Emergency Procedure Posters

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  • Evacuate the building using the nearest exit (or alternate if nearest exit is blocked).

  • Do not use elevators!

  • Take personal belongings (keys, purses, wallets, etc.)

  • Secure any hazardous materials or equipment before leaving.

  • Follow directions given by evacuation wardens.

  • Go to Evacuation Assembly Point (EAP) designated in this building’s evacuation plan and on building emergency evacuation signs.

  • Assist persons with disabilities.







UW Emergency Management
January 2006


  • Drop, Cover, Hold under a table or desk or against an inside wall - not in a doorway - until the shaking stops.
  • After the shaking stops, check yourself and others for injuries and move toward the nearest exit or alternate.
  • Evacuate the building.
  • Do not leave the area/campus without reporting your status to your instructor, building coordinator or Fire/Floor Warden.
  • Go to your nearest campus Mass Assembly Area for more information and critical updates.


  • Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station and call 9-1-1 if possible.
  • Evacuate the building.
  • Do not enter building until authorized by emergency personnel.


  • If an emergency or if anyone is in danger, call 9-1-1.
  • Move away from the site of the hazard to a safe location.
  • Follow the instructions of emergency personnel.
  • Alert others to stay clear of the area.
  • Notify emergency personnel if you have been exposed or have information about the release.


  • Remain calm; provide assistance to others if necessary.
  • Move cautiously to a lighted area. Exits may be indicated by lighted signs if the emergency power is operating.
  • Turn off and unplug computers and other voltage sensitive equipment.
  • For information about a prolonged outage, tune to radio KOMO 1000 AM, and/or
    call UW 206-897-INFO (4636).


  • Do not physically confront the person.
  • Do not let anyone into a locked building/office.
  • Do not block the person’s access to an exit.
  • Call 9-1-1. Provide as much information as possible about the person and their direction of travel.


  • Do not touch or disturb object.
  • Call 9-1-1.
  • Notify your supervisor and/or the building coordinator.
  • Be prepared to evacuate