What to Do In an Emergency

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In an EMERGENCY call Ext. 2222 or 911 from a lab phone. If you are using a cell phone or off-site, call (631) 344-2222.

What is my Evacuation Zone?

To find your evacuation zone, please select your building from the drop-down below. Do not use the map, it is for reference only.

   

Building Fire Alarm Bells

Any ringing of fire alarms or upon notification by Local Emergency Coordinator (LEC), evacuate the building immediately.

 

Site Siren & Warning Instructions

Continuous sounding of siren for four minutes
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Instructions:

If you are in a building when this siren sounds, proceed immediately to the Building Assembly Area and await instructions from your Local Emergency Coordinator.

If you are in your car, drive to the nearest building, locate the building assembly area, and follow instructions from the Local Emergency Coordinator.

If you are walking outdoors, proceed to the nearest building, locate the building assembly area, and follow instructions from the Local Emergency Coordinator.

Note: Lower volume when using headphones!

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Intermittent sounding of site sirens for four minutes
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Instructions:
Evacuate the site immediately.

If you are in a building when this siren sounds, follow instructions of Lab emergency forces on sequence and routes for evacuation through tone alert system and/or e-mail.

If you are in your car, follow instructions of Lab emergency forces personnel posted at roads and intersections.

If you are walking outdoors, proceed to your car or the nearest building and follow instructions of Lab emergency forces.

If you are in the housing area, proceed indoors, close all windows and doors, and await further instruction from the Laboratory emergency forces or housing personnel.

If you have a child/children on the site at the Child Development Center or Red School House pick up your child/children and proceed off site, following the instructions of posted Laboratory emergency forces personnel.

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Emergency voice warnings heard on-site
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Instructions:
Follow all voice commands heard over the labs emergency warning system.

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Play SirenTest - "This is a Test of the Brookhaven National Laboratory Emergency Warning System. This
is only a test."

Play SirenSevere Weather - "The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Weather Warning. Please take cover indoors."

Play SirenTornado Warning - "The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning. Please move to the interior areas of any building."

Play SirenFire on Site - "Fire on Site. Please stand by for further instructions."

Play SirenEmergency on Site - "Emergency on Site. Please stand by for further instructions."

Play SirenAll Clear - "This is an All Clear. Please resume your normal activities."

Play SirenDrill on Site - "There is a Drill on Site. There is only a Drill on Site."

Play SirenSecurity Alert - "Security Alert. Security Alert. Remain where you are. Lock doors if possible and wait for the all clear."

 

Shelter In Place

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Instructions:
Gather in your indoor assembly area or shelter in place area based on Tone Alert Radio notification/pager notifications.

If you are responsible for your Tone Alert Radio/pager, then be sure to bring it with you.

Turn off any heating, ventilation, or air conditioning unit in your work area.

Turn off lights.

Close doors behind you as you move to your shelter in place area.

Wait in shelter in place area for further instructions.

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Last Modified: October 14, 2014
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