UWW Emergency Information - Elevator Malfunction

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Elevator Malfunction

Call 911

If you are trapped in an elevator, use the emergency phone to notify University Police. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO EXIT A STALLED ELEVATOR UNLESS TOLD TO DO SO BY A CAMPUS OFFICIAL.

If a person is stranded in an elevator, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO FORCE THE ELEVATOR DOORS OPEN. BE PATIENT.

Notify University Police at 911. Provide the following information:

  • Your name.
  • Building.
  • Floor.
  • Present situation.

A person stranded in an elevator needs to be reassured that his/her alarm has been noticed and help is coming. Keep in contact until help arrives.

If you find an inoperative elevator without occupants, notify Facilities Planning and Management at 1320 immediately.

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