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Flint LOC Disaster Recovery Training

General Emergency Response

 Immediately notify your supervisor. Remain calm, think - Do not panic.

 Sound the alarm or notify other employees. (The alarm sound is a rapid chirping)

 call “9 + 911” - (describe the location of the problem by physical location).

 Be on the look out for other who may need assistance.

 FIRE - evacuate facility avoiding hazard area and meet in the Safe Zone. Which is located at :
Matthews Drive on North Side of building.

 TORNADO - seek shelter inside a room with no exterior walls, away from windows or other possible
flying objects. (See Disaster Layout)

 HURRICANE - seek shelter inside a room with no exterior walls on high ground, away from windows or
other possible flying objects. (See Disaster Layout)

 FLOOD - seek shelter inside a room with no exterior walls and avoid possible electrical sources.

 CHEMICAL - Take bills or shipping papers, make note of container markings, evacuate facility avoiding
hazard area and meet in the Safe Zone.

 BLACKOUT - stay where you are and stop all vehicles. Wait for an adequate source of light before
proceeding.

Instructions for Evacuation

The Safety Representative or Manager will direct facility personnel during emergencies. Should it become
necessary to evacuate the facility, all enclosed areas of the building must be quickly checked and cleared
of personnel that may be unaware of the emergency. All personnel will be instructed to move to the pre-
determined "Safe Zone." Everyone will be accounted for by "head count" and the status of the group
reported to the Safety Representative or Manager.

If a disaster should occur, be on the lookout for others who might be in need of your assistance. This
includes visitors, people who may have been injured, disabled workers, and co-workers who panic. To help
them and yourself, remain calm and confidently direct them. Act quickly and follow the correct procedures
outlined in the plan. Questions or comments regarding these procedures should be directed to your
Manager or the Safety Representative.
Do not attempt to assist in fire or other emergency procedures unless you have been trained and are
qualified to do so. Keep out of the way, stay clear of the facility - do not interfere with emergency
operations. Do not close or lock doors when vacating the facility

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Fire Events / Explosions

 Report the fire immediately to your supervisor or


Safety Representative.

 Upon discovery, remember to REMAIN CALM!


Your self-control could help to prevent injuries and
possible deaths.

 If the fire is containable and you are trained in


proper use of a fire extinguisher put out the fire
and report it immediately to your supervisor who
will complete a notification form and contact the
Safety Representative. (Fire Extinguishers are
located on Disaster Layout)

 If you are unable or untrained to extinguish the fire contact your supervisor or the Safety Representative. If they
are not immediately available call local emergency response / “9 + 911”.

 If you have been instructed to dial the "9 + 911" emergency number, give the name and address of the company
(LSI 4405 Continental Dr. Flint MI, 48507), the location of the fire (i.e. the offices at the southwest corner of the
building) and which entrance would be closest for the fire fighters. Plan to meet them at the entrance and direct
them to the location of the emergency.

 If evacuation of the building is necessary, Notify the other employees to evacuate the facility either by activating
the operable alarm system or informing them by word of mouth and or P.A. system. Proceed to evacuate quickly
and quietly do so via the exits illustrated on the floor plan (Disaster Layout).

 Once you have exited the building, move quickly to the "Safe Zone." When you reach this area, check in with
your supervisor or the Safety Representative and remain with your group until instructed otherwise.

 (The safe zone is located at Matthews Drive on North Side of building.)

Severe Weather / Tornadoes

If severe weather is reported or a tornado warning issued for your area, seek shelter at once! Employees should
locate themselves in the more structurally substantial areas of the facility with no exterior wall if possible (See
Disaster Layout), away from wide free-span roofs, glass and other possible flying objects. Look for shelter under
sturdy furniture. Keep a portable radio and spare batteries on hand (located in LOC Managers Office). Listen for
emergency information and follow the instructions given. If you are caught outside, away from the facility (or any
building), lie flat in a nearby ditch or depression and hold on to something secured to the ground. Listen for the "all
clear" signal before leaving shelter.

 A tornado WATCH is given when weather conditions are considered favorable for creating a tornado - such as
during a severe thunderstorm. If a tornado watch is issued, listen to the radio, keep an eye on the weather and
be ready to take cover if a tornado is spotted.

 A tornado WARNING is issued when a tornado funnel has been visibly sighted or picked up on radar. Take
shelter immediately! Tornadoes can form and move very quickly. Be prepared!

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Blackouts

At times you may lose power to your facility. If this occurs and you are in a enclosed area of the facility, without an
external light source or if it is nighttime do the following:
Stay where you are and stop all vehicles, Wait for an adequate source of light before proceeding, this may be a
return of power to your facility or someone with a flashlight to get you. This will prevent any accident from hitting or
tripping over hazards which one cannot see. Once light is obtained move to your meeting spot designated by
Supervisor in Disaster Recovery Training.

My Meeting Spot Is:_Carton Break area for Carton, Dock 33 inbound desk for Bulk, S&R office for S&R employees

Cataclysmic Events - Earthquakes


Although earthquakes happen unexpectedly, the main thing you can do to prepare for the unexpected is to know
where structurally safe areas of your facility are. This would be under sturdy furniture, against inside walls, and stay
away from windows, hanging objects, and large unsecured objects and furniture. (Most earthquake casualties are
due to falling objects.)

During and after an earthquake:


 If you find yourself outdoors, stay away from buildings, power lines, and areas where falling objects or debris
present a danger.
 If driving, stop and stay with your vehicle. However, don't stop under bridges, power lines, light posts, or trees.
 After the quake, check for injuries and follow first-aid procedures.
 Use the telephone only to report injury or fire.
 Be prepared for aftershocks. Earthquakes can occur in a series over a period of several days with aftershocks
lasting a few seconds to five minutes or more.
 Don't re-enter damaged buildings which can be subject to further damage or collapse. Be prepared to cut
electricity, gas, and water at the main switches and valves. If you smell gas, open doors and windows and shut
off the main gas valve. Leave the building quickly and notify the gas company or the fire department.

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Hurricanes
Because meteorologists can accurately track tropical storms and hurricanes, there is usually time to prepare for
these dangerous storms.

 To prepare secure outdoor materials and equipment, loose objects can become deadly missiles and should
either be anchored securely or brought indoors .
 Have clean, airtight containers on hand for drinking-water storage.
 Board-up windows and draw drapes or lower blinds to protect against flying glass.
 Go to a central office area with few or no windows (See Disaster Layout).
 Don't go out during the calm ("eye") of the storm. This calm sometimes suddenly ends with winds returning from
the opposite direction.
 Listen for the "all clear" notification before leaving shelter.
 Once the storm has passed don't use the telephone or drive unless it is an emergency.

 A hurricane watch is issued for a coastal area when there is a threat that
hurricane conditions could occur within 24 to 36 hours.
 A hurricane warning is issued when hurricane conditions are expected -- high winds (75+ mph)
and/or dangerously high tides and waves.

Floods
Some floods are seasonal and, for the most part, can be prepared for well in advance. Others, brought on by winter
thaw or heavy spring rains, can move quickly with little or no warning. Before the arrival of flood waters you should:

 Secure the work area.


 Secure files and lock up confidential documents.
 Turn off and secure office equipment.
 Close windows and tape them.
 Secure outside materials and operations.
 Be sure adequate clean water, food, and supplies are on hand.

During "flood Stage" avoid contact with electrical devices, sources, or carriers. You become electrically grounded
when standing in water and could be killed by less current than is used by a light bulb.
If the need to evacuate becomes apparent, move to higher ground avoiding water sources such as rivers and
streams. Floodwaters are unpredictable and rapidly rising water can create a current strong enough to pull you
under and carry you away. Don't drive where the water is over bridges or roads, washouts may structurally weaken
roads and bridges causing collapse under vehicle weight or water and may conceal collapsed road sections. When
forced to evacuate on foot, don't cross-flooded areas where the water is above you knees because water depth can
change very quickly and sweep you away. Do not use food contaminated by flood waters and use boiled or bottled
water.

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I acknowledge receiving Disaster Recovery


Training and understand my roles and
responsibilities in the case of a Disaster.

Name:_______________________________
(Print)

Date:________________________________

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