STAIRWELL MONITOR RESPONSIBILITES 

Duties

  • Takes position at assigned exits and assists in the evacuation of all personnel 
  • Feels stairwell door with back of hand for heat. If no heat is detected, opens door slowly to inspect stairwell for possible heat and smoke conditions before evacuation 
  • Instructs personnel to form single file lines in stairwell and directs personnel to exit along the right side of the stairwell 
  • Supervises and monitors evacuation flow while remaining calm and encouraging others to remain calm and orderly during evacuation 
  • Remains at exit until Searchers have cleared all personnel for the floor