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Colleges to conduct evacuation drill
April 11, 2008

PULLMAN—The WSU Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy will conduct an evacuation drill on Monday, April 14, at 8:50 a.m.

The exercise is expected to last less than an hour overall although classes will return to the buildings as soon as possible.  Passersby may notice faculty, staff and students in designated gathering areas and various people using handheld radios.  College officials stress that this will only be a drill and should not be a cause for alarm.

Also participating in the exercise will be WSU Police and Fire Services as well as the WSU Office of Emergency Management.  The emergency response vehicles will not … » More …

Preparedness drill tests campus systems
August 11, 2005

WSU seems positioned to operate well in case of an emergency.

That’s the assessment after an exercise Friday morning, Aug. 12, that tested emergency response at the Pullman campus.

The WSU scenario followed an emergency drill, beginning about 3 a.m., that was completed successfully in the northeast part of campus by WSU and Pullman police and the Pullman fire department.

Beginning at 7 a.m. and concluding at about noon, the WSU emergency response team used the earlier drill to simulate its own response.

WSU apparently passed the test.

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