|| If you discover fire, or see
smoke, do not panic. Call 911 and proceed with the following:
individuals away from danger, if possible, without endagering
Activate Alarm: Pull fire
alarm at pull-box, and/or call 911.
Confine/Contain fire and
smoke by closing doors and windows.
- Extinguish fire only if trained
and fire is small, using nearest fire extinguisher.
- Evacuate by nearest safe exit,
never use elevators. Do not run, Crawl if overwhelmed by
||If you hear the fire alarm,
or are informed of a fire
- Follow instructions in your
Emergency Evacuation Plan.
- Check door with the back of
your hand, to ensure it is cool before opening.
- Walk quickly - Do Not Run - to nearest safe
if you encouter Smoke.
- DO NOT use
- Proceed to designated safe area
beyond building entrances.
- Do not re-enter building until ALL-CLEAR is
issued by the fire department.
to extinguish large fires if not trained and well equipped.
Use the fire extinguisher located in your
laboratory or service area to extinguish small fires ONLY.
If interested, take "The ABC's of Fire
Safety" training. For info about the training contact our office
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-7139
inhalation is the most frequent cause of death in fire emergencies.
If you are a person with limited mobility,
or a need for assistance to evacuate, you should proceed to the nearest
safe room and ask someone to notify emergency personnel of your
presence and location.
For more information on
assistance to evacuate, go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/ehso/emergencies/assistance.html