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MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE ELEVATOR MALFUNCTION LOSS OF UTILITES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL INFANT/CHILD ABDUCTION BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PERSONAL SAFETY THEFT MISSING ITEMS 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 relocation or an evacuation is necessary the Chicago Fire Department will make an announcement and provide direction.

  • Remain calm
  • Alert others in the area of need to relocate or evacuate
  • Listen for instructions from overhead announcement
  • Move out of the immediate area
  • Exit the floor through the closest stairwell unless otherwise directed by the Chicago Fire Department.
  • Do not use the elevator
  • Once outside the building move east (right) past the loading dock to front of townhomes 455 W. Deming (your assigned meeting place)
  • Account for all patients, parents, visitors, and staff

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

  • Suggested evacuation priority: ambulatory, assisted, then dependent
  • Move those persons unable to walk down the stairs to the Deming WEST stairwell which is a safe area of refuge.
  • Use Emergency phones located on the 9th and 5th floor stairwells as needed
  • Report any missing person to security or Chicago Fire Department.
  • Wait for instructions from the Chicago Fire Department and/or Hospital Designee before re-entry.
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