Emergency Plan

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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.

Emergency Procedure

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
open hours
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 Safety Committee and/or the local authorities deem it safe to reenter the facility.
closed hours
In the event of a fire or explosion that would threaten human safety, visitors, volunteers and staff will be evacuated. Darryl Kan or Richard S. is to be contacted to asses the situation. In the event that they can not be contacted a Safety Committee member must be contacted. (their contact info is located in the emergency book at the front desk)
all hours
Grab the Safety book before running outside (located at the front desk and the recycling check in desk)
A quick report of events should be sent to the managers and locks list.

Emergency Equipment

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