A. FIRE OR
department heads and/or Fire Safety Coordinators
will conduct an annual review of fire emergency
plans. An evacuation diagram, including
pre-designated outside assembly area, should be
prepared, posted, and reviewed with staff. The
location of fire alarm pull stations should also
for such a disaster as a fire, the following
measures should be taken:
fire extinguishers in a fully charged
condition and have them inspected annually.
evacuation diagram and post it; include an
outside assembly area for faculty and staff.
back-up computer data and copies of
difficult-to-replace information in
fireproof safe or other secure location.
employee phone and address list.
supervised fire drill as appropriate.
special arrangements for handicapped
safety of students, faculty and staff. Make
sure handicapped individuals are assisted out of
Department with pertinent information or
activate fire alarm pull station.
contain or extinguish fire if fire is small.
if fire is not immediately extinguished.
DO NOT USE ELEVATOR DURING A FIRE
Do not allow
reentry into the building until cleared by
authorities at the scene.
safely secure all valuable records.
Keep all doors
and windows surrounding the fire area closed in
order to contain the fire.
permit, move equipment or furnishings out of
fire vicinity to minimize damage.
notification plan after emergency is under
control or as time permits.
2. Salvage and
Secure building and/or property
from further damage or loss. Arrange for
temporary protection such as boarding up
windows, rigging tarpaulin, and so forth.
Arrange security if needed to
prevent looting or vandalism.
Risk Management must be notified
of every fire, regardless of size, even if it is
Do not throw away any damaged
material until you are authorized to do so by
Risk Management or until after they have seen
them. This does not prohibit you from removing
burned or damaged material to the outside of the
building. Place this material in a "hold area"
until adjuster has seen it.