Action on discovery of a fire

For immediate action, remember R.A.C.E

Remove

Remove

  • Move people from danger to safety - if safe to do so

Alert

Alert

Alert

  • ALERT nearby occupants of the danger
  • Activate the “BREAK GLASS” alarm
  • Ring Fire Brigade ( 0-000) or Security (Ext. 53333)

Contain

Contain


Contain

  • Close the door – if safe to do so
  • Attack fire – if safe to do so

Evacuate

Evacuate

Evacuate

Evacuate

  • Evacuate to the building assembly area
    -Refer to the Evacuation Diagrams within your building
  • Follow the exit signs
  • Do NOT :
    -Use lifts or escalators ( unless directed to do so by wardens) or
    -Re enter the building until directed by the attending Emergency Service, RMIT Security or by a member of the Emergency Control Organisation


What should I do upon hearing the fire alarm?

What extinguisher should I use?

What should persons with disabilities do?

What other fire safety precautions should I know?