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Learn how Great Basin College cares for its students with A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests!

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Before a Fire Happens Know the Following

  • Know the location of the exit nearest your area (evacuation maps posted).
  • Know the location of the fire alarm pull box nearest your area.
  • Know the location of fire extinguishers in your area.
  • Know how to use a fire extinguisher

Upon Discovery of a Fire

  1. Pull fire alarm and give verbal warning.
  2. Call 911.
  3. Follow evacuation procedures.
  4. Close doors to contain fire and smoke.
  5. If it is safe to do so, and you have been properly trained, you may attempt to extinguish the fire.

Persons whose clothes are on fire should drop to the floor and roll. Smother the fire with a blanket, rug, or heavy coat.

Once Emergency is Under Control

  1. Determine if it is safe to re-enter the building.
  2. On the Elko Campus notify your respective Vice President. On all other campuses notify the Director and the Vice President of Academic Affairs (Elko Campus 775-753-2266).

For More Information Contact

Patricia Anderson
Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security
GBC- Elko

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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