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Free Geek works closely with local emergency services. In the event of an emergency staff will provide them with as much information as possible including the following:
- Free Geek
- 1731 SE 10th Avenue
- Portland, OR 97214
- Square feet
- Type of Activity
- Collection of electronic waste, including CRT monitors
- Sorting of electronic materials
- Refurbishment of computer systems from components
- Type of Material Handled
- Consumer electronics and their components.
- All personnel are familiar with the use of the public address system (paging), phone system, and the layout of the building including all exits, which are lit and well-marked. There are maps in conspicuous places indicating preferred emergency routes and equipment, e.g. fire extinguishers.
- Evacuation Assembly Location
- NE corner of SE 10th Avenue and Market
- Plan Implementation
- In the event of a fire or explosion that would threaten human safety, volunteers and staff will be evacuated until such a time that the Action Committee and/or the local authorities deem it safe to reenter the facility.
- In the case of an emergency, the facility has the following emergency equipment devices available for the protection of workers and the environment.
- Fire Protection
- Fire extinguishers
- First Aid
- First aid kits
- Blood spill kits
- Decontamination Equipment
- Absorbent Pads, rags, towels
- Personal Protection Equipment
- Safety Glasses
- Dust Masks