- Enter your department’s emergency assembly location and alternate location.
- 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”.
When you hear the fire alarm, do not assume it’s a drill. Always evacuate.
Locate the nearest safe exit.
If you need assistance evacuating—whether you have a permanent or temporary special need—please review “Special needs guidelines” in this document.
- Stay calm.
- Evacuate in a safe and orderly manner.
- Always evacuate during fire alarms.
- Identify the safest and most efficient route to the evacuation point, listen for instructions, and remain aware of your surroundings.
- If there are obstacles blocking your primary evacuation route, find an alternate exit.
- Once evacuated, remain calm and wait to follow further instructions from Public Safety.
- If your location becomes unsafe, proceed to a safe and secure area and call the Police.
- Assist others if it is safe to do so.
- Ask for help or call 911 if you are unable to evacuate safely