Prepare for Evacuation Ahead of Time

January 27, 2016

Keep 36”-44” clearances in exit passageways at all times. Exits are generally identified by lighted EXIT signs. Provide 3 feet clearance safety zone around all electrical equipment and fire protection devices such as alarm pull stations, alarm strobes, and extinguishers. … Continued

When the Fire Alarm Activates, Follow This Guide…

January 27, 2016

Sweep through your assigned area to alert occupants to evacuate, or to ensure they are leaving the building. Gather information from Emergency Coordinators/Monitors to provide to emergency command. Close all doors, and shut off pertinent processes to stop the spread … Continued

Make Fire Safety Plans for your Department

January 27, 2016

Complete the Official UNC Emergency Action Plan template. If you do not have evacuation maps posted, contact Fire Safety. Schedule fire extinguisher training for your department. Schedule a fire safety walk-thru of your building or department. Prepare a list of … Continued