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​​​​​​Occurring Disaster and Emergency Response

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Upon the impact of a sudden event on the School, the School Response Controller (SRC) should:

  1. Assess safety of students and staff.
  2. Advise Emergency Services if required.
  3. Implement Lockdown, Evacuation or Temporary Closure if required.
  4. Brief the Regional Response Controller (RRC).
  5. Monitor impact of event and response.
  6. Commence the Communication Strategy as practicable.

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For information on closed educational facilities during a disaster or emergency event, visit the DET school closures website.

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Last updated
20 September 2017