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TORNADOES

Although the occurrence of tornadoes in the District of Columbia is rare, it can happen.  Please follow the instructions given below:

  1. Move away from the perimeter of the building.
  2. Close the door to all exterior offices.
  3. Go to the center of the building.
  4. Sit down and protect your head with your arms.
  5. Do not evacuate the building.
  6. Do not use the elevators.
  7. If you are caught in an outside office, seek protection under a desk, as far away from the glass as possible.
  8. REMAIN CALM, and encourage those around you to do the same.
  9. Wait for further instructions from the Property Management Office or Security Personnel over the Building Communication System.

 

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