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MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE ELEVATOR/ESCALATOR MALFUNCTION LOSS OF UTILITES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL INFANT/CHILD ABDUCTION BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE THEFT MISSING ITEMS PERSONAL SAFETY WORKPLACE VIOLENCE ARMED INTRUDER BLOOD/BODY FLUID SPILL BLOOD BODY FLUID EXPOSURE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE EXPOSURE WORK RELATED INJURY OR ILLNESS Placeholder image
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INITIAL RESPONSE

When you see fire, smoke or something burning:

  • R - Remove individuals from danger
  • A - Activate fire pull station and press the EMERG soft key or call 74222
  • A - Activate fire pull station and press the EMERG soft key or call (312) 227-4222
  • C - Close all doors
  • E - Relocate horizontally across fire door to safe refuge
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If you hear Code Red announcement for your floor or directly above or below, stay where you are and await further instructions. If in immediate danger relocate horizontally across fire door to safe refuge

If you smell smoke contact, Facility Services 74098

If you smell smoke contact, Facility Services (312) 227-4098

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

To extinguish a small fire, locate the ABC fire extinguisher (found in each stairwell, in the hallways and in some suite):

  • P - Pull the pin
  • A - Aim the nozzle at base of fire
  • S - Squeeze the handles together
  • S - Sweep from side to side

ABC fire extinguisher is used for all types of fires

Oxygen to patient rooms may not be shut off unless directed by the Chicago Fire Department in collaboration with the charge nurse (circulating nurse for surgical services) and Fire Response Team Leader

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