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Inspection of Fire Protection Equipment

Inspections are carried out annually and are typically scheduled from 6am – 2:30pm Wednesday to Fridays. Notice is given to the appropriate Building Director prior to each inspection via email.

Special Events Policy

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By nature, Special Events are held in some form of unusual circumstances so you need to ask for McGill authorization to proceed.  You will need the written approval from the University Campus and Space Planning Office for external events and from t

Student/Residence Fire Safety Procedures & Policies

Familiarize yourself with the Emergency Procedures poster in your buildings and read the bilingual pamphlet on fire safety (see our section on fire safety documents and guides).

The following information on residence rules and regulations was obtained from Life in Residences Handbook 2012-2013 [PDF]. Please consult this guide for further details.

Emergency Preparedness [Home & Campus]

Emergency Preparedness

When it comes to emergencies, preparedness is key. Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency may make all the difference in regards to safeguarding individuals, limiting loss and increasing the rate of recovery. Knowing the risks and exposing vulnerabilities helps to prepare for their potential to occur suddenly, whilst also developing forms of resilience.

Documents & Guides

View and/or download our Emergency Measures documents. 

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Emergency Guide

The Emergency Measures Office is committed to ensuring the safety of the McGill community. To support the University in its mission to safeguard the community, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to review the material provided throughout our website in order to be prepared in the event of an emergency. Immediate and appropriate response to emergency situations can limit loss, protect individuals, and reduce recovery time.