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General Evacuation Procedures

  1. Building evacuations occur when a fire alarm sounds continuously and/or if people within the building are instructed to evacuate by authorized personnel.
  2. Immediately, in a calm and orderly manner evacuate to the Emergency Assembly Area (EAA).
  3. If necessary or if directed to do so by OPS, activate the building alarm system.
  4. If individuals cannot exit the building using the stairs, they should proceed to an Area of Rescue Assistance to await help from emergency personnel.
  5. Do NOT use elevators in the case of fire unless instructed by OPS.
  6. Do not return to the area until it has been deemed safe by authorized personnel.
  7. Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and personnel. 
  8. Report any missing person(s) and  last known location to OPS or Emergency Coordinators.