Fire evacuation training is very important to building occupants to ensure staff are aware of their environments, surroundings and roles in the event of an emergency.
To ensure a safe orderly evacuation of a building routine fire evacuation training is essential to ensure all employees are aware of there closest evacuation point, it is also important to ensure evacuation training is completed so all staff are safe and appropriately trained.
Take the time now to familiarize yourself with emergency stairwells, exit routes, and the assembly area for your primary location, as well as for all buildings that you frequent. Evacuations are mandatory for fire alarms and when directed by authorities. No Exceptions!
Signals: A building evacuation will be signaled by the building fire alarm, including strobe lights, audible alerts, and/or other means of emergency notification (e.g., UIC Emergency SMS or other alerts by first response agencies).
Action (Get Out!): When you receive the notification, leave the building and proceed to the assembly area in the building’s evacuation plan.