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Any employee who detects an emergency will IMMEDIATELY contact the Knoxville 911 Center by dialing 911, by using a blue phone or the UT Police by dialing 4-3114. The employee will notify his/her supervisor when doing so is safe. If the supervisor is not available, call the designee.

The caller should provide the following information.

  • Facility name
  • Exact location (building and room number)
  • Caller's name
  • Type of emergency
  • Nature of the emergency
  • Number of persons or animals affected
  • Name of hazardous materials involved, if known
  • Action taken to control the incident
The dispatcher may ask for additional details, and the appropriate emergency agencies will be notified and routed to the incident. ALWAYS LET THE DISPATCHER HANG UP FIRST. UT Police will contact the Agricultural Campus Site Emergency Coordinator.

Assessment and notification of off-site facilities potentially affected by an emergency at the Agricultural Campus are the responsibilities of Knox County Emergency Management Agency (KCEMA).

You have accessed the UTIA Emergency Response Plan at


Section 1: Authority
Section 2: Emergency Info
Section 3: Hazard Analysis
Section 4: Response

Section 5: Notification Procedures
Section 6: Response Procedures
Section 7: Evacuation Plan
Section 8: Investigation and
Section 9: Training for On-site
Section 10: Public Relations
Appendix A: Forms
Appendix B: Emergency
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