Gas Leak/Power Outage

Immediately report gas leaks or power outage:

  • During regular work hours (Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm) to the Facilities Management Office at
    (615) 460-6670.
  • After regular work hours, on weekends and on holidays to Belmont Campus Security at (615) 460-6911.

  • Evacuate the area immediately.
  • Do not attempt to shut off or manipulate valves.
  • Do not switch on lights or any other electrical equipment. Do not smoke in the area.
  • If leak is outside, do not remove any vehicles from the immediate area until cleared by Belmont Campus Security and fire department.
  • Account for all building personnel once outside and wait for further instructions from Belmont Campus Security and fire department.

  • Help co-workers in darkened areas move to safer locations.
  • Secure current experimental work and keep refrigerators and freezers closed.
  • Unplug personal computers, appliances and non-essential electrical equipment.
  • Open windows for additional light and ventilation.
  • Check all building elevators for stranded personnel/students. Advise Belmont Campus Security of locations of any disabled elevators with occupants.
  • Follow the instructions given by Campus Security, Facilities Management Division personnel and the fire department.