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Disaster Manual: Power Failure

A comprehensive collection of links to resources for disaster prevention, recovery, training, and outreach.

Power Failure

In the event of a power failure, the code to silence the fire alarm is 2222
Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 5 pm: 557-7357 or 557-7359. (Maintenance)
Monday – Friday, 5 pm -11 pm, Saturday 7 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 7 pm: 557-5000 (Campus Safety). Friday, 5 pm until Monday 7:00 a.m.: 557-5000 (Campus Safety).

If the power failure occurs during regular business hours, Maintenance personnel will contact OPPD or fix the problem themselves, depending on the problem.

If there is a blackout in the Library during daylight hours, the Library will remain open until the power comes back on. If there is a blackout at night, the Library will close if the power remains out for an extended period of time. During a blackout, the Safety office should contact OPPD to find out the estimated wait time for power to be restored to the building. This information should then be communicated to library staff and then to the Senior Director, Library Services. The Senior Director, Library Services (or designee) will decide whether or not the Library will close.