Do You Need an Emergency Coordinator Vest?

January 27, 2016
If you are the emergency coordinator or monitor for your building or department, and you need a safety vest, provide the following (vests may need to be a size larger than shirt size): Name* First Last Email* Shirt Size*S (Small)M (Medium)L (Large)XL (Extra-Large)XXL (Extra-Extra Large)

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Shelter in Place

January 27, 2016
At the University of North Carolina, we are located in Wind Zone III which is considered to be a High Risk location. From June 1 to November 30, an emergency plan should be in place. A tornado is a violently rotating column of air with wind speeds that can be…

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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. Designate two outside assembly evacuation points that are at least…

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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 of fire. Help employees who require assistance or who can’t…

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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 major fire hazards associated with your department or building. Consider…

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