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Power Outage

If a power outage occurs, call 911.

•If evacuation of the building is necessary, exit via stairway, and DO NOT USE ELEVATORS. Seek and assist any disabled persons in evacuating the building.

•Laboratory personnel should secure experiments or activities that may present a danger with the electrical power off or when it is restored unexpectedly. If a hazard exists, notify the lab instructor and call 911.

•When mechanical ventilation is interrupted, vapors or chemicals may reach hazardous concentration levels. To avoid this, use natural ventilation and clean up or put away chemicals and close containers. If this is not possible, respirators may be required.

If people are trapped in an elevator:

•Tell the passengers to stay calm and that you will get help.

•Call 911.

•Try to keep the trapped passengers calm. Talk to them until help arrives.


Public Safety Contact Numbers

Call 911 in an emergency

  • Life-threatening situation
  • Medical emergency
  • Crime in progress
  • Fire
  • Major disturbance
  • Crime report
  • Request for police presence to deal with potentially-disruptive person

Call Extension 7654 or (619) 644-7654 for Campus and Parking Services

  • Automobile assistance
  • Parking
  • Lost & Found
  • Safety Escort
  • Room Unlock/Lock

Public Safety and Campus and Parking Services information


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