Determine the scope of the outage (floor, building, city block, etc.)
If outage appears to be unique to your facility, contact
Building Maintenance to report the problem and activate emergency power if available:
If outage appears to be widespread (city block), notify power company:
Contact Building Maintenance to activate emergency power, if available.
Improvise with resources available in the facility until outside assistance arrives.
Try to determine from Power Company when service will resume.
If outage is anticipated to be less than____ minutes, stay put and continue to work as best as you can
If the power is anticipated to be out more than____ minutes, the
Department Manager/Alternate will contact the Business Recovery Team
Team Manager to see if evacuation is necessary:
If evacuation is necessary, follow evacuation procedures below:
Shut off all equipment.
Close windows and doors.
Assemble at stairway.
Receive instruction from Department Manager.
If Department Manager not available, proceed to evacuate.
USE STAIRWAYS, NOT ELEVATORS!
Stay to the right.
Use railing as a guide if dark or smoky.
DO NOT PANIC. Orderly evacuation is essential.
When you reach street level, cross street and walk to the assembly location:
Department Manager/Alternate takes head count to confirm all employees are out of building
Wait for further instruction from Business Recovery Team.
DO NOT GO HOME OR RETURN TO WORK UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO.
POWER OUTAGE RECOVERY
Once full power is restored, turn all equipment back on.
Equipment with memory will probably lose data due to power outage unless it has battery backup or connected to an
Uninterruptible Power Supply. (UPS)
Check data that was in use when the power went out.
Re-create any lost data from the most reliable source.
Check data integrity.
Check any programs on microcomputers to make sure that they were not "zapped"
If any problems exist, contact Technical Services Team Manager to request some assistance.
Once system integrity has been confirmed, resume normal work schedule
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