A generic Emergency Action Plan associated with faculty and staff wood frame housing units is attached for reference in emergency situations. This plan is provided to faculty and staff members and their families with lease renewals on an annual basis. Emergency Action Plans specific to each faculty and staff wood frame housing unit are provided on a CD included with this report.
Wesleyan University Emergency Action Plan For Faculty and Staff Wood Frame Housing Units
In the event that you:
Emergency Equipment Provided
The following pieces of emergency equipment are provided each housing unit:
Smoke Detectors: These units are local alarms only and do not alert authorities in the event of an emergency. Residents of each housing unit are required to call Public Safety at 911 from a safe place. Do not damage these units or disable these units by placing items over the smoke detector.
Fire Extinguishers: A,B,C type fire extinguishers are provided in each housing unit near high hazard areas. These units can extinguish combustible, flammable liquid and electrical fires.
Use of Emergency Equipment Although it is the policy to evacuate the building in the event of a fire or other emergency, circumstances may indicate that the use of a fire extinguisher may be beneficial. Immediately evacuate and notify Public Safety once the unit has been expended.