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Emergency Action Plan

Computer Science and Engineering
CSE Building--EBU3B

Building Evacution Procedures

Keep Yourself and Others Calm

  • Shut down equipment that could become unstable or present a hazard.
  • Gather your personal belongings such as glasses, prescription medicine, keys, purse.
  • Touch closed doors before opening. If the surface is hot, do not open -- use another exit route.
  • Quickly move to the outside of the building using the nearest door marked with an "EXIT" sign.
  • Close, but do not lock, all doors as you leave. Take your keys with you.
  • Do not use the elevators. Proceed to the nearest safe stairway.
  • Be certain all persons in the area are evacuated immediately. Keep a list of all laboratory personnel near the exit of the lab/office that can easily be accessed and taken out of the building during an emergency. Use this list as a checklist to ensure all persons are out of the building. Advise emergency response personnel of any missing individuals.
  • Help those who need special assistance - disabled, small children, etc.
  • Report immediately to the designated "safe area" located near the building (please refer to the Region 2 map).
  • Report any missing individuals and last known locations to emergency responders.
  • Notify emergency responders about sensitive research, operating equipment, animals left in buildings, etc.
  • For Computer Science and Engineering, meet on Warren mall just south of the building.
  • Wait for instructions from emergency response personnel. Do not re-enter the building.

Earthquake Procedures

During Heavy Shaking

  • Quickly take cover under a desk/table or crouch in a corner away from large surfaces. Expect, at least, 30 seconds of strong shaking.
  • After the shaking has subsided, quickly evacuate the building, using the stairs, to the designated gathering area on Warren mall just south of the building (see Region 2 map).
  • Personnel will not be allowed to return to their work area until the building has been structurally inspected.

Fire Procedures

In Case of a Small Fire

  • Grab the nearest fire extinguisher. Make sure you have an unobstructed exit available to you.
  • Pull the finger pin located in the extinguisher's handle.
  • Aim the nozzle at the BASE of the fire.
  • Squeeze the handles, sweeping the nozzle from side to side until the fire is out.

In case of a Large Fire

  • Pull the fire alarm and call UCSD Police.
  • From a University phone: 911
  • From a cell phone: 534-HELP [4357]
  • Alert people in the area to begin evacuation. Assist those with disabilities.
  • Close doors to confine the fire.
  • Move to your designated assembly area away and upwind from the building.
  • Have persons knowledgeable about the incident and location assist emergency personnel.

Emergency Phone Numbers

Fire, Police, Medical  
  -   From Campus Phone 911
  -   From Cell Phone 858-534-4357
Thornton Emergency Room x 7-7600
Poison Center 543-6000
Main EOC 43609/43053
Main EOC FAX 43514
EH&S 42390
EH&S Lab 46418
EH&S Van 994-3521
Campus Emergency Status Info 888-308-8273

When Calling 911, calmly state:

  • Your name, the building and room locations of the emergency.
  • The nature of the emergency - fire, chemical, etc.
  • Whether injuries have occurred.
  • Hazards present, which may affect responding emergency personnel.
  • A phone number near the scene where you can be reached.

Master Telephone Contact List

Position Name Phone Phone 2
Chair Rajesh Gupta 4-6658 4-1246
Safety Officer* Dave Wargo 4-1026  
MSO CSE Don Peters-Coville 4-3712  
* Holds Key Contact Information for each lab owned by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

CSE Emergency Response Maps



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