Please see the health and safety guidance leaflet for the Scottish Borders Campus.

Emergency procedures on-campus

In the event of an emergency situation you should contact Reception by:

  • dialling internal extension number 2600; or
  • dialling internal extension number 2655 out with normal 9am-5pm reception hours.

The Facilities Assistants are trained in dealing with emergency situations.

You must try to stay calm at all times. Depending on the situation you will be asked a number of relevant questions, which will enable them to evaluate the situation and initiate the appropriate response.

Fire

If you find, or suspect that there is a fire, you should immediately raise the alarm by activating the nearest manual call point.

Do not attempt to fight the fire. Close doors in the immediate vicinity and follow the nearest escape route to the assembly point. Tell the Fire Marshall at the assembly point that you raised the alarm.

Emergency first aid

If a situation arises whereby someone is seriously injured or becomes ill you must treat this as an emergency by dialling 999, if using an internal telephone, dial 9 for an outside line first.

For first aid assistance contact your local first aider by dialling Reception on extension 2600. Out with normal Reception hours dial 2655 on any internal telephone.

Emergency procedures for Jean Muir Student Village

In the event of an emergency situation you should contact Reception in the Gateway Building by:

  • dialling telephone number 01896 892273; or
  • dialling 07823 326 242 out with normal 9am-5pm reception hours.

The Residences Security Assistants are trained in dealing with emergency situations.

You must try to stay calm at all times. Depending on the situation you will be asked a number of relevant questions, which will enable them to evaluate the situation and initiate the appropriate response.

Fire

If you find, or suspect that there is a fire, you should immediately raise the alarm by activating the nearest manual call point.

Do not attempt to fight the fire. Close doors in the immediate vicinity and follow the nearest escape route to the assembly point. Tell the Fire Marshall at the assembly point that you raised the alarm.

Emergency first aid

If a situation arises whereby someone is seriously injured or becomes ill you must treat this as an emergency by dialling 999 - if using an internal telephone, dial 9 for an outside line first.

For first aid assistance contact Reception on 01896 892273 or 07823 326 242 out with normal Reception hours.