Fire and Evacuation

2016 Evacuation Drills will be unannounced. Below are the weeks in which various buildings will be completed. For questions, contact uem@kumc.edu.  

Week of Evacuation Drill           

Buildings to be Drilled

June 14, 2016

Hixon, Lied, Orr Major, Wahl Annex, Wahl East, Wahl West

June 7 or June 10, 2016

Dykes, Hemenway, Hoglund, RSF, Support Services

June 14 - June 17, 2016

Applegate, Delp, Eaton, Murphy, Robinson, Sudler, Taylor, Landon, Sutherland

June 20 - June 24, 2016

Endowment, Kirmayer, Olathe, Student Center, CRC, Fairway North, Wescoe, SON

June 27 

CCHD, Miller, Smith East, Smith West

** If you choose to conduct your own drill as a BEL, you can do so by contact uem@kumc.edu and filling out a completed drill    report form here (BEL access only). 

Evacuation Procedures

If you discover a fire or if the fire alarm is sounding, or you are asked to evacuate through the campus emergency communication system:

Evacuate for Fire

  1. IMMEDIATELY Evacuate the building (do not assume it is a false alarm)                   **Remember - Alertus and Rave will not sound for fire
  2. Proceed to nearest exit - DO NOT use elevator
  3. Activate the nearest pull station (assuming alarms are not already sounding and it is a fire)
  4. Use alternate exit if primary exit is obstructed
  5. Close office doors behind you as you leave as this may help contain or inhibit the spread of fire
  6. Keep low to the floor if smoke is present
  7. If you are able, help those who need special assistance - or if necessary utilize the nearest LifeSlider (unsure how to use a LifeSlider? Contact uem@kumc.edu for training, print of this handout, and watch this video)!
  8. Report to your departments Emergency Assembly Area (EAA)
    • Not sure where your EAA is? Check with your manager or look in your Department or Building Emergency Plan; or check here and ensure this location is still your department's EAA
  9. When in a safe location, contact the Fire or Police Department and provide necessary information
    • From Cell or off campus phone: dial 913-588-5030; from campus land-line: dial 911

Last modified: Jun 06, 2016
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