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Emergency Procedures, Checklist and Contact List

Gold Control Procedures

  1. Silver escalates to Gold
  2. Gold liaison with Silver
  3. Assess capability of local teams to handle situation
  4. Ensure that Bronze leaders remain on site to maintain emergency response
  5. Support Silver in approval of additional resources
  6. With Press Office manage media response, approve all press releases
  7. Alert VC, SMB, UoR, Council, HEFCE as required
  8. Consider reputation, costs, interruption time, recovery, compliance & insurance implications
  9. Identify opportunities or advantages from the incident
  10. Continually assess implications of incident


  • Ensure adequate evacuation & access control
  • Contain incident
  • Maintain event log
  • Internal & external communications
  • Relevant 3rd parties notified
  • Business continuity & recovery underway

Further in depth information can be found in the appendices to the Major Incident Plan.

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Emergency contact details

If you believe that a crisis is developing involving the University, its staff or students call Security Services:

0118 378 6300


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