- If you smell gas, and if personal safety allows, turn off the source and evacuate the immediate area.
- The human nose is extremely sensitive to the odorant placed into natural gas and so it is detectable far below any fire/explosion levels. Therefore, for low-level smells, immediately contact 911 (or 9-911 from a campus phone).
- If gas odor is strong, evacuate the building using the fire alarm pull station and call 911 (or 9-911 from a campus phone). Evacuate to your building Emergency
- Do not turn on/off any electrical equipment or light switches.
- Unplug sensitive equipment, if not connected to a surge protector.
- Disconnect hazardous equipment according to your local plan.
- Check elevators for trapped individuals and call 911 (or 9-911 from a campus phone).
- Stay away from downed power lines.
- Emergency exit lighting may only stay on for a short time.
- During an extended power outage, you may have to leave the building and go to your building Emergency Assembly Point.
- In order to maximize the emergency generator run time and efficiency, please turn off power to non-essential areas (departmental kitchen, copier room, etc.) and equipment (typewriter, coffee machines, etc.).
- If personal safety allows, shut off electrical equipment and evacuate area. Do not enter area where live electrical circuits are in contact with water.
- Do not drink water from any campus system after an earthquake or a flood.
- Report plumbing breaks to Facilities Management at (805) 893-2661, ext. 4, or after business hours to Police at (805) 893-3446.
Heating and Ventilation:
Report air conditioning or heating problems to Facilities Management at (805) 893-2661, ext. 4, or after business hours to Police at (805) 893-3446.