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What’s Your Hotel Evacuation Plan?
September 21st, 2011

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  • Think about what you’d absolutely need if you did have to evacuate and there was an actual fire. coque huawei They don’t generally let you bring large items with you, so put your ID, phone, cash/credit card and anything absolutely necessary (ie medication) in your pockets. fjallraven kanken big backpack ox red If the hotel were to go ablaze, these are the basics you’d want to have in your position.
  • If you have to evacuate, there is a reason for the “in a fire, take the stairs” signs – can get trapped in an elevator and die of smoke inhalation. Go down the stairs in an orderly fashion – it will slow down the process if people try to trample each other and no one will get anywhere.