Building Emergency Plan

In Case of Fire

  1. Call 991
  2. Give the Address:
    1090 3rd Street
    West Lafayette IN
  3. Pull a fire alarm handle. Alarm handles are located in the entrance and exit of the first floor
  4. Only if absolutely safe use a fire extinguisher to reduce/eliminate the fire else evacuate to safety

In Case of Injury

  1. Call 991
  2. Give the Address:
    1090 3rd Street
    West Lafayette IN
  3. Follow the instructions from the emergency responder
  4. If there are spare helpers, or if instructed to do so, station people at the Center doors to guide the first responders

Fire Alarms Sounding Inside the Bechtel Center

  1. Emergency Stop by Hervé Bet from NounProject.com E-STOP or turn it OFF equipment / machinery you are using
  2. IMMEDIATELY evacuate across 3rd St. and Russell St. to the Plaza in front of the Honors College Residences (HCRN)
    • Good Weather: Gather in plaza in front of HCRN
    • Bad Weather: Gather inside foyer of HCRN through doors off the plaza
  3. STAY in the plaza/foyer so emergency responders are not put at risk by searching for you
BIDC Building Evacuation Map showing HCRN Plaza
Evacuation Map if Fire Alarms Sound Inside the Center
Purdue Honors College (HCRN) Plaza - BIDC gathering point
Evacuation Location if Fire Alarms Sound Inside the Center

Sirens Sounding Outside the Bechtel Center

Shelter in place inside the Bechtel Center basement south hallway near the main staircase

Basement Floorplan – Shelter-In-Place marked in Gold
Bechtel Center Basement South Hallway
Basement Hallway BH01 – Shelter-in-place Location If Sirens Sound Outside

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Location

South-east in the 1st floor hallway (BIDC1H01) between rooms BIDC126 Closet and BIDC122 Conference Room. The unit is automated and will use speech prompts to guide any user. If it detects a healthy heartbeat it will not “shock” the patient.

Automated External Distributor and sign on the first floor
Automated External Distributor sign on the first floor
Automated External Distributor sign on the first floor