Mission & Vision

Program Overview

Philosophy of Operations

Emergency Planning

Types of Emergencies

Emergency Level Definitions

Incident Command System


Building Emergency Plan

Working with Outside Resources




Effective communication is critical in all emergency situations!  The Incident Commander and/or Senior Director Environmental Health and Public Safety are responsible for directing all communications activities during an emergency/disaster response.  Purdue ALERT, the Emergency Warning Notification System will be activated based on the incident level and Incident Commander decision.  Purdue ALERT is a multilayered communications approach and is made up of numerous systems/processes to include sirens, email, Purdue Home Page, phone trees, TV/radio and more.