HUSKER VOLLEYBALL CAMP
EMERGENCY ACTION PROCEDURES
The Head Coach or Camp Director should review these procedures with campers and camp staff prior to the start of camp. When utilizing campus residence halls, the Head Coach or Camp Director should conduct a “fire drill” on the first day of camp so that campers understand how and where to exit the building and know the designated location for assembling outside.
Camp staff must account for their campers at all times.
Camp staff should keep camp attendance roster(s) with them at all times. Camp staff should regularly check and update attendance against the roster(s), particularly in transition times when campers have moved from one camp location to another.
The Head Coach or Camp Director should begin each day by checking the weather forecast. Bad weather should not come as a surprise.
While a Camp is in session, the Head Coach or Camp Director shall monitor the weather and, if severe weather poses a threat to safety of campers and Camp Staff, immediately direct them to a “safe shelter” location and notify the Athletics Camp Manager.
Prior to the start of a Camp, the Head Coach or Camp Director shall determine a “safe shelter” location for each facility and field. The Head Coach or Camp Director shall notify Campers and camp staff of these locations when they arrive at a facility or field to begin Camp activities.
If lightning threatens when campers or camp staff are inside, they should:
If lightning threatens when campers or camp staff are outside, they should:
A person struck by lightning receives a severe electrical shock and may be burned, but they carry no electrical charge and can be handled safely. If necessary, move the victim with care to safer location (remember, do not seek shelter under a tree). Evaluate and treat the person for shock, fractures and/or burns. A person struck by lightning can often be revived by prompt mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and cardiac compression (CPR).
TORNADO OR TORNADO WARNING
Lincoln/Lancaster County Emergency Management will activate emergency sirens upon confirmation of a tornado. The duration of sirens is 3 minutes. Campers and camp staff should seek safe shelter upon activation of the sirens. It is not safe to leave the shelter until local radio, television stations or authorized campus emergency personnel announce that the warning has expired.
Where available, the University may provide supplemental notification of Lincoln/Lancaster County Emergency Management tornado warnings through one of the following methods:
Safety procedures when campers or camp staff are inside:
Safety procedures when campers or camp staff are outside:
Camp staff are responsible for escorting campers with mobility impairments or physical disabilities to safety in a shelter in the event of a tornado or tornado warning.
Fires can cause serious injury, death and property loss. Be aware that fires may exist alone or in conjunction with another type of emergency, such as explosion, tornado or chemical spill.
FIRE IN A BUILDING
If a camp staff member chooses to use a fire extinguisher:
EXPLOSION IN A BUILDING
During an evacuation:
After a flood:
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus is in a “moderate earthquake hazard zone”. Earthquakes are unpredictable and may strike without warning. Earthquake injuries usually result from falling debris. Disruption of communication lines, light and power lines, and sewer and water mains can be expected.
If an earthquake strikes when campers and camp staff are inside, they should:
If an earthquake strikes when campers and camp staff are outside, they should
If an earthquake strikes when campers or camp staff are in a vehicle, they should:
After the tremor is over, camp staff should: