INTRUDER ASSESMENT

  • Directions: Please assess the following areas and answer each question accordingly

  • 1. Team member conducting assesment:

Visitor Policies and Procedures

  • 2. School:

  • 3. Date:

  • 4. Time:

  • 5. Time gained entry:

  • 6. Entrance point:

  • 7. First personal contact:

  • 8. Were all but entry doors locked?

  • 9. Was main entry observed by staff?

  • 10. Were classrooms not easily accessible?

  • 11. Were you directed to the office?

  • 12. Were you escorted to the office?

  • 13. Were you asked to sign-in?

  • 14. Were you asked to show picture ID?

  • 15. Were you given a dated visitor pass?

  • 16. Were visitor passes closely monitored?

  • 17. Were students monitored by staff?

INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITY (PART 2 of 2) - Observations

  • Directions: please assess the following areas and answer each question by selecting YES, NO, or N/A (not applicable)

(G) Grounds and Building Exterior

  • 194. A marquee or sign clearly indicating the school's name is visible from the road?

  • 195. Grounds are fenced in appropriate areas?

  • 196. Grounds are visually separated from adjacent properties?

  • 197. Gates, if present, are secured when not in use?

  • 198. The perimeter of the school building is clear of debris and obstructions?

  • 199. The perimeter of the school building is clear of safety hazards?

  • 200. Mechanical, electrical and other equipment on ground level is surrounded by a protective enclosure?

  • 201. Electrical panel access doors are locked?

  • 202. Shrubs and foliage are trimmed to allow for good line of sight and to prevent people from hiding behind them?

  • 203. The exterior of the building is free of graffiti?

  • 204. Windows have unbroken panes?

  • 205. Signs are posted to indicate any restricted areas?

  • 206. Access to roof is restricted (no climable plantings or architecture)?

  • 207. All portables are secured to their location?

  • 208. All portables are labeled/numbered?

  • 209. Areas surrounding portables are adequately lighted?

  • 210. Portables are surrounded by fencing requiring use of the school's main entry?

  • 211. Double exterior doors have a sturdy center mullion?

  • 212. All exterior doors have non-removable hinge pins?

  • 213. Exterior doors, unless designated for entry, lack exterior hardware?

  • 214. Exterior doors allow for keyed re-entry?

  • 215. All exterior doors are numbered on the outside?

  • 216. The exterior numbers are clearly visible from a distance of at least 50'?

(G-1) Buses and Parking

  • 217. Keys are removed from buses when the driver is not behind the wheel?

  • 218. The bus loading zone is visible from the main office or monitored by staff?

  • 219. Unattended buses do not create a visual obstacle or hinder emergency access?

  • 220. Bus loading and drop-off zones are clearly marked?

  • 221. Student drop off and pick up areas are clearly marked?

  • 222. Fire zones are clearly marked?

  • 223. Parking lots are adequately lighted?

  • 224. Access points for parking lots are gated?

  • 225. Parking lots are bordered by a wall, chain link fence, or some physical barrier?

  • 226. Parking lots signs direct staff, students and visitors to designated parking areas?

  • 227. Parking lots can be viewed from the building or monitored by security?

  • 228. Bicycle parking can be viewed from the building or monitored by security?

(G-2) Play and Outdoor Recreation Areas

  • 229. Recreation/practice areas are fenced to restrict unauthorized access?

  • 230. Fences are in good condition and without gaps?

  • 231. Vehicular access is restricted around play areas?

  • 232. Play apparatus are free from sharp edges, and protruding or loose bolts or screws?

  • 233. Playground edging is well-maintained and away from fall area of equipment?

  • 234. Ground cover is adequate to provide protection from falls?

  • 235. Ground cover is free from holes and worn trenches?

  • 236. There are no trip hazards in the playground area (such as weed block protruding from ground cover)?

  • 237. Play areas are well drained and designed not to retain water?

  • 238. Emergency vehicles can access play and recreation areas if needed?

  • 239. Benches/bleachers are well maintained (painted with no signs of rust or splinters)?

  • 240. Risers between bleacher seats are protected to prevent entrapment and falls?

  • 241. Bleacher railings are present and secure?

  • 242. Ball fields are fenced to restrict access?

  • 243. Ticket and concession stands are secured when not in use?

  • 244. Ticket and concession stands are well maintained?

(G-3). Building Access

  • 245. The school has designated a primary point of entry/exit to each building

  • 246. Portables are fenced to prevent direct access by unauthorized persons?

  • 247. The designated points of entry are monitored to control building access?

  • 248. Exterior access to the auditorium is controlled and monitored?

  • 249. School staff monitor all entrances and exits during student arrival & departure?

  • 250. Doors required to be open for student passage are monitored?

  • 251. Signs are posted at entrances listing items not allowed inside the school (e.g. drug-free, weapon-free, smoke-free)?

(G-4) Visitor Policies

  • 252. Visitor policy/procedure signs are posted at all entrances?

  • 253. Visitors are required to show photo ID to check in and check out?

  • 254. Visitors photo ID is retained until check out is completed?

  • 255. The supply of visitor ID badges is located out of reach of visitors?

  • 256. Visitor badges are completed by staff?

  • 257. Visitor sign-in/ sign-out logs are verified by staff or completed by staff?

  • 258. Visitors are required to wear visible, dated identification, with destination listed?

  • 259. Visitors are asked who they are visiting and the reason for their visit?

  • 260. Visitors' appointments are verified with person being visited or escorted?

(H) Building Interior

  • 261. Exterior doors (doors leading to the outside) are numbered on the inside?

  • 262. Interior doors are numbered on the door or on the wall adjacent to the door?

  • 263. Stairwells are uniformly and adequately lighted?

  • 264. Stairwells are numbered?

  • 265. Hallways are uniformly and adequately lighted?

  • 266. Hallways are free of graffiti?

  • 267. Restrooms are uniformly and adequately lighted?

  • 268. Restroom walls and stalls are free of graffiti?

  • 269. Entrance doors to restrooms cannot be locked from the inside?

  • 270. Restroom ceilings are well maintained (not water stained, missing or cracked)?

  • 271. Restrooms with lay-in ceilings have clips to prevent removal?

  • 272. Doors and locks are in good condition?

  • 273. Exit doors equipped with push bar exit devices are flush to prevent chaining?

  • 274. Classroom doors cannot be locked from the inside with hardware meeting fire code?

  • 275. Classrooms have window shades?

  • 276. Doors with windows have a way to cover the window in the event of a lock-down?

  • 277. Windows in doors are reinforced or made of shatter resistant materials?

  • 278. Common areas are uniformly and adequately lit?

  • 279. Hallways and public spaces are clean and in good repair?

  • 280. Hallways leading to exit doors are free of obstructions?

  • 281. Art and decorations in hallways follow procedure and fire code requirements?

  • 282. Extension cord and appliance usage in classrooms follow procedure and fire code?

  • 283. Handrails are appropriately placed and in good condition?

  • 284. All lighted exit signs are operational, clearly visible, and point in the correct direction?

  • 285. Locker areas are well lighted?

  • 286. Unassigned lockers are secured/locked?

  • 287. Emergency lighting is properly installed and functioning?

  • 288. All interior glass (doors, windows, ect.) is properly installed and repaired?

  • 289. Floor coverings are properly installed and in good repair?

  • 290. All chemicals, poisons, and flammable materials are stored properly?

  • 291. There is adequate access to fire extinguishers?

  • 292. Fire extinguishers are inspected annually?

  • 293. Fire drill instructions are posted in each classroom?

  • 294. There is adequate access to first aid supplies?

  • 295. There is adequate access to AEDs?

  • 296. Staff is aware of personnel certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AEDS use (automated external defibrillator)?

  • 297. Valuable items are secured(I.e. computers, video cameras, band instruments)?

(H-1) the Following Areas Are Locked When Not In Use:

  • 298. Classrooms?

  • 299. Gyms?

  • 300. Locker Rooms?

  • 301. Auditorium?

  • 302. Cafeteria?

  • 303. Science Labs?

  • 304. Computer Labs?

  • 305. Vocational Shops?

  • 306. Hazardous Materials Storage Areas?

  • 307. Band Hall?

  • 308. StorageAreas/Closets?

(H-2) The Following Are Locked And Access Controlled

  • 309. Electrical panel access doors?

  • 310. Roof access doors?

  • 311. Doors opening into interior areas like courtyards during non-classroom hours?

  • 312. Boiler rooms and mechanical rooms?

  • 313. Air vents?

  • 314. Custodial closets?

(H-3) Cafeteria

  • 315. The cafeteria is uniformly and adequately lighted?

  • 316. A UL (Universal Listings) 300 compliant hood system is in place over appropriate appliances?

  • 317. Hood and fire extinguisher inspection tags/logs show current inspection?

  • 318. The hood is inspected every three months?

  • 319. The freezer door can be opened from the inside?

  • 320. At least one type K fire extinguisher is present in kitchen area?

  • 321. Cafeteria staff know location of electrical/gas/water shut-offs?

  • 322. Exits to kitchen are clean and free from debris and stored items?

  • 323. Loading dock area is clean, free from grease?

  • 324. Staff maintain delivery logs including what was delivered and by whom?

  • 325. Kitchen/cafeteria staff take part in fire drills and have received training?

(H-4) Gymnasium Area

  • 326. Lighting fixtures and windows are protected in play/gym areas?

  • 327. Steroid law notice is posted in a conspicuous location in each building where a physical education class takes place (7th grade and up)?

  • 328. Emergency lighting is properly installed and functioning?

  • 329. Exit doors are designed to allow for quick exit by large numbers of people?

  • 330. Lighting is uniform and adequate throughout?

  • 331. Bleachers are well-maintained and railings are present and secure?

(H-5) Locker Rooms and Weight/Exercise Areas

  • 332. If students or staff are admitted through exterior doors, the door has a wide angle viewer or a method for staff to verify their identity?

  • 333. Weight rooms are locked when not supervised?

  • 334. Weight equipment is well maintained and inspected on a regular schedule?

  • 335. Repairs made to weight/exercise equipment are with appropriate materials?

  • 336. Weight equipment is arranged to provide sufficient space between apparatus to provide for safe usage?

  • 337. Lighting is uniform and adequate throughout?

  • 338. Steroid Law Notice is posted in a conspicuous location in each building where a physical education class takes place (7th grade and up)?

(H-6) Science Laboratory

  • 339. Room meets space requirements (40-45 sq. ft./elementary student) (50 sq. ft./secondary)?

  • 340. Communication system is present and operating properly?

  • 341. Eyewash stations are present, functional, and flushed regularly to eliminate contamination?

  • 342. Emergency showers are present, functional, and flushed regularly to eliminate contamination (required in high schools only)?

  • 343. Emergency shower has drain or drain pan?

  • 344. Fume hood is present and functional (required in high schools only)?

  • 345. Fume hood is clean, well maintained and not used for storage of chemicals?

  • 346. There are master shut-off switches for water, gas, and electricity?

  • 347. Master shut-off switches are in clear view and easily accessible?

  • 348. If no master shut-off switches exist there are individual shut-offs for water, electricity, and gas in close proximity?

  • 349. Protective clothing is available for each student (lab aprons, goggles, & gloves)?

  • 350. First aid kit is stocked and accessible?

  • 351. Fire blanket is in good condition and accessible (required in high schools only)?

  • 352. Fire extinguisher is accessible and has current inspection?

  • 353. Chemical spill kit is accessible (required in high schools only)?

  • 354. Broken glass container is accessible?

  • 355. All chemicals are stored in appropriate containers that are labeled with the name, formula, and health hazards associated with the chemical?

  • 356. Storage area doors are marked "Hazardous Materials" or "Authorized Personnel Only"?

  • 357. Chemical storage area has an operable and adequate ventilation system?

  • 358. Corrosive materials cabinet is designed to store flammables and is labeled?

  • 359. Flammable materials cabinet is designed to store flammables and is labeled?

  • 360. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are available for each material?

  • 361. Mercury is present?

  • 362. Mercury thermometers are used or present in the lab?

  • 363. If mercury is present it is labeled, coded for compatibility, kept in appropriate containers, and locked?

  • 364. GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) electrical outlets in use within 6 feet of a water source?

  • 365. Forced air ventilation is well maintained and operable?

  • 366. Sink with hot water is present?

  • 367. Emergency procedures are posted?

  • 368. Two emergency exits are present, clearly marked, and visible (rooms over 1000 sq. ft.)?

  • 369. Fire evacuation routes are posted?

(H-7) Auditorium

  • 370. Door equipped with push bar exit devices are resistant to chaining?

  • 371. Exit doors are designed to allow for quick exit by large numbers of people?

  • 372. Lighting is uniform and adequate throughout?

  • 373. Emergency lighting is properly installed and functioning?

  • 374. Carpeting and flooring is clean and in good repair?

  • 375. Seats are clean and in good repair?

  • 376. Stage area is organized and free from hazards?

  • 377. If the stage can be raised or lowered, there are safety features to prevent injury?

(H-8) Vocational Training Areas: Welding Shop

  • 378. Interior of the welding shop is clean and well organized?

  • 379. Material storage areas are clean and well organized?

  • 380. First aid kit is stocked and accessible?

  • 381. Eyewash stations are present, functional, and flushed regularly to eliminate contamination?

  • 382. Welding booths are well ventilated with exhaust ventilated to the exterior?

  • 383. Welding tanks are secured to the wall or carts, including empty tanks awaiting pick-up?

  • 384. Fire extinguisher is accessible and has current inspection?

  • 385. Equipment and tools are accounted for daily and stored appropriately?

  • 386. Students are trained in safety and emergency procedures?

  • 387. Fire evacuation routes are posted?

  • 388. Ventilation for the welding shop is adequate and the system is operating effectively?

  • 389. Paint booths are properly ventilated to the exterior?

  • 390. All solvents, paints, and chemicals are stored properly with MSDS available?

  • 391. Policies and procedures are in place regarding use of facility and supervision at all times?

(H-9) Vocational Training Areas: Woodworking Shop

  • 392. Interior of the woodworking shop is clean and well organized?

  • 393. Material storage areas are clean and well organized?

  • 394. First aid kit is stocked and accessible?

  • 395. Eyewash stations are present, functional, and flushed regularly to eliminate contamination?

  • 396. A dust removal system is present, operational, and well maintained?

  • 397. Ventilation is adequate and the system is operating effectively?

  • 398. Fire extinguisher is accessible and has current inspection?

  • 399. Equipment and tools are accounted for daily and stored appropriately?

  • 400. Students are trained in safety and emergency procedures?

  • 401. Fire evacuation routes are posted?

  • 402. Paint booths are properly ventilated to the exterior?

  • 403. All solvents, paints, and chemicals are stored properly with MSDS available?

  • 404. Paint booths are properly ventilated to the exterior?

  • 405. All solvents, paints, and chemicals are stored properly with MSDS available?

  • 406. Policies and procedures are in place regarding use of facility and supervision at all times?

(H-10) Vocational Training Areas: Agricultural Shop

  • 407. Interior of the agricultural shop is clean and well organized?

  • 408. Material storage areas are clean and well organized?

  • 409. First aid kit is stocked and accessible?

  • 410. Eyewash stations are present, functional, and flushed regularly to eliminate contamination?

  • 411. Fire extinguisher is accessible and has current inspection?

  • 412. Equipment and tools are accounted for daily and stored appropriately?

  • 413. Students are trained in safety and emergency procedures?

  • 414. Fire evacuation routes are posted?

  • 415. Ventilation is adequate and the system is operating effectively?

  • 416. Agricultural chemicals are properly secured and stored with MSDS on file?

  • 417. Agricultural chemicals are properly accounted for with quantities and usage documented?

  • 418. Policies and procedures are in place regarding use of facility and supervision at all times?

(I) Monitoring and Surveillance

  • 419. Security cameras are stationed outside the school?

  • 420. Security camera locations provide maximum coverage of the grounds?

  • 421. Security cameras are stationed inside the school?

  • 422. Staff members monitor the hallways during school hours?

  • 423. Staff members monitor the stairwells during school hours?

  • 424. Staff members monitor the restrooms during school hours?

  • 425. The bus loading area is monitored by cameras?

  • 426. The bus loading area is monitored by patrols/staff?

  • 427. The bus loading area is monitored by direct line of sight?

  • 428. The parent pick-up/drop-off area is monitored by cameras?

  • 429. The parent pick-up/drop-off area is monitored by patrols/staff?

  • 430. The parent pick-up/drop-off area is monitored by direct line of sight?

  • 431. The play/recreational areas are monitored by cameras?

  • 432. The play/recreational areas are monitored by patrols/staff?

  • 433. The play/recreational areas are monitored by direct line of sight?

  • 434. The formal and informal gathering areas are monitored by cameras?

  • 435. The formal and informal gathering areas are monitored by patrols/staff?

  • 436. The formal and informal gathering areas are monitored by direct line of sight?

  • 437. The parking lots are monitored by cameras?

  • 438. The parking lots are monitored by patrols/staff?

  • 439. The parking lots are monitored by direct line of sight?

(J) Communication Systems

  • (J-1) There is 2-way communication between office and the following staff/areas

  • 440. Classrooms?

  • 441. Chemistry/Science labs?

  • 442. Cafeteria?

  • 443. School based law enforcement/security personnel?

  • 444. Playground?

  • 445. Portable classrooms/buildings?

  • 446. Ball fields?

  • 447. Band hall?

  • 448. Stage/auditorium areas?

  • 449. School nurse office?

  • 450. Maintenance and custodial staff?

  • 451. Security and school-based law enforcement offices/areas?

  • 452. Transportation?

  • 453. Each of the areas listed above are equipped with a system capable of initiating communication in an emergency?

  • 454. The school has access to a weather alert radio and monitors it after an alert?

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