Safety & Security

Dothan Campus Utility Failure Information

Purpose

To provide a procedure to maximize the security of faculty, staff, students, and property in the event of a major utility failure.

Definitions/Explanations

Utility failure at TROY-Dothan Campus would result when the following occurs:

  • Electrical Failure
  • Water Failure/Flooding
  • Gas Leak Detected

Procedures

In the event of a major utility failure occurring during regular working hours (7:45 A.M. through 5:30 P.M., Monday through Friday), immediately notify the Switchboard Operator, Maintenance personnel, or University Police at (334) 685-1185.

In the event of a major utility failure occurring during the evening program (5:30 P.M. through 10:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday), immediately notify the Switchboard Operator at extension 111 or University Police at (334) 685-1185.

If there is potential danger to building occupants or if the utility failure occurs after hours, weekends, or holidays, notify University Police at (334) 685-1185.

In the event of plumbing failure/flooding, cease using all electrical equipment.

In the event of a gas leak, cease all operations. Do not switch on lights or any other electrical equipment.

All building evacuations will occur when an alarm sounds (See Evacuation Procedures.)

Malone Hall, Adams Hall, and Library/Technology building are equipped with emergency lighting to provide sufficient illumination in corridors and halls for safe evacuations.

ASSIST THE HANDICAPPED IN EXITING THE BUILDING!

Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected building(s). Keep the walkways, fire lanes, and hydrants clear for emergency crews.

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