CRAWL IF THERES SMOKE If you get caught in smoke get down and crawl,taking short breaths through the nose. Cleaner, cooler air will be near the floor. Get Low And Go. FEEL THE DOORS BEFORE OPENING. Before opening any doors, feel the door knob. If it is hot, dont open the door. If it is cool, open it slightly, and if heat or heavy smoke are present, close the door and stay in the room. GO TO THE NEAREST EXIT OR STAIRWELL. If the nearest exit is blocked by fire, heat or smoke, go to another exit. Always use an exit stairwell, not an elevator. Elevator shafts may fill with smoke or the power may fail, leaving you trapped. Stairwell fire doors will keep out fire and smoke-if they are closed-and will protect you until you get outside.
Yes Faculty, staff and students are required to immediately evacuate the building when a fire alarm sounds. Never assume a fire alarm activation indicates a false alarm. Always assume that the situation is a real threat.
Evacuation maps are posted throughout all CRC buildings. All smaller dormitories have written evacuation plans that are posted adjacent to the evacuation maps. Designated meeting points for each residence are noted on the posted plans. Many larger building.
The University takes every precaution possible to prevent fires. The Office of the Facilities Management and Planning OFMPs Area Managers conduct monthly life safety inspections of the buildings in their area. EHS, in coordination with the Boston.
One of the most critical jobs of a firefighter is search and rescue. For young children, it is important that firefighters are seen as people they can follow and trust. A firefighter in bunker gear breathing with an air tank can be scary.
Know and adhere to the terms of the established Community Standards in the Relationship Statement. Know and adhere to the provisions in the Tufts Habitats ensure that all Life Safety Systems Fire Alarm, Sprinkler, Fire Escapes, Fire Extinguishers.
Drinking alcohol increases the chance of falling asleep while smoking in bed. Approximately 50 of those who die in student housing fires have a high blood alcohol level that impairs their ability to react to a fire and safely escape. Assign an Event Monitor to perform a post-event inspection to ensure that all exits are unobstructed, trash is removed to the outside, and that smoking materials have not been discarded into trash or furniture. This inspection is a requirement in the Relationship Statement.