Pro-Utility Failure

procedure utility failure modified Tue Jul 28 2020 15:53:50 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

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University of Louisville

OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
PROCEDURE

PROCEDURE NAME

Utility Failure

EFFECTIVE DATE

PROCEDURE APPLICABILITY

This procedure applies to the University Community (administrators, faculty, staff, and students).

PROCEDURE STATEMENT

In case of utility failure (electricity, water, gas) immediately call Physical Plant at the applicable number and site: 

  • Belknap Campus: 502-852-6241
  • Shelby Campus: 502-852-5601
  • Health Sciences Center: 502-852-5695


If the phone service is affected, attempt to use the university’s computer network to notify Physical Plant (phyplant@exchange.louisville.edu).

If someone is trapped in an elevator, call University Police at 502-852-6111. In any case, be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Building name
  • Floor number
  • Room number (if applicable)
  • Nature of the problem
  • Person to contact or telephone extension


The Building Emergency Coordinator/Department Chair will determine if employees should continue working or leave the building. Remain in place until notified by the emergency coordinator to leave, or the utility failure is over. Exit corridors, exit stairs, or exit doors should be evacuated while emergency lights are on. Emergency lighting is temporary and is not provided to continue building operations.

ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY

Senior Associate Vice President for Operations

RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Environmental Health and Safety
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
502-852-6670
dehsubm@louisville.edu

HISTORY

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The University Policy and Procedure Library is updated regularly. In order to ensure a printed copy of this document is current, please access it online at http://louisville.edu/policies.