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Some Metropolitan State employees, students or guests may exhibit anger and violence as a result of difficulties and frustrations within our environment, emotional or psychological struggles, or fear and anxiety over unknown influences. Threats, intimidation and harassment are not tolerated at Metropolitan State University and should not be accepted within the classroom, office or public areas.
Anyone witnessing abuse should feel empowered to respond to the abuser in a professional manner appropriate to your comfort level. Allowing abusers to demonstrate threatening behaviors without a corrective response may validate their conduct and create an environment for continued abuse. The safety officers, administration or the Police Department may also be contacted to support efforts associated with mitigating abusive behaviors. The following items may offer support during these situations.
The purpose of fire drills is to prepare building occupants for an organized evacuation in case of a fire or other emergency. The Safety Director shall be responsible for developing protocols and procedures for building evacuations, the coordination of the fire drills and the evaluation of the drills and adequacy of evacuation plans. More information...
General Evacuation Instructions
NOTE: Mobility impaired individuals are to report to elevator lobbies as a safe haven to wait for assistance from the responding fire department and/or safety officer. Able-bodied individuals may notify fire fighters and the Safety and Security Office of the location of those individuals and, as appropriate, their attendant.