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…

Categories: Fire Safety


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…

Categories: Fire Safety


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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Ebola Traveler Monitoring and Screening for International Travel

December 29, 2015

Effective December 29, 2015, NC state and local public health officials have discontinued active monitoring of travelers from Guinea arriving in the NC.

Categories: Ebola Preparedness


Active Ebola monitoring no longer required for travelers from Liberia

June 19, 2015

Effective June 17, travelers from Liberia will no longer require active monitoring by North Carolina state or local public health.

Categories: Ebola Preparedness