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Unformatted text preview: If all exits are blocked, go back to your room, close the door, and call 911 to report your location If your clothing should catch on fire, Stop, Drop, and Roll to smother the flames Feel the door and/or doorknob with the back of your hand before opening the door. If the door is hot, do not open it. If the door is warm, brace yourself behind the door, crouch low, and open the door slightly. If heat and/or heavy smoke are present, close the door and stay in your room. Stay low to the floor. When the Grand Rapids Fire Department arrives on scene, they will assume control of the building. All occupants must give full cooperation to the Fire Department. Emergency Procedures • If you cannot safely leave the room, seal the cracks around the door with wet towels. Call 911 to report your location. • Open the window a few inches for fresh air and hang a brightly colored cloth or bed sheet out the window to alert the Fire Department of your location. If you have a flashlight, use it to signal with at night. • If smoke gets in your room, keep low and dampen a cloth with water, place it over your nose and breathe lightly through it • Stay calm. Do not jump from windows above the second floor. $% FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY PROGRAM Non Residential Buildings Commercial buildings requiring Emergency Evacuation Plans and Fire Drills are theaters, restaurants and bars, sports arenas, hospitals, high-rise buildings, day care centers, schools, malls, stores with over 500 person occupancy, facilities with hazardous processes or materials storage, and buildings with atriums containing assembly, mercantile or educational occupancies. • Training: The Building and/or Emergency Coordinator(s) will assign and train floor monitors and fire wardens in fire evacuation procedures for their buildings • Drills: Fire drills will be conducted in buildings by the Building Coordinator. See page 67, below, for required frequency of fire drills. Also, see “Fire Drill Report Form,” page 66, below. • Emergen...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2014 for the course MOS 5101 taught by Professor Dr.baumgardner during the Fall '13 term at Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach.

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