Upon discovering a fire, the following steps are to be taken:
Note: Doors that are provided with electromagnetic locking devices will release upon activation of the fire alarm system. A sign “Emergency Exit Unlocked by Fire Alarm” identifies these doors.
Good fire prevention is an effective method for implementing fire safety in the building. The following comments are provided for all building staff and occupants:
IF YOU HEAR A FIRE ALARM ALERT SIGNAL
BUILDING OCCUPANTS – DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS
Note: After hours, weekends and holidays, upon hearing the fire alarm alert signal, evacuate the building by using the nearest exit.
IF YOU HEAR A FIRE ALARM EVACUATION SIGNAL BUILDING OCCUPANTS
FLOOR WARDENS – Duties & Responsibilities
TENANT FIRE WARDENS – Duties & Responsibilities
If a tenant at 365 Bloor St. East should receive a bomb threat, extreme care should be taken to avoid possible injury, loss of life and panic.
The telephone operator or person answering the telephone, in particular, should react calmly and have a laid down procedure covering the receipt of a bomb threat call (see attached forms), including noting the following particulars and notifying the proper officials:
Immediately upon termination of the actual bomb threat call:
In the event a suspicious object is found, the following action should be taken:
Watch for the following electrical faults:
Main Electrical Distribution Panel
Appliances and Electrical Equipment
If a hazardous chemical is recognized, extreme caution must be observed to reduce the incidence of illness and injury in the affected area. Under certain conditions, chemicals can have mild, moderate and severe effects on health (eyes, skin and respiratory irritation, poisoning) and the environment in general (explosion, fire).
Upon the accidental spill of a hazardous chemical or upon recognizing a chemical vapour is present, mild or moderate, the following steps can be taken:
When extreme danger is recognized and/or severe health effects (e.g. dizziness, nausea, headache, difficulty breathing) are experienced, the following steps can be taken: