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UTILITY FAILURE
1.
In the event of a major utility failure occurring during regular working hours (8:00
a.m./5:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday, immediately contact the Campus Police at
226-4700.
The Campus Police will contact Operations as needed. The direct line
to Operations is 226-4773.
2.
If there is potential danger to building occupants or if utility failure occurs after
hours, weekends, or holidays, notify the Campus Police. Also, the Campus Police
will be responsible for contacting the Emergency Director.
3.
If an emergency exists, activate the building fire alarm.
4.
All building evacuations will occur when an alarm sounds continuously and/or
when an emergency exists.
5.
Assist disabled persons in exiting the building. Remember that the elevators are
reserved for disabled persons’ use. DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS IN CASE OF
FIRE.
6.
Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected
building(s). Keep the walkways, fire lanes and hydrants clear for emergency crews.
7.
If requested, assist the emergency crews as necessary.
8.
A Campus Emergency Command Post may be set up near the emergency site. Keep
clear of the command post unless you have official business.
9.
DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING unless told to do so by a
College official.
ELECTRICAL/LIGHT FAILURES
Since sufficient lighting may not always be present in emergency situations, it is advisable
to keep flashlights available in buildings occupied after dark.
ELEVATOR FAILURE
If you become trapped in an elevator, use the phone to call the Campus Police. If the
elevator does not have a phone, use the alarm on the front panel to signal for help.
PLUMBING FAILURE/FLOODING
Cease using all electrical equipment. Notify the Campus Police. If necessary, vacate the
area.
SERIOUS GAS LEAKS
Cease all operations! DO NOT SWITCH ON LIGHTS OR ANY ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT.
Remember, electrical arcing can trigger an explosion! Immediately notify the Campus
Police. Wind direction should be monitored and all emergency vehicles and crews should
up wind” from gas fumes.