UWW Emergency Information - Gas Leak

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Gas Leak

EVACUATE and Call 1320 (or 911 after 4:30PM)
  • If you smell gas and suspect a gas leak, cease all operations.
  • DO NOT SWITCH ON LIGHTS OR ANY ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT.
  • DO NOT ACTIVATE FIRE ALARMS.
  • Evacuate the building by the nearest exit. Notify other building occupants to do so as well.
  • DO NOT USE ELEVATORS. DO NOT PANIC.
  • During regular working hours (6:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday), after exiting the building, immediately notify Facilities Planning and Management at (262) 472-1320.
  • State YOUR NAME AND THE EXACT location of the gas leak as well as any applicable information. After hours, weekends or holidays, notify University Police at 911.
  • Once outside, move away from the building at least 500 feet. Keep the walkways clear for emergency crews.
  • DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING unless authorized by the University Police.
  • PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:  If persons with disabilities cannot safely evacuate, assist them to a safe location near a building exit and notify emergency personnel of their location.  Refer also to Building Evacuation for Individuals with Disabilities.

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