Major System Failure
MAJOR SYSTEM FAILURE
(Electric, Heat, Central Air Conditioning, Gas Leak, Water/Sewer)
|CONTACT||Buildings and Grounds|
|During business hours|
|New York||Ext: 1521|
|White Plains||Ext: 4088|
|New York||Ext: 1800|
|White Plains||Ext: 4111|
To provide a safe and secure environment while assessing the situation. All reasonable efforts will be made to provide temporary service until permanent repairs are made. If the safety of the building occupants cannot be assured, senior management will be consulted for the relocation of occupants.
In the event of any major system failure Security or the Maintenance Mechanic on duty will advise management of the situation in the following order:
University Maintenance Supervisor
Asst. Director or Director of Buildings and Grounds
Director of Physical Plant
AVP for Facilities Management
An immediate assessment will be made to determine if all life safety systems are operational and that no hazardous conditions are present. [The senior facilities management/security person on site will make the final determination if any building is safe to occupy or if there should be relocation to another building or campus.]
Restoration of services will begin as soon as the safety and security of occupants and workers can be assured.
First responders shall conform to the following procedure as much as possible.
Access the situation
Ensure the safety of occupants
Ensure the safety of workers
Abate hazardous conditions
Secure University property to prevent further damage.