CHAPTER 5

FIRE SAFETY

4.0 GENERAL FIRE SAFETY

 

4.1  Materials

4.2  Electrical Safety

4.3  Smoking

4.4  Building Evacuation


4.1       Materials

·         Remove unnecessary combustible materials such as paper, boxes and trash from the work area. 

·         Store materials at least 18 inches away from or below automatic sprinklers.

 

4.2       Electrical Safety

·         Observe the electrical safety rules, both the general rules and those specific to your area, which are detailed in Chapter 6, “Electrical Safety.”

 

4.3       Smoking

·         UTMB has been designated a non-smoking campus.

 

4.4       Building Evacuation

·         Keep aisles and corridors clear to permit evacuation. 

·         Do not use elevators in case of fire.  Evacuate via the stairs or assigned evacuation routes. 

·         Do not store items in exit corridors.