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Building emergencies

Emergency phone numbers:

 1.  Capitol Police at 608-266-7700
 2.  9-911
 3.  Your Supervisor
 4.  Your designated building contact

Life Threatening emergencies include:

*Fire emergency
  Please review the Fire Emergency Plan for your facility, learn your role in the plan and
  act to evacuate the building.

*Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm
  Please review the Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Plan for your facility, learn your
  role in the plan and seek shelter.

*Bomb Threat
  Please review the Bomb Threat Plan for your facility, learn your role in the plan and
  act to evacuate the building

*Active Shooter

  1.  RUN: Have an escape route in mind
             Leave your belongings behind
             Keep your hands visible 
  2.  HIDE: Hide in an area out of the shooter’s view
              Block entry to your hiding place and lock the doors
              Silence your cell phone and/or pager
  3.  FIGHT: As a last resort and only when your life is in imminent danger
               Attempt to incapacitate the shooter
               Act with physical aggression and throw items at the active shooter
  4.  CALL 911 when it is safe to do so
  5.  AWAIT LAW ENFORCEMENT:
               Upon their arrival, stay calm and follow instructions
               Raise empty hands and spread fingers – keep them visible
               Avoid quick movements toward officers
               Avoid pointing, screaming or yelling

*Utility Leaks
     If you smell gas:  Act to evacuate the building.
     Call emergency numbers above ONLY after you have exited the building.

*First Aid and Emergency Care
  The primary objectives include: Stay calm and direct someone to call 911
                                                  Control shock or hemorrhage
                                                  Control the injury from worsening, until
                                                  emergency personnel arrives
  Anyone who has First Aid/CPR/CCR training and feels comfortable providing that aid
  may do so.  Anyone willing to assist an individual in need may also do so.  
  At Hill Farms, completely stocked First Aid/Bio-Hazard kits are inside the fire cabinet
  on each floor and AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) are located in fire
  cabinets on odd-numbered floors.    
  Please review the First Aid and Emergency Care Plan for your facility to learn the
  location of supplies.

Non-Life Threatening emergencies include

Plumbing emergencies
The most common emergency associated with plumbing is uncontrolled water. This could be caused by a burst pipe or a broken fixture. In each case, try to locate the valve and shut off the water to minimize the damage. Failing this, locate the maintenance person and direct them to the problem
Physical damage to a building
Call the maintenance contact and then act to minimize damage to the property and minimize the breach to security.      
Snow/ice emergency
Act to minimize the danger. Either salt, sand or put up a sign and then call the maintenance contact to report the problem.

Central Office, Madison (Hill Farms)
DOA Building and Grounds Superintendent:
Terry Dunn (608) 266-1097

Madison & De Forest
Environment Control:
Pat Donahue, (608) 444-3468

Southeast, Southwest, North Central and Northwest
Each designated building contact has authority to appropriately respond to the building emergency; but, it is also necessary to notify the appropriate WisDOT Facility Services contact person

Northeast
Pfefferle Management
Green Bay and Sheboygan
greenbaymaintenance@pfefferle.biz
(920) 884-5090
Except Green Bay and Sheboygan
appletonmaintenance@pfeffele.biz
(920) 730-4280

Last updated: July 21, 2017

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