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Explosion
  1. Remain Calm.
  2. Notify the ITASCA FIRE DEPARTMENT at 911 and give the following information:
    • Your company’s name, address, and telephone number.
    • Floor number where explosion occurred.
    • Details (number of people injured/extent of injuries).
  3. Notify the Management Office at 630-250-9700.
  4. If there is a fire, FOLLOW FIRE PROCEDURE

 If there is no fire:

  • Remain calm.
  • Be prepared for the possibility of further explosions.
  • Stay away from windows, mirrors, overhead fixtures, filing cabinets, bookcases, electrical equipment and large, heavy, unstable objects.
  • Do not move seriously injured persons unless they are in obvious immediate danger (i.e., fire, building collapse, etc.)
  • Open door carefully and watch for falling objects.
  • Do not use elevators.
  • If requested, accompany and assist persons with disabilities who appear to need direction or assistance.
  • Do not use matches or lighters.
  • Use telephones for emergencies only.  Remember that others may be calling.
  • Prior planning includes being familiar with possible hazards in your building and knowing evacuation routes, location of nearest pull station and fire extinguishers.
  • Await the arrival of emergency personnel and follow their instructions.
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