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    Safety & Emergency Procedures


    Introduction
     
    The following guidance note is about safety & emergency procedures for OUHK staff/student users to take for reducing the risk of hazard and know what action to take in case of the following scenario is found on campus.

     
    1) Fire Prevention
     
    It is the duty of every staff/student user of the OUHK to take all necessary precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of fire.  The following rules must be observed:
    • Do not carry fire hazardous articles to the OUHK campuses.
    • Do not overload electrical points by using adapters.
    • Smoking is prohibited inside the OUHK campuses, both indoor and outdoor.
    • Turn off electrical equipment when not in use (unless it is designed to be permanently connected).
    • Keep all fire exit doors and means of escape clear of obstruction at all times.
    • Never leave fire exit doors open. Always make sure they are closed, but NOT LOCKED.
    • Ensure smoke doors are closed at all times.
     
    2) What To Do in Case of Fire
     
    • Remain CALM.
    • ALERT persons nearby by shouting ‘FIRE’.
    • BREAK the nearby fire alarm glass.
    • EVACUATE through the fire escape route (routing plan has been posted up on the notices boards) to the assembly area as directed by the security guard promptly.
    • DO NOT USE THE LIFT.
     
    3) What To Do if a Suspected Explosive Object is Found
     
    • Remain CALM.
    • DO NOT TOUCH or WALK CLOSE the object.
    • CONTACT the SECURITY GUARD at Security Control Room and REMAIN at a safe distance from the object.
    • POINT OUT to the arrived security guard the location of the suspected object.
     
    4) What To Do if Health Problem is encountered
     
    • Assess the situation. If condition of the casualty appears to be unconscious or complex, dial 999 for an ambulance first and inform security control room.
    • In case of suspected head or spinal injury, do not move him / her.
     
    Evacuation Procedures
     
    When you evacuate the building, REMAIN CALM and observe the followings:
    • WALK. DO NOT RUN.
    • Turn off all electrical apparatus except lights.
    • Close all doors as your leave but not lock.
    • Do not carry bulky or heavy belongings.
    • Try to help those who may have difficulties in mobility such as the disabled and pregnant persons.
    • Leave the building, using the nearest staircase and go to the assembly area. DO NOT USE THE LIFTS in case of fire.
    • Do not return to the building until permission is given by the Fire Services Department Officer or in charge of the scene.
    • WARNING: DO NOT USE THE LIFTS
    • DO NOT WEDGE OPEN ANY DOORS
     
    Emergency Contact Telephone No. :
     
     MC  2624 5767 / 2768 6260  24 hours - MC Security Control Room
     JCC  3120 2403 / 2406 2098  24 hours - JCC Security Control Room
     
    MC - Main Campus
    JCC - Jockey Club Campus
     
     

    Maintained by: Facilities Management Unit ( fmu@ouhk.edu.hk )
    Modified Date: Dec 07, 2018



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