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7.08.15 Harlem – Security Precautions

In order to prevent intruders from the facility, the following precautions should be taken:

  • Back doors to the home should be locked at all times unless a staff person is on the deck/patio.  However, in a fire emergency, the back doors must be unlocked before evacuating to ensure that emergency help can enter the location.
  • Location front doors should be locked and all curtains pulled in the late evening and early morning hours.
  • All staff are to know the whereabouts of all residents at all times, including their unsupervised time as per their OISP.

Staff Visitors

Employees may not have visitors on the premises without the permission of the person in charge.  Employees may not be on the premises before or after scheduled working hours without proper authorization.

  1. Executive Director
  2. Designee
  3. Financial Director
  4. Program Director
  5. Program Coordinator
  • In the event that someone suspicious is found on the premises, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department should be called immediately at 911
  • If an emergency arises as a result of an intruder being on the premises, the Executive Director, Director of Operational Support, and the Incident Hotline should be notified immediately, in addition to the Sheriff’s Department. An Incident Report should be submitted to Risk Management within 24 hours detailing all aspects of the situation.

Signed by:

Rebecca Sharp Porter
Chief Executive Director

Last Revised: 10/9/23

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