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UPennAlert Drill: September 22

September 13, 2011, Volume 58, No. 03

Penn’s Division of Public Safety will conduct a UPennAlert Emergency Notification Test with a campus-wide shelter-in-place awareness drill, Thursday, September 22, at 2:55 p.m. 

Public Safety will send messages to all registered members of the UPennAlert System, instructing recipients to become familiar with the shelter locations in campus buildings in the event of a possible chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or weather-related emergency. See the Public Safety’s website to register or update your information, www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/PennReady/UPennAlert.asp

Penn’s Siren Outdoor System, Penn SOS, will transmit a 15-second siren and emergency voice messages to the outdoor campus environment.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Public Safety and the Philadelphia Fire Department will hold the annual Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness Day as a part of the national campaign for campus fire safety and emergency preparedness. Personnel will be at intersections across campus distributing safety literature and answering safety questions.

Almanac - September 13, 2011, Volume 58, No. 03