In the event of an emergency, Lower Columbia College (LCC) will follow the procedures outlined in The Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The EOP is a comprehensive guide intended to inform and prepare the LCC community for emergencies. The goal in establishing the EOP is to improve the ability of the College to protect lives and property through effective use of College and community resources in emergencies.
The EOP will:
Whenever an emergency affecting the College reaches proportions that cannot be handled using routine measures, the College President or designee may declare a state of emergency, and these contingency guidelines may be implemented.
This EOP is flexible in order to facilitate effective management of various and sudden emergencies. This flexibility allows LCC to accommodate the individual magnitude of severity that each emergency may present.
The procedures outlined in the EOP apply to all employees of Lower Columbia College District 13. Exception is given to those employees working at sites governed by other State or Federal agencies including school districts. Those employees are expected to follow direction and procedures as dictated by the specific site.
The goals of planning for emergency response actions are guided by Lower Columbia College’s overriding emergency priorities, to:
All personnel assigned specific responsibilities are expected to understand and know the policies and procedures outlined in the EOP.
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