Many natural and technological hazards could threaten the students, staff, faculty and visitors of WSU causing a major emergency and/or mass casualty event.  These hazards could occur at any time. 

Natural Hazards could include:

  • Earthquake
  • Mudslide/Landslide
  • Flood
  • Tornado
  • Fire - wild land
  • Weather extremes

Technological Hazards could include:

  • Transportation accidents
  • Hazardous Material incidents
  • Utility failure
  • Fire - structural

Extraordinary criminal events:

  • Civil disturbances
  • Bomb threat
  • Violent or criminal behavior
  • Employee or student sabotage