EHS LINKS:EHS Home Fire Safety Emergency Preparedness

EHS - Box 1914
164 Angell Street
Providence, RI 02912
Office: (401) 863-3353
Fax: (401) 863-7676

FIRE SAFETY - EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN (EAP)

The Brown University Emergency Action Plan has been developed to ensure the safety of Brown Students, Faculty, Staff and Guests in the event of a fire or other emergency situation. The plan details the actions and procedures to be followed in an emergency, and assigns responsibility for certain actions to designated individuals.

The Emergency Action Plan provides procedures for building evacuation, reporting emergencies, locating emergency evacuation locations, personnel accountability, fire extinguisher types and instructions for use, shelter in place procedures, emergency communications and building specific information.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Emergency Action Plan Training consists of a single 60-90 minute session presented by Environmental Health & Safety staff. This training will focus on topics related to emergencies both inside and outside of buildings. The training includes:

  • Emergency evacuation procedures
  • Reporting emergencies
  • Emergency evacuation locations
  • Personnel accountability
  • Fire prevention awareness
  • Fire extinguishers and their use
  • Emergency medical procedures
  • Shelter-in-place procedures
  • Hostile Intruder procedures
  • Emergency communications
  • Building-specific information

Schedules of upcoming classroom training sessions can be viewed at http://training.brown.edu/.

Online Emergency Action Plan Training is available anytime at http://brown.edu/Administration/EHS/fire/EAP_Training/.

BUILDING SPECIFIC EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN INFORMATION

All faculty, staff and students should review their building specific evacuation information located at the following URL:

http://brown.edu/Administration/EHS/fire/eap_listA.html