- Remain CALM. Walk, do not run.
- Do not use elevators! Use stairwells to exit.
- If you are in an elevator when the alarm sounds, do not push the “emergency stop” button.
- Do not talk and listen carefully for specific evacuation instructions.
- If possible, assist persons with disabilities who appear to need direction or assistance.
- Do not take personal items with you and close doors behind you.
- If leaving a room, feel the door with the back of your hand before opening it and do not open any door that feels hot.
- If smoke is present, stay low. The best air quality is near the floor.
- Never evacuate up.
- Move quickly to your company-designated assembly area and check in with your Floor Warden. Assist with determining if all persons from your area are accounted for.
- Return to the building only when instructed by Police or Fire Department officials.
General Evacuation Conduct:
- Move quickly, but do not run.
- Remove high-heeled shoes if necessary.
- Use handrails and move to the right when emergency responders are encountered.
- Allow room for others, but do not unnecessarily hold up travel.
- Assist those who are slower moving or disabled.