Your safety depends upon you! Help eliminate fire hazards! It is important for you to familiarize yourself with the building and the emergency equipment it contains.
Life safety is the primary objective of our fire safety program.
Close that door - it can save your life! The purpose of fire doors is to stop or greatly retard the spread of fire. Propping open fire doors can place all occupants at risk. Fire equipment such as fire doors are installed for your protection. Fire equipment can only be effective with the support of facility occupants. Wood wedges to prop door open are prohibited.
Why are door closers so important? Check out this powerpoint!
Elevators will not operate once the alarm is activated!
Evacuation is mandatory whenever the fire alarm is activated.
Facility occupants are required to develop emergency evacuation procedures.
Academic personnel should be the last to leave a classroom making sure all windows/doors are closed.
Laboratory staff should make sure equipment is shut off, open flames are turned off, windows/doors are closed.
Office personnel should make sure windows/doors are closed, critical documents/records are retrieved/secured, computers/equipment is shut off, personal belongings are retrieved/removed.
Evacuate building and report to pre-determined safe area of refuge.
Do not reenter a building until "ALL CLEAR" has been determined by emergency response personnel.