The Safety Office coordinates Continuity of Operation and Emergency Occupant planning for the College. It works closely with the UW Police Department’s Emergency Management Office to create and provide training serving to prepare the College for emergency events.
Emergency Occupant Plans: Federal Regulations (OSHA 1910.38) require that emergency plans be available to all employees for review. COE Safety has created a Canvas Course which has all Engineering building Occupant Emergency Plans (EOP) available for your review. This course is available through UW’s Office of Human Resources using the link above. You should take the time to review the EOP for your building(s) at least annually as contact information may change.
Fire Alarms: All individuals must leave the building by the nearest exit immediately when a fire alarm sounds. If you are the last individual in the lab or office, shut the door behind you. If possible, shut down any reactions that may result in an additional hazard if left unchecked. Move 100′ away from the building and do not attempt to re-enter the building until instructed to do so by emergency personnel.
Tornado Alarms: Seek shelter in interior rooms without windows.
Radiation Alarm (Mechanical Engineering Building): Exit the building to North only. Proceed to Engineering Centers Building until cleared for re-entry by emergency personnel.