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architecture
engineering
planning
interiors
landscape
technology
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
Over $1.2 billion i...
Odle
McGuire
Shook
•Auto
•Homeowners
•Commercial
•Life
•Health
•Retirement
•Group
Established in 1960 and now serving over...
• 2012 so far…
EF4 is the maximum
rated tornado:
Harrisburg, Ill. on Feb. 29
Henryville, IN on March 2
Crittenden, KY on M...
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• What can you do to be ready to protect your students,
faculty, staff and school corporations?
• Do you have a safety spe...
• IU Department of Climate Science states that higher
temperatures and climate changes are a factor in the
higher occurren...
Do you have glass
or
safety glass?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
Do you know if your building has
long structural spans or short
structural spans?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
Is your “safe place” big enough to
accommodate your students,
staff and possible guests?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Ex...
How many have a tornado
preparedness drill that evacuates
your students and staff to a large
open room?
- cafeteria
- gymn...
How much time do you need to
get your students and staff to a
safe area?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
Safety is #1
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• What can you
do to be ready
to protect your
students,
faculty,
staff and
school
corporations?
2012 IASBO Facility Confer...
• Do you have a safety specialist?
- Are they certified?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• Is your emergency plan customized
for your buildings?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• Do people really know where to go?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• Are your buildings tornado and
disaster ready?
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• What are the insurance companies
looking for?
– Crisis Response Program
– Safety Programs
– Management of School Zones
2...
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• Will this affect our insurance rates?
– Active loss control
– Demonstration of Com...
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• What can we do to stand out?
– (In a GOOD way!)
– Go the extra mile
– Don’t just m...
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
• What can we do to avoid claims?
– Magic wand
– Do not ignore resources
– Focus on ...
• What do claims tell us?
– Athletics
– School Hours vs. Special Events
– Other claim areas
– Disaster Claims
• Different ...
• Is there good news?
– Almost finished
– Protecting our future
– Safety (Plan and execution)
– How prepared are you?
2012...
• How can a specialist help you
determine if your buildings are truly
safe and where the safest place is
located in each b...
• For mere pennies per square foot, your
building can be analyzed for it’s safe
zones and have a customized safety plan.
2...
• Tour every facility in person
• Study all existing building drawings
• Develop a drawing that indicates the best availab...
Have Your Architect…
Concrete Block and Steel
Sound Strong But…?
Questions & Answers
2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?
School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?
School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?
School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?
School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?
School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?
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School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?

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Do you know if your school is safe in the event of a tornado? Check out this presentation for more information about what kinds of building structures and features can protect your students from tornados.

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School and Tornado Safety: Is Your Building Secure?

  1. 1. architecture engineering planning interiors landscape technology 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo . Over $1.2 billion in designed and constructed K-12 construction value Serving the facility needs of 121 Indiana School clients since 1916 “A History of Forward Thinking…”
  2. 2. Odle McGuire Shook •Auto •Homeowners •Commercial •Life •Health •Retirement •Group Established in 1960 and now serving over 9000 customers throughout Central Indiana 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  3. 3. • 2012 so far… EF4 is the maximum rated tornado: Harrisburg, Ill. on Feb. 29 Henryville, IN on March 2 Crittenden, KY on March 2 Marquette, KS on April 14 •Tornadoes in US 2011 = 875 (in one month vs. previous record of 542!) •Damages $4.8 billion •Fatalities (US) 68 (worldwide) 81 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  4. 4. 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  5. 5. • What can you do to be ready to protect your students, faculty, staff and school corporations? • Do you have a safety specialist? • Is your emergency plan customized for your buildings? • Are your buildings tornado and disaster ready? • What are the insurance companies looking for? • How can a specialist help you determine if your buildings are truly safe and where the safest place is located in each building? Tornadoes & School Safety 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  6. 6. • IU Department of Climate Science states that higher temperatures and climate changes are a factor in the higher occurrence of tornadoes... What Causes the Damage? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  7. 7. Do you have glass or safety glass? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  8. 8. Do you know if your building has long structural spans or short structural spans? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  9. 9. Is your “safe place” big enough to accommodate your students, staff and possible guests? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  10. 10. How many have a tornado preparedness drill that evacuates your students and staff to a large open room? - cafeteria - gymnasium - auditorium 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  11. 11. How much time do you need to get your students and staff to a safe area? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  12. 12. Safety is #1 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  13. 13. • What can you do to be ready to protect your students, faculty, staff and school corporations? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  14. 14. • Do you have a safety specialist? - Are they certified? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  15. 15. • Is your emergency plan customized for your buildings? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  16. 16. • Do people really know where to go? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  17. 17. • Are your buildings tornado and disaster ready? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  18. 18. • What are the insurance companies looking for? – Crisis Response Program – Safety Programs – Management of School Zones 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  19. 19. 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo . • Will this affect our insurance rates? – Active loss control – Demonstration of Commitment to safety – Compliant with State and Federal Standards – Favorable Loss History – This is a starting point…
  20. 20. 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo . • What can we do to stand out? – (In a GOOD way!) – Go the extra mile – Don’t just meet….exceed – Underwriting not an exact science
  21. 21. 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo . • What can we do to avoid claims? – Magic wand – Do not ignore resources – Focus on mitigation – Focus on student and staff safety – Hire an expert
  22. 22. • What do claims tell us? – Athletics – School Hours vs. Special Events – Other claim areas – Disaster Claims • Different Types • Property Damage • Injury & death 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  23. 23. • Is there good news? – Almost finished – Protecting our future – Safety (Plan and execution) – How prepared are you? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  24. 24. • How can a specialist help you determine if your buildings are truly safe and where the safest place is located in each building? 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  25. 25. • For mere pennies per square foot, your building can be analyzed for it’s safe zones and have a customized safety plan. 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  26. 26. • Tour every facility in person • Study all existing building drawings • Develop a drawing that indicates the best available “safest” refuge areas • Identify if there are any area refuge deficiencies • Recommend any upgrades to address deficiencies • Develop project costs or long range planning options to address any deficiencies Have Your Architect… 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .
  27. 27. Have Your Architect…
  28. 28. Concrete Block and Steel Sound Strong But…?
  29. 29. Questions & Answers 2012 IASBO Facility Conference Expo .

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