10.0 Building Evacuation Plan

10.1 Preparedness and Prevention

Familiarize yourself with the location and use of all fire extinguishers, fire alarm switches and fire exits in your area.

Report any matters relating to fire hazards to the building safety officer, Kelly Sedore.

10.2 In Case of Fire

  1. Notify others in the immediate area that there is a "FIRE".

  2. Leave the fire area and close the doors & windows.
    Activate nearest wall-mounted fire alarm.

  3. Do not attempt to extinguish the fire if you cannot do it safely.

  4. Assist individuals with accessibility issues to a safe location (stairwell, office with a telephone or a classroom), close the door behind you and memorize this location to inform the building safety officer.

  5. Check to ensure area has been evacuated.

  6. Leave building promptly (do not use elevator)
    Phone the Emergency Report Center at 36111 or 9-911.

  7. Do not re-enter building until authorized to do so by the Fire Department.

  8. Remain in the area to guide Fire Department to scene of fire and location of physically impaired.

10.3 When Fire Alarm Sounds

  1. Leave the building quickly through the appropriate fire escape exit (see Section 11.4).
    Do not use elevator.

  2. Proceed immediately to the front of building on opposite side of Division street, in front of the Kinesiology building.

  3. The Departmental Safety Officer will go to Division Street opposite the main door where the Safety Officer will await the arrival of the Fire Department to direct them to the location of the fire.

  4. Be available to the Safety Officer to pass on any information.

  5. Personal safety permitting, the following staff members will direct the evacuation:

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    Basement K. Sedore B. Belfall
    1st Floor K. Sedore L. O'Malley
    2nd Floor L. O'Malley D. Poirier
    3rd Floor J. Giacomin D. Mody
    4th Floor S. Parent R. Hutchinson
  6. Verify that all personnel are safe and accounted for once they are out of the building.

10.4 Building Exits

Basement

Primary Route

Up the main stairs and out the main entrance door and across Division St. in front of the Kinesiology building.

Secondary Route

Through the rear emergency-exit door of the pilot plant, up the stairwell to ground level, and out the emergency door, or out the loading dock door to the rear parking lot (Barrie Street side of building). Proceed to front of building and across Division St. to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Along the hallway past Chemical Engineering Stores, up the stairwell to the Computing Center ground floor, and out the main Computing Center entrance door and proceed to front of building and across Division St. to the front of the Kinesiology building.

First Floor

Primary Route

Out the main entrance door to Division Street and proceed across the street to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Secondary Route

Through the door beside the elevator and out the door to the receiving dock at the rear of the building, on to the rear parking lot (Barrie Street side of building). Proceed to front of building, across Division St. to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Second Floor

Primary Route

Down the main stairs and out the main entrance door to Division Street, cross the street to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Secondary Route

Down the office-wing hallway, down the stairwell to the first floor, and out the main entrance door of the Computing Center to Clergy Street. Proceed to the front of building and cross Division St. to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Down the laboratory-wing hallway, down the stairwell to ground level, and out the emergency door to the rear parking lot (Barrie Street side of building). Proceed to front of building and to the corner of Division Street and Clergy St

Third Floor

Primary Route

Down the main stairs and out the main entrance door to Division Street and proceed across the street to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Secondary Route

Along the laboratory-wing hallway, through the rear emergency door, down the stairwell to ground level, and out the emergency door to the rear parking lot (Barrie Street side of building). Proceed to front of building and across Division St. to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Fourth Floor

Primary Route

Down the main stairs and out the main entrance door to Division Street and across the street to the front of the Kinesiology building.

Secondary Route

Along the laboratory-wing hallway, through the rear emergency door, down the stairwell to ground level, and out the emergency door to the rear parking lot (Barrie Street side of building). Proceed to front of building and across Division St. to the front of the Kinesiology building.