Kentucky Community and Technical College System Emergency Response/Crisis Management Policy | KCTCS

Administrative Policies

Emergency Response/Crisis Management Policy

Policy Number: 3.3.17

Current Effective Date: 01/01/2020

Original Effective Date: 04/30/1999

Revision Dates: 08/26/2003, 05/31/2006, 04/21/2009, 01/01/2020

Revision Number: 4

Revision Summary: Updated to new format, new procedure created

Responsible Official: Vice President, Administrative Services

References: Administrative Procedure 5.2.3-P

1. Purpose

To establish the criteria for emergency response, critical incident notification, and Emergency Operations Plans that are to be followed by all KCTCS Colleges and the System Office.

2.  Scope

This policy applied to all KCTCS colleges and the System Office.

3.  Policy

To protect the health, safety, and welfare of KCTCS students, employees, and other stakeholders and to preserve and properly steward the resources of KCTCS institutions, each KCTCS College and the System Office shall create and maintain current and effective processes to respond to emergencies on KCTCS owned or controlled premises or in connection with KCTCS activities, and to coordinate and communicate with KCTCS Stakeholders regarding same. Such processes shall include emergency response teams, crisis management teams, plans for emergency operations, and other functions as the KCTCS President may determine. College Presidents may also implement college-level plans to supplement and complement System-wide plans and processes.

KCTCS institutions shall provide appropriate training and awareness to students, employees, and other stakeholders. on applicable emergency procedures as the institution President shall determine.

4. Procedure

Administrative Procedure 5.2.3-P implements this policy.