Emergency Preparedness

Power Outage

To  minimize the effects of a power outage:

  • Unplug or turn off electrical equipment that was in use when the power went off in your immediate  area. This includes computers, desk  lights, etc. and any other equipment that can adequately be shut down.
  • Leave at least one  light switch “on” so you will know when the power is restored.
  • Remain calm and let your eyes adjust to the  darkened condition.
  • DO NOT move around.  If necessary remain where you are and wait  for an announcement of the conditions.
  • DO NOT open any refrigerator  doors unless it is absolutely necessary. 

If you are advised to  leave the area, follow your evacuation route and wait at the assembly area for  further instructions.

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