Center Emergency and Evacuation Plan

In the event of an emergency, it is important to remain calm and follow proper evacuation procedures. The University of Chicago Center in Beijing has developed a fire escape plan and fire response equipment is located around the Center in case of an emergency.

In the case of a fire, please sound the fire alarm, which looks like this:


When there is a containable fire, we can use the fire extinguishers to put out the fire:

Fire extinguishes are stored in boxes


In the Center in Beijing, fire extinguishers are found in boxes located around the facility.

Follow the instructions on the fire extinguisher




In the event of a fire, please follow the directions on the fire extinguisher:

1. Pull out the safety pin

2. Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire.

3. Squeeze the trigger handle.







In the event of a emergency, four emergency exits can be used. DO NOT take the elevators in case of a fire. The emergency exits are indicated by the red arrows, and the fire extinguishers are indicated by red boxes:

After evacuating the building, please wait for further instructions at the Assembly Point, which is in the parking lot at the back of the Culture Plaza:


In the event of any emergency, please immediately notify Dola, Technology and Facilities Manager. Her contact information and other emergency numbers can be found on information sheets at the front desk and the in the student area.





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