Utility Failure

Utility Failure/ Interruption:

  • Immediately report utility failures during regular work hours (Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) to the Facilities and Services Customer Care Center at (404) 413-0700
  • Immediately report data network and telephone system interruptions to the IS&T Technical Operations Center at (404) 413-4444, located in Room G8, Library South (24 hours operation)

Immediately report utility failures after regular work hours, on weekends and on holidays to the University Police Department at (404) 413-3333.

Gas Leaks (Indoor):

  • Evacuate the area immediately
  • Activate your phone tree to ensure everyone in the building is notified
  • Call the Facilities and Services Customer Care Center at (404) 413-0700 and the University Police Department at (404) 413-3333 to report the problem
  • Do not switch on lights or any other electrical equipment. Do not smoke in the area.
  • Account for all building personnel once outside and wait for further instructions from the Police and/or the Atlanta Fire Department

Gas Leaks (Outdoor):

  • Evacuate the area immediately
  • Do not attempt to shut off gas or manipulate valves
  • Call the Facilities and Services Customer Care Center at (404) 413-0700 and the University Police Department at (404) 413-3333 to report the problem
  • Prevent vehicular traffic and pedestrians from entering the area until the  Police arrive to set up a perimeter
  • Do not smoke in the area or move any vehicles that are parked near the broken gas line
  • Follow the instructions of the Police Department and Atlanta Fire Department

Power Outage:

  • Report the outage to the Facilities and Services Customer Care Center at (404) 413-0700 and the University Police Department at (404) 413-3333
  • Help co-workers in darkened areas move to safer locations
  • Secure current experimental work and keep refrigerators and freezers closed
  • Unplug personal computers, appliances and non-essential electrical equipment
  • Open windows for additional light and ventilation
 
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