There were several incidents that transpired in other schools these past days like fire, lock down, and bomb threat. Another incident of fire happened on April 6, 2016, at Jollibee shell station.
In view of this, the Security office would like to share some guidelines in such cases:




Most bomb threats are received by phone. Calls received must be taken seriously until proven otherwise. Act quickly, but remain calm and obtain information with the following checklist.


Date:___________________                  Time: ___________
Phone number where threats are received_________________

If a bomb threat is received by phone:

Possible Question to Caller:

1. Remain calm. Keep the caller on the line as long as possible. DO NOT HANG UP, even if the caller does.

• Where is the bomb located? (Building, Floor, Room, etc.)

2. Listen carefully. Be polite and show interest.

• When will it go off?

3. Try to keep the caller talking to learn more information.

• What does it look like?

4. If possible, write a note to a colleague to call the authorities or, as soon as the caller hangs up, immediately notify them yourself.

• What kind of bomb is it?

5. If your phone has a display, copy the number and/or letters on the window display.

• What will make it explode?

6. Write down as much detail as you can remember. Try to get exact words.

• Did you place the bomb? Yes or  No

7. Immediately upon termination of the call, do not hang up, but from a different phone, contact Security Office in local 411 & 120 immediately with information and await instructions.

• Why?

If a bomb threat is received by handwritten note:

• What is your name?

• Call local 411 & 120

Exact Words of Threat:

• Handle note as minimally as possible.


If a bomb threat is received by email:


• Call local 411 & 120

Information About Caller:

• Do not delete the message.

• Where is the caller located? (Background and level of noise)

Signs of a suspicious package:

• Estimated age:

• No return address

• Is voice familiar? If so, who does it sound like?

• Poorly handwritten

• Other points:

• Excessive postage


• Misspelled words


• Stains


• Incorrect titles


• Strange odor


• Foreign postage


• Strange sounds


• Restrictive notes


• Unexpected delivery




• Use two-way radios or cellular phone; radio signals have the potential to detonate a bomb.


• Evacuate the building until the bomb disposal team arrives and evaluate the threat


• Activate the fire alarm


• Touch or move a suspicious package



1. Upon discovering fire, please call local 411 & 120
2. Wait for the instruction from our Fire Marshall for evacuation
3. Remain calm, do not rush and do not panic
4. Safely stop whatever you are doing
5. Gather your personal belongings if it is safe to do so.
6. Proceed to hallway / exit in an orderly manner and follow the evacuation instruction from designated floor marshals. DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS
7. Do not re-enter the building until the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) or safety officials have instructed to do so.

A friendly reminder from the APC Security Office & Facilities Office