To report any emergency at 75 Arlington Street, dial 9-911.
When the Fire Alarm Sounds
WHEN THE FIRE ALARM SOUNDS
- In the event of a fire alarm activation, a signal will sound, followed by a pre-recorded message. Listen to the pre-recorded message and follow the instructions. In most situations only certain floors will be required to evacuate.
- Occupants should ensure that others nearby are aware of the emergency, and when directed to do so, exit the building by the established evacuation routes.
- Occupants should assist visitors, students, and others who are not familiar with the building to safely evacuate.
- All occupants should go to the assembly area and await further instructions from the Suffolk University Police Department or other emergency services personnel.
- All occupants should know where their primary and alternate exits are located, and be familiar with the various evacuation routes available. Floor plans with escape routes are posted throughout the building.
- Occupants must not use elevators as an escape route in the event of a fire or emergency evacuation.
- No individual is permitted to re-enter the building until advised it is safe to do so by the Suffolk University Police Department or the Boston Fire Department.
INDIVIDUALS NEEDING ASSISTANCE
Some building occupants require assistance during building evacuation. Employees and visitors who need assistance can voluntarily register with the Office of Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparedness at 617-725-4182. Students Students who need assistance can voluntarily register with the Office of Disability Services located on the 7th floor floor of 73 Tremont Street. Their phone number is 617-994-6820.
Floor Wardens can help individuals needing assistance by directing them to areas of refuge (i.e. protected protected stairwells), and notifying emergency response personnel of their location. Transporting individuals with disabilities up and down stairs should be avoided except by trained emergency personnel. All individuals, regardless of their circumstances, need to take responsibility for their safety in an emergency, which means being able to move away from any and all hazards.
|Incident Support Team||8/19/2015|