Procedure for Power Outage

  • Remain calm.
  • Provide assistance to others in your immediate area who may be unfamiliar with the space.
  • If you are in an unlighted area, proceed cautiously to an area that has emergency lights.
  • If you are in an elevator, stay calm.  Use the emergency button or telephone to alert Campus Security.
  • If instructed to evacuate, proceed cautiously to the nearest clear exit.
  • Planning for such situations includes having a flashlight available.
  • Call Campus Security at 4444 or 4053.
  • Initiate power outage protocols for critical operations such as fume hoods.

Procedure for Elevator Malfunction

If an elevator malfunctions and a person is confined in the stalled elevator, contact Campus Security immediately.  Dial 4444 or 4053.  A Campus Security Officer will be dispatched to the scene to render assistance.  Otherwise, call Physical Plant at ext. 4017 to report the malfunctioning elevator.