In some instances (e.g. , smoke or fire is immediately outside your room, or there is a hazard outside), it may be safer to “shelter-in-place” than it is to evacuate.  Shelter-in-place procedures vary depending on the type of hazard. Below are several emergencies for which you may need to shelter-in-place.

Fire or Smoke and You Cannot Evacuate:

Airborne Chemical Hazard:

Active Shooter / Violent Intruder:

Severe Weather Incident: