Power Outage/Building Utility Failure

• Remain calm.

• Contact the College Police at extension 5205 from a campus phone or direct dial 818-409-5925. You may also contact the Facilities Department at extension 5555 from a campus phone.

• Evacuate via nearest exit when safe to do so.

• If safe to do so, retrieve personal belongings and secure business belongings.

• If the hallways or stairwells are dark due to the power outage, move slowly and cautiously. Illuminate your pathway with flashlights or mobile phone lights.

• Walk, do not run.

• Use stairs, do not use elevators.

• Assist people with functional and access needs to evacuate.

• Laboratory personnel should secure experiments, unplug electrical equipment, and store chemicals in their proper locations.

• If you are trapped in an elevator during a power failure:

- Use the elevator emergency phone to contact the College Police (College Police will also conduct elevator checks of all elevators on campus to insure no one is trapped inside).

-Stay on the line with the dispatcher until help arrives.