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In the event of an emergency, tell the person the nature of the emergency and offer to guide the person to the nearest emergency exit. Have the person take your elbow and escort the person (this is the preferred method when acting as a "sighted guide".)
Two methods of warning are:
Carrying options include using a two-person locked-arm position or having the person sit in a sturdy chair, preferable one with arms. Emergency evacuation chairs are available in some areas/stairwells. Check your area.
There are many considerations when moving a person in a wheelchair. Some movable parts in wheelchairs are not designed to withstand the stress of lifting. You may have to remove the chair batteries. Life support equipment may be attached. Lifting persons with minimal ability to move may be dangerous to their well-being. Always consult with the person in the chair regarding:
Some locations, such as building 3147 in Charleston, have emergency evacuation chairs (Evacu Tracs), that can assist the evacuation of disabled personnel. If you work on a secod floor or above, research your area to see if something similar is available. If so, please familiarize yourself with instructions it may contain.
Bomb Threat / Suspicious Activities
Hazmat / Chemical Spill
Evacuation of Disabled Persons
Off Campus Muster
On Campus Muster
Hostage Threat Information Sheet