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Infrastructure & Operations Department

The Emergency Manager has the following responsibilities in the event of a power outage:

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS:
  1. Ensure arrangements have been made for emergency generator facilities for critical functions on campus.
EMERGENCY CONDITIONS:
  1. Contact the manager of the electrical section to take the necessary action, where the power outage involves only one building or a small portion of the campus, and also the relevant public service (utility) provider, where the power outage involves the entire campus.
  2. Alert the CPU to possible security breaching during the outage.
  3. Send TopList message indicating a power outage and what areas of campus are affected, where the Internet is still functioning.
  4. Dispatch members of the Emergency Response Group to assist the Electrical section and CPU in managing the impacts of the failure.

Last Modified :Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:25:39 SAST