Presentation on theme: "BUILDING EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN"— Presentation transcript:
1BUILDING EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN (BUILDING NAME)POC:____________EP Sector Coordinator(s):___________POC: is the person responsible for maintaining the BEAP and conducting departmental training.
2Introduction BEAP required by OSHA Specifically developed for __________ DepartmentBEAP is located at/in _________and is available to all building occupantsBEAP is reviewed and tested annuallyMouse-over topic icon for more informationFor example click on this icon to get to the Emergency Preparedness home pageYou must view in presentation mode for the hyperlinks to work.
3Fire If you activate a fire alarm or a fire is discovered: Evacuate immediately. Using the posted evacuation route, evacuate to designated assembly point. Stay at the assembly point until released. DO NOT USE ELEVATORS!!Use the fire extinguisher for small firesThe person activating the alarm should call 911 when safely away from the buildingDirect visitors or students to evacuate the buildingAssist individuals needing help during the evacuationAssembly points should be designated in the BEAP appropriate to the best evacuation routes for that area of the building.
4Severe Weather Notification If available, NOAA weather radio located will alert during severe weatherUTAlert will be activated if the NOAA tornado warning includes campusThunderstorms – Campus does not issue thunderstorm warnings. Departments must monitor outdoor activities.Tornado Warning – gather personal items and shelterClose office doors upon exitingDirect visitors and students to shelterAssist individuals needing help moving to shelterRemain in shelter until releasedShelter is normally bottom floor interior spaceIf you have a NOAA radio. List the location and how the department shares weather information internally.List identified best available shelter locations for tornados
5Medical Response Immediately contact the UTPD at 974-3111 or call 911 Send an available person outdoors to “flag down” EMSProvide first aid or CPR if a trained person is availableAED location(s):________________First Aid kit(s) are located________________
6Active Shooter Fight – As a last resort Follow police instructions The decision between Run, Hide or Fight is based on your immediate situation.The appropriate response to the UTAlert issued to campus for most people is tobarricade (hide) unless they have first hand knowledge of the shooter’s location.Run –If outside near the threatIf indoors and have a clear exit away from the shooterHide –Lock and barricade doorsTurn off lightsTurn off radios and computer monitorsSilence your cell phoneFight – As a last resortWork as a group if possibleImprovise weaponsCommit to your actionsAct with physical aggressionFollow police instructionsMake sure empty hands are in plain view
7Hazardous Material Release If you become aware of a hazardous materials release inside the building:If safe to do so, contain the spillSecure the areaEvacuate to designated assembly pointInform emergency responders of the location of spillNotify UTPD or dial 911NotificationUTAlertLocal mediaNOAA weather radioResponseMove inside immediatelyClose all windows and doorsTurn off any local HVAC systems not controlled by FacilitiesIf possible, enter an interior room and seal the room (doors, windows, and vents) with towels, plastic, or tape for further protection.Remain until released or evacuated by emergency personnel
8Earthquake Earthquakes occur without warning Take immediate individual actionGet under a desk or heavy tableIf a desk is not available, move into a hallway or stand against an inside wall.If outdoors, stay outdoorsOnce the shaking stopsGather valuables and exit the building. Evacuate to designated assembly pointDO NOT USE ELEVATORS!!Use caution if you encounter downed power line or other hazardsDO NOT RE-ENTER THE BUILDING!!
9Potential hazards caused by outages Utility OutageTypes of outagesPotential hazards caused by outagesElectricWaterTelephoneSteam or GasElectric or chilled waterNon-functioning safety devices like fume hoods.Dangers from tripping and injuries due to lights being out.Person(s) being trapped on elevators.Dangers of extreme heat and cold on employees.Inability to contact responders if an emergency occurs while telephones are out.Sanitation problems due to no water.Consider impact of a utility outage on research activities.
10Bomb Threat/Suspicious Package You may become aware of a bomb threat by:TelephoneMaintain an open phone line with caller if possibleIf directed, follow police orders to evacuate to designated assembly point.If you receive a suspicious package or letter:A suspicious package may include misspellings, wires, odor, wrong title, oilyDon’t open, smell, or tasteTreat as suspectedImmediately call UTPD at or 911 for either situation!
11Other Considerations Building Specific Response Procedures Special EquipmentEmergency procedures for lab shutdownBuilding ContactsInternal CommunicationsProvide assistance to people with functional needsIf evacuating, direct visitors and students safely out of the buildingAccountabilityAfter all major campus-wide emergencies, self-report for tracking @ Reconnect.utk.edu or Emergency SafeRemain at the building assembly point until releasedAdd details specific to operations in this building like specialized labs, common student/visitor gathering areas, how internal communication flows, and people known to need evacuation assistance.