Fire Safety for People with Disabilities

Register With UMass Amherst Disability Services

Register with Disability Services at UMass Amherst located in Whitmore Building 161 for orientation on a range of services available to you.  As part of their services, they provide your name and work or student room number to Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and Housing Services for fire safety and evacuation purposes. See their frequently asked question: "How do I request services?"

Subscribe To UMass Amherst Alerts

UMass Amherst's emergency notification system is called UMass Amherst Alerts. Sign up for UMass Amherst Alerts.

Think Ahead: Develop An Emergency Action Plan

Review the EH&S Fire Safety Guide. You may also contact a Fire Prevention Safety Officer at EH&S for help in planning. In planning, consider if you can:

  • See, hear or activate a fire alarm
  • Evacuate without assistance
  • Communicate with emergency responders

UMass Amherst Helpful Offices

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