Safety and Emergency Preparedness

佐治亚理工学院 takes an integrated approach to campus safety and security. 的 佐治亚理工学院 Police Department (GTPD) Office of 应急管理 and 通信 is focused on helping the Institute reduce the effects of 灾害 through preparedness, 响应, 复苏, 以及缓解活动. This office is responsible for implementing 佐治亚理工学院’s Emergency Operations Plan and for working with building managers to create comprehensive emergency plans for their particular locations. To assure that ongoing concerns are addressed, Georgia Teach has a Crisis Management Team that meets quarterly and includes representatives from key departments. This team provides policy-level guidance to campus operational departments prior to and during emergencies, 灾害, 或者其他危机.

Emergencies can range from annoyingly inconvenient to completely devastating. To prepare for crisis situations, 应急管理 conducts vulnerability assessments across campus and continually reviews preparedness and 响应 procedures to enhance safety. Plans are in place to address emergencies ranging from natural 灾害 to bomb threats. 的se plans are routinely exercised with local first responders including APD, AFD, and AFCEMA. 

When a significant campus emergency occurs, updates will be shared via the 佐治亚理工学院 主页 and the appropriate social media channels. 的 佐治亚理工学院 Emergency Notification System (GTENS) will be utilized as appropriate.

的 应急管理 office also oversees the following initiatives: