Fire or Evacuation

All employees are required to complete annual fire safety/fire prevention training.

日本一本道a不卡免费In advance of an emergency, determine the nearest exits to your location and the best routes to follow. If time permits during evacuation, secure your workplace and take personal items such as; keys for car and house, prescription medication, wallets/ purse.

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Evacuation from a building

  • Walk, do not run.

  • 日本一本道a不卡免费Do not use elevators.

  • If safe to do so, assist people with mobility impairments as indicated by that person, or direct to the nearest stairwell, and contact ASU Police or local law enforcement agency for assistance.

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  • Do not return to your building until instructed from ASU Police or local law enforcement agency, EH&S, or other responders in charge of the scene.

In-place evacuations

In some instances, it is safer to evacuate “in-place” than it is to leave a building, e.g., smoke or fire is immediately outside your room, live electrical wires bar access to the exit, individuals with mobility impairments are above or below ground floors or the hazard is outside the building or area you are located.

  • Call 911 and tell them your name, your location (campus, building and address) and if you are unable to evacuate, include why evacuation is not possible.  Follow directions of 911 operator.

On-campus assembly areas

In the event of a building or area evacuation, you will be notified where assembly areas will be located. Food, water, first-aid, shelter and information will be available at designated assembly areas when applicable.

If you discover a fire or see smoke

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  • Call 911 from the nearest safe phone or activate an emergency blue light call box.

Note: Dialing 911 from a cell phone may not go directly to the ASU Police or local law enforcement agency. (Always provide ASU campus & address).

If building fire alarm is activated or someone informs you of a fire

  • Walk to the nearest exit. Do not use the elevators!

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  • Gather outside at a designated area away from the building and do not attempt to re-enter the building until authorized to do so by the emergency responders.

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  • Hold your breath as much as possible; breathe through your nose and use a filter, such as a shirt or towel.

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  • Wet and place a cloth material around or under the door to help prevent smoke from entering the room.

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Clothing on Fire: [Stop, Drop, Roll]

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  • Only drench with water if safety shower is immediately available.

  • Obtain medical attention. Call 911.

  • Report incident to supervisor. The supervisor is responsible for notifying ASU’s Office of Human Resources and EH&S.

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Fire Extinguisher Instructions (PASS):

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  • Sweep the nozzle left-to-right at the base of the fire and continue discharging a few seconds after all flames are gone.

Note:  Only use a fire extinguisher if the fire is very small and you have been trained to do it safely. If you cannot put out the fire, leave immediately and make sure the building alarm is activated and emergency personnel notified.