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MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE ELEVATOR MALFUNCTION ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURE BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PERSONAL SAFETY THEFT MISSING ITEMS WORK RELATED INJURY OR ILLNESS Placeholder image
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INITIAL RESPONSE

When an overhead evacuation announcement is made in the building by the Chicago Fire Department:

  • Remain calm
  • Alert others in the area
  • Listen for directions from the Chicago Fire Department, Building Security and/or Hospital Designee
  • Move out of the immediate area as directed
  • Leave the area through the closest exit as directed
  • Use an alternate escape route if the door feels hot
  • Do not use the elevator
  • Once outside the building move to your assigned meeting place from all stairwells meet on The W Hotel property under the canopy at the corner of Erie and Lake Shore Drive

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

When in your assigned gathering location

  • Account for all visitors and staff
  • Report any missing person to Chicago Fire Department, Building Security and/or Hospital Designee
  • Wait for instructions from the Chicago Fire Department, Building Security and/or Hospital Designee before re-entry
  • Exercise caution at all times when crossing the street. Watch out for fire trucks, fire hoses and falling debris
  • Call and update Hospital Security (312) 227-4222 from a safe area
  • Call and update Hospital Security (312) 227-4222 from a safe area
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