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Emergency Procedures

There is a legal duty on the university to ensure Emergency procedures are in operation tested and reviewed. This ensures that persons within the university confines, i.e., Staff, students, contractors and visitors, are not exposed to any unnecessary danger should an emergency occur.

Emergency situations which may cause the University Emergency Response Plan to be implemented may include:

    1. Fire
    2. Emergency evacuation due to: Gas leaks, Chemical spills, Biological and Radioactive incidents, Bomb alerts
    3. Serious accidents and injury
    4. Natural disaster (extreme weather/flooding)
    5. Off-site incidents
    6. Power failure

24-hour Security Services is located at 200 Pearse Street, adjacent to the Beckett Theatre. If you become aware of any potential emergency situation, you should contact Security Services at extension 1999. The appropriate action to take in the event of an emergency is outlined here.

A map of the assembly points to be used in case of fire, are outlined below.

The more detailed Emergency Response Plan can be viewed here.