Evacuation

Plan

Enter your department’s emergency assembly location and alternate location here:

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Know where the emergency exits and fire pull stations are in your building.

Include this information in your new employee orientation.

Develop a plan to account for everyone in your department, unit, college, or school once you have evacuated and arrived at the emergency assembly location.

If you need assistance evacuating—whether you have a permanent or temporary special need—please review “Special Needs Guidelines”.

 
Evaluate

When you hear the fire alarm, do not assume it’s a drill. Always evacuate.

Locate the nearest safe exit.

 
Respond

If you need assistance evacuating—whether you have a permanent or temporary special need—please review “Special needs guidelines” in this document.

  1. Stay calm.
  2. Evacuate in a safe and orderly manner.
  3. Always evacuate during fire alarms.
  4. Identify the safest and most efficient route to the evacuation point, listen for instructions, and remain aware of your surroundings.
  5. If there are obstacles blocking your primary evacuation route, find an alternate exit.
  6. Once evacuated, remain calm and wait to follow further instructions from Public Safety.
  7. If your location becomes unsafe, proceed to a safe and secure area and call the Police.
  8. Assist others if it is safe to do so.
  9. Ask for help or call 911 if you are unable to evacuate safely

*Planning discussion necessary by your department, unit, college, or school