establishes response strategies and tactics, deploys resources, and initiates the recovery process. 7.3 Administrative unit will prepare post-event claims based on their loss(es) and submit them to the work group. ...read more.

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? In the event of a closure, pupils should remain at home and updates will be posted on the School?s website regarding the period of closure and the date of reopening. 10.9 Support from the student?s family ? Parents should not send their child to school if they are feeling unwell, have a temperature or have cold/cough symptoms. ? Parents should collect their child promptly from school if requested to do so by the school nurse. ? To avoid rumour and misinformation, the school should be advised immediately of the reason for any students? absence. ?Parents must advise the school if a case of Flu is suspected within the family?s household. 10.10 Training for students and staffs ? Each teacher in discussion with their students will establish a set of health and hygiene routines. ? Aspects of health education relating to Flu will be taught regularly, at the discretion of the class teacher. ? Students? emotional health will be constantly monitored: parents will be contacted if a student appears distressed or overly anxious. 11. Limitations of the Emergency plan ? The emergency plan only give a guideline in case accident happen, it cannot mimic the actual situation. All necessary actions should depend on individual situation. ? There are few laws concerning emergency planning in Hong Kong, thus it is difficult to comply with relevant legislative requirements and other appropriate standards ? Nothing in this plan shall be construed in a manner that limits the use of good judgment and common sense in matters not foreseen or covered by the elements of the plan or any appendices hereto. 12. Document to be kept in the section ? Technical circular: Reporting of accidents/incidents ? Floor plans showing utility lines, emergency egress, fire-fighting equipment ? Diagrams of important chemical systems, utility systems, and special and regular fire extinguishing systems ? Evacuation procedures ? Emergency contact list ? List of equipment ad PPE to be available for use in emergency 13. Useful Phone Numbers and Web links Emergency Services Telephone No. Education Bureau 3456 6789 Regional Police Control Room 2456 8765 Fire Services Department 999 Ambulance 999 ...read more.

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