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Emergency Operations Plan

Emergencies can occur at any time, without warning. Careful planning, with an emphasis on safety, can enable members of the Palm Beach State College community to respond appropriately to crises and emergencies and may prevent injury and save lives. Every member of the College community is responsible for emergency preparedness.  The College is committed to supporting the safety and welfare of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors.



2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

June 1 through June 7

During this period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax.  

Find out more from the Florida Department of Revenue.



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EOP Section Contents


Emergency Management Team
College Community Roles & Responsibilities
Emergency Communications
Evacuation Planning
Supplies and Equipment


Emergency Operations Center
EOC Locations
Activation of Emergency Management Team
On-Scene Command Post
Evacuation, Lockdown & Shelter in Place


Physical/Structural Recovery
Damage Assessment
Academic Recovery
Business/Fiscal Recovery


Emergency Procedures
Active Shooter
Hostage Situation
Aircraft Crash on Campus
Bomb Threat
Suspicious Packages
Chemical Spill
Criminal Activity, Civil Disturbance or Violence
Sexual Assault or Battery
Medical Emergency
Wildlife/Stray Animals on Campus
Utility Problems and Failures
Catastrophic Public Health Emergency
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