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Temporary Waiting Spaces

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Temporary Waiting Spaces are located at:
Craiglockhart : Merchiston : Sighthill 


Temporary waiting spaces have been provided at Craiglockhart, Merchiston and Sighthill to assist anyone who may need assistance in an emergency evacuation and cannot immediately exit the building.  

 

These areas are contained within parts of the building that will provide comparative safety for a period of not less than 30 minutes and are easily recognisable by specific signs.

 

Temporary waiting spaces at Craiglockhart, Merchiston and Sighthill Campuses have been fitted with a with a two-way communication system.

 

 

**Students, staff or visitors who may need assistance in an emergency evacuation should have a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) drawn up and have the responsibility to inform the School/Service of their requirements. Schools / Services are responsible for ensuring any persons within their area who require assistance to evacuate a building in an emergency have a PEEP drawn up.** 

 

Students requiring assistance in an emergency evacuation should arrange a PEEP through their disability contact/Disability & Inclusion Team

Staff requiring assistance in an emergency evacuation should arrange a PEEP through the Health & Safety Office

 

 

Procedure for use of temporary waiting spaces

 Procedure for the use of temporary waiting spaces​​ 

 

Location of temporary waiting spaces

 List of temporary waiting spaces​

 

 

Premises without temporary waiting spaces

Students, staff or visitors who may need assistance in an emergency evacuation should have a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) drawn up and have the responsibility to inform the School/Service of their requirements.

 

 

 Further information on PEEPs​​​