Presentation on theme: "1. Written Plan which describes actions that must be taken to ensure employee safety in emergencies Includes floor plans or maps which show emergency."— Presentation transcript:
Written Plan which describes actions that must be taken to ensure employee safety in emergencies Includes floor plans or maps which show emergency escape routes Each building on campus has its own Emergency Action Plan. 2
Tells employees what actions to take in emergency situations Covers reasonably expected emergencies, such as fires, explosions, toxic chemical releases, hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, & floods 3
PREVENT CHAOS! Do not run, but walk as rapidly as possible to the nearest exit (or as instructed) 4
Exit routes must be permanent and there must be enough exits in the proper arrangement for quick escape Exits must be separated by fire-resistant materials Openings into an exit must be limited to those necessary to allow access to the exit or to the exit discharge An opening into an exit must be protected by an approved self-closing fire door that remains closed or automatically closes in an emergency 6
Must be able to open from the inside at all times without keys, tools, or special knowledge Device such as a panic bar that locks only from the outside is permitted Must be free of any device or alarm that could restrict emergency use if the device or alarm fails 7
44 in. minimum more than 50 36 in. minimum less than 50 Exit routes must be free & unobstructed Keep exit routes free of explosive or highly flammable materials 8
SpartAlert Emergency Notification System ◦ The Emergency Notification System is a communications service that Upstate provides for all students, faculty and staff. All students, faculty and staff can voluntarily register to receive alerts about threats of imminent danger at or near any Upstate location. This service is used in conjunction with other communication channels including on campus paging announcements and campus-wide e- mail. ◦ Be assured that Upstate will also use other communication tools during emergency situations including, broadcast e- mail messages, paging to campus telephone extensions through existing Cisco IP speaker phones, electronic signage, a coordinated use of public media outlets, and a ◦ 24-hour recorded Emergency Hotline, (864) 503-5599.
SpartAlert Emergency Notification System ◦ Participants are being asked through VIP to provide a cell phone number, email address and work/alternate phone in order to receive the alerts in the event of an emergency. ◦ If you do not know how to log into your VIP account please contact the help desk at extension 5257.
Please refer to the Student and Employee Emergency and Safety Procedures booklet, or the University Incident Management Plan. Both of these may be accessed online at www.uscupstate.edu/emergency www.uscupstate.edu/emergency Contact your building coordinator for your building’s Emergency Action Plans You may now finish this safety training tutorial by completing the OSHA Assessment Quiz.OSHA Assessment Quiz