Life Safety

Safety and Emergency Procedures

The Office of Planning & Facilities has prepared a presentation which directs faculty, staff and students where to find information on Safety and Emergency Proceedures. You can view the presentation by clicking on the following link.

Emergency Procedures Presentation [PDF]

The University of Arizona Police Department (UAPD) Crime Prevention Unit can be scheduled to provide various safety related presentations to a UA College or unit. Click the link below to watch a video of a presentation by UAPD for the Health Sciences Campus on September 13th, 2016:

Active Shooter Response Training Presentation by UAPD

You may also go to one of these web pages for additional information:

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

Click link for the UAPD Departmental Continuity of Operations Plan. This is a blank template that should be completed by each department and updated annually. Upon completion, this form should be submitted to Commander Brian Seastone, UA Manager of Emergency Preparedness at seastone@uapd.arizona.edu and to Mary Matthews, Director of COM Planning and Facilities Department at marym@u.arizona.edu.

Emergency Blue Light Phones

Emergency "Blue Light" phones are located throughout The University of Arizona campus with direct access to University Police. Click here for map of blue light locations.

Evacuation Procedures

UA Risk Management has developed life safety plans for the following buildings.  These plans instruct faculty, staff, students, patients and visitors how to respond in the event that a fire alarm goes off.  If you have any questions about these plans or other risk management issues, please visit the UA Risk Management web site.

Click COM Building Map and determine which Evacuation Procedures are applicable to your area. The link will open a map identifying COM buildings by number and/or name. Click on an icon for the specific area to see the Life Safety Plan.

Building Number Location covered by the Life Safety Plan
Building 201 Arizona Health Sciences Center
Basic Sciences and COM Administrative Units
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Building 201, 201.02 Arizona Health Sciences Center
Clinical Sciences and
Steele Children's Research Center
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Building 201 Arizona Health Sciences Center
Outpatient Clinics
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Building 201 UAC
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Building 201.01 Arizona Health Sciences Library
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Building 201.05 Sarver Heart Center and Student Areas
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Buildings 204, 204A & 204B Abrams Building and Annexes
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Building 241

Medical Research Building

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Building 559

Comstock Building

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Building 221 Life Sciences North
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Building 222 & 222.01 Arizona Cancer Center
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Building 225 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Lab
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If you experience trouble trying to open these documents, hard copies can be obtained by calling 626-4648.