Fire, Inclement Weather, Lockdown, and Other Disaster Prevention Drills for the 2018-2019 School Year

Discussion of all things related to fire alarms, including alarm systems, fire alarm collections, sirens, sprinklers, fire drills, evacuations, actual fires, building architecture, other kinds of safety drills like tornado and earthquake drills and such, etc.
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Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:36 pm

I’ve posted a few pictures of both the lockdown strobes and the new speaker/strobes on this forum. I’ll post some more on here once I get home from school.
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last tuesday we had a tornado drill and last thursday we had a bus evacuation drill and last friday we had an earthquake drill
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Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:48 pm

So it was a pretty busy week in terms of drills for you guys wasn't it? :P
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Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:54 pm

yeah... we had to do all of those once a month
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Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:44 pm

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yeah... we had to do all of those once a month
Bus Evac drills once a MONTH!? That is the most boring thing ever.
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Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:47 am

Though they do seem to be exciting when you are in elementary school. :wink:
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Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:49 pm

It’s been a long, long time, but...
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last week on monday we had a tsunami drill, last wednesday we had a reunification drill and last friday we had a bomb threat drill

monday we had a fire drill and thursday we had a lockdown drill and yesterday we had a tornado drill
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simplexspectralert wrote:
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last week on monday we had a tsunami drill, last wednesday we had a reunification drill and last friday we had a bomb threat drill

monday we had a fire drill and thursday we had a lockdown drill and yesterday we had a tornado drill
Where do you live that so many drills are required?
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Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:48 am

I do agree that it all seems to be very overwhelming for just one school.
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Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:44 am

Just finished conducting a fire drill on a 4010. This is drill number 4 this year on this system, and then 13th campus-wide.
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So there would have been 9 false alarms then?
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So there would have been 9 false alarms then?
No, 9 other drills around the campus.
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Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:03 pm

Then how are they not counted?
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Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:54 pm

Different buildings i presume
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