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SECTION 6
PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE OR EXPLOSION

I. All personnel should become familiar with the location of the fire alarm stations and fire extinguishers in their working area and place of residence, if on campus. In addition, personnel should be familiar with the proper way in which the alarm stations and fire extinguishers are used. Instructions are printed on the alarms and extinguishers giving this information.

A. Any individual on campus who notices a fire should pull the closest fire alarm, which will automatically summon the fire department. If it is impossible to reach a fire alarm, the individual should dial 9-911 on campus to call the fire department.

B. In the event of a fire in residence hall:

1. Individual activates alarm.
2. Notify RA/AC.
3. RA or AC notifies:

a. Campus Safety & Security
b. Director for Residence Life & Judicial Programs
c. Vice President for Student Affairs
d. Physical Plant

C. In event of fire in other campus buildings:

1. Individual activates alarm.
2. Notify Campus Safety & Security.
3. Security will contact the executive in charge of the building and Physical Plant.
Notification of campus authorities should be done from a safe location.

II. The building is to be quickly evacuated when a fire alarm is activated, following evacuation procedures.

III. No one is to de-activate an alarm except the Fire Department.

IV. The Campus Safety & Security Officer on Duty and the V.P. for Student Affairs or the executive in charge of the building will consult with the Fire Department and follow their recommendations.

V. The V.P. for Student Affairs and Director for Residence Life & Judicial Programs will coordinate the relocation of any residents who are unable to return to their living quarters.


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