• Home

  • About FMU

  • Services

  • Campus Information

  • Projects

  • Safety, Health & Environment

  • Useful Information

  • The Open University of Hong Kong

    Safety & Emergency Procedures


    Introduction
     
    The following guidance note is about safety & emergency procedures for OUHK staff/student users to take to reduce the risk of fire and know what action to take in case a fire or suspected explosive object is found on campus.

     
    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.
     
    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.
    • DO NOT USE THE LIFT.
     
    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.
     
    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 travelling 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.
    • 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
     KHC  2540 0072   Office Hours
     2624 5767 / 2768 6260  After Office Hours - MC Security Control Room
     
    MC - Main Campus
    JCC - Jockey Club Campus
    KHC – Kwai Hing Campus
     

    Maintained by: Facilities Management Unit ( fmu@ouhk.edu.hk )
    Modified Date: Aug 11, 2017



    Site Map
    About OUHK
    President's Message
    Vision & Mission
    History
    Strategic Plan
    Governance & Organization
    Principal Officers
    Honorary Graduates & University Fellows
    Facts & Figures
    Publications
    Academic Programmes
    Full-time face-to-face undergraduate programmmes
    Face-to-face postgraduate programmes
    Distance learning programmes
    Research degree programmes
    Professional programmes and short courses
    eLearning programmes
    Academic Support & External Links
    Library
    University Research Centre
    Office of Academic Supports
    Student Affairs Office
    OUHK Consultants (Shenzhen) Limited
    Administrative Units
    Educational Technology & Publishing Unit
    Facilities Management Unit
    Finance Unit
    Human Resources Unit
    Information Technology Unit
    Public Affairs Unit
    Registry
    Admission
    Full-time face-to-face undergraduate programmmes
    Face-to-face Postgraduate programmes
    Distance learning programmes
    Research degree programmes
    Professional training and short courses
    eLearning programmes
    Annual Report 2015-2016
    Broadcast on TVB Pearl to Enlighten All
    Choose your study programme
    Events Calendar
    Giving to OUHK
    Implementation of a unified academic calendar
    Information for
    Prospective Students
    Current Students
    Alumni
    Tutors
    Staff
    Media
    Jockey Club Home Health Watch Programme
    Library
    Media coverage
    Motto: Disce, Progredere, Crea
    Open Learning Resources
    iTunes U
    Open for Learning
    Knowledge Network
    OpenLink
    Policies
    Accessibility
    Privacy policies
    Terms and policies
    Research
    About University Research Centre
    Internal R&D Funding
    External R&D Funding
    Ethical Review Regarding Human and Animal Research
    Research Safety Review
    Seminars
    Conferences
    Research Bulletin
    Journal Database
    Visiting Scholars
    Schools and LiPACE
    School of Arts and Social Sciences
    Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
    School of Education and Languages
    School of Science and Technology
    Division of Nursing and Health Studies, School of Science and Technology
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE)
    Site Search
    Social Media
    Facebook
    YouTube Channel
    Student Life & Support
    Students' Achievements
    Switch on to e-materials
    Useful Information
    Adverse weather arrangements
    Campus location
    Job Vacancies
    Contact us
    Telephone: (852-2711-2100)
    Facsimile: (852-2715-0760)
    Email: info@ouhk.edu.hk
    View the videos of Full-time Face-to-face Undergraduate Programme selected seminars
    Web for All
    Webmaster
    Back To Top