Alert Beacons

In the event of an emergency, UNTHSC staff will activate wall mounted Alert Beacons in prominent locations throughout the UNTHSC campus to complement the Red Alert system.

Purpose

The purpose of activating an Alert Beacon isto capture the attention of building occupants at a distance with flashing lights and sound in the event of an emergency posing a threat to life safety or property. Upon activation, the beacon displays a custom message about the nature of the emergency and how to respond.

Instruction

If you hear or see an Alert Beacon activate:

  • Locate the closest beacon
  • Read the custom message
  • Follow the message instructions

Examples

The UNTHSC may activate the Alert Beacons

  • Natural Hazards (tornados, winter weather)
  • Technological Hazards (gas leak, fire)
  • Human Caused Threats (campus violence, bomb threat)

Locations

Patient Care Center (PCC)

  • Patient waiting area on each floor

Library

  • On each level

Center for BioHealth (CBH)

  • 100 – Radiology Associates
  • 220 – Alcon Auditorium

Carl E. Everett Education and Administration (EAD)

  • 108 – Luibel Hall

Medical Education and Training (MET)

  • 124 – Auditorium
  • 125 – Auditorium

Research and Education (RES)

  • 100 – Everett Hall
  • 114 – Beyer Hall
  • Gross Anatomy Lab

This page was last modified on July 19, 2016