All occupied University premises are fitted with fire alarms. The sounding of the fire alarm should always be taken as a signal to evacuate the building, except in the case of pre-arranged testing. During pre-arranged testing, the sounders will operate for no more than 10 seconds.
Fire Action notices are sited at the Fire Alarm Break-Glass Call-Points in each building. These notices instruct as to:
Larger University buildings have individual Fire Evacuation Plans, which include details of the “Warden Sweep” evacuation systems in use within these buildings. The buildings concerned are:
Guidance on the evacuation of other buildings is provided in the Health & Safety leaflets produced by individual Schools and Departments.
General Advice in the Event of Evacuation
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