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Fire Brigade strike action on 25 September

24 September 2013

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The Fire Brigade have confirmed they will be taking strike action on Wednesday 25 September, 12-4pm.

Staff and students are encouraged to take extra care during this time.

  • Refrain from any high-risk activities, ie working with flammable materials or substances
  • Familiarise yourself with all escape routes and exits as well as the location of your assembly point.
  • If you detect a fire press the manual call point immediately to raise the alarm and call 5555 (on Campus) or 999 (Halls or Chiswick) and contact Security (you will receive a fire service response)
  • If you hear the alarm sound leave the premises immediately by the nearest Exit point encouraging others as you leave and obey Fire Marshal instructions
  • Do not use the lifts
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorised to do so by Security or any Fire Officer in attendance

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