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UTEP Library Emergency Procedures

possible library emergency situations

Equipment Failure

A.  If applicable:

1.  Turn off or unplug the malfunctioning equipment at the power source, such as the breaker, receptacle, switch,  etc.

2.  Use a fire extinguisher if fire is present and it is safe.

3.  Initiate first aid if the equipment malfunction has resulted in personal injury.

4.  Call the University Police (5611), regardless of the severity of the injury.

B.  Report all equipment failures to Library Administration between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. After 5:00 p.m. and on weekends call the University Police (5611) only if the equipment constitutes a hazard which cannot wait until the next day.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Routine inspection, maintenance, and repair of equipment in the Library are matters for the Facilities Services and/or outside contracts. Library personnel should never attempt to repair or make unauthorized adjustments on equipment. 

Tampering with equipment one knows little about can result in severe injury or further damage to the equipment in question.

 

 

(Revised 11/20/2019)

Equipment Failure

A.  If applicable:

1.  Turn off or unplug the malfunctioning equipment at the power source, such as the breaker, receptacle, switch, etc.

2.  Use a fire extinguisher if fire is present and it is safe.

3.  Initiate first aid if the equipment malfunction has resulted in personal injury.

4.  Call the University Police (5611), regardless of the severity of the injury.

B.  Report all equipment failures to Library Administration between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. After 5:00 p.m. and on weekends call the University Police (5611) only if the equipment constitutes a hazard which cannot wait until the next day.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Routine inspection, maintenance, and repair of equipment in the Library are matters for the Facilities Services and/or outside contracts. Library personnel should never attempt to repair or make unauthorized adjustments on equipment. 

Tampering with equipment one knows little about can result in severe injury or further damage to the equipment in question.

(Revised 11/20/2019)

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