Leadership: Field Manager Process – Bomb Threat

  • Bomb threat checklist form 23RS121E. Each employee should keep form ADM-121 (23RS121E), Bomb Threat Aid, near their phone for emergency reference. (Obtain form from the Forms page on the InfoNet here 23RS121E.doc, and print copy to have available at desk)
  • Respond following your Occupant Emergency Plan

If you receive a bomb threat, remain calm and;

  1. Obtain as much information as possible:
    • Write down the number from where the call is coming
    • Write down the exact time of the call
    • Write down as accurately as possible the statements made
    • Listen to the voice to determine the sex, age, accents, lisps, tone, etc. (Note any distinguishing feature)
    • Listen for background noises
    • Try to signal for someone else to also listen on the telephone line, if possible
    • Do not hang up and stay on the line as long as possible; wait for the caller to hang up
  2. Keep the bomb threat caller talking, and ask as many questions of the caller as you can:
    • When will the bomb go off? How much time remains?
    • Where is the bomb located?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • How do you know about this bomb?
    • Why is it placed here?
    • Who are you?
    • What is your name?
  3. Call 911 immediately
    • Evacuation procedures: inspect work area; do not move or touch suspicious items; leave the area when directed

Standard Operating Procedures (Safety and Security (sharepoint.com) states that each employee should keep the form 23RS121E (ADM-121), Bomb Threat Aid, near their phone for emergency reference.

Form: ADM121 (23RS121E) and Workplace Violence Incident Report Our InfoNet Home – Workplace Violence Incident Report – Forms Page (sharepoint.com)

Email: *OKDHS.IncidentReport@okdhs.org and your AFS Regional Deputy Director

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