Security personnel must control patients’, relatives’ and visitors’ flows in order to facilitate hospital operations and ensure the maintenance of visiting hours and the appropriate number of visitors.
When deemed necessary by hospital’s management, Security staff may check discreetly and respectfully the content of packets, big bags, etc.
The building is divided into different fire compartments per floor precluding the extension of fire from one compartment to another.
In any case, a fire safety group is on call on a 24 hour basis, knowing the use of fire protection and ready to act until the arrival of the Fire Brigade.
All areas of OCSC feature fire detectors connected to the central detection table in order to enable the accurate and timely determination of the location of the fire.
Throughout the building there is fire protection equipment for use from both the fire safety group and the Fire Brigade.
Protection from earthquake
The Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center building has been built with the most stringent regulations for earthquake, so in all cases there is no reason for concern.
Patients are given specific instructions from the responsible group in case of earthquake.
Instructions in case of earthquake
- The Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center building has been built with the most stringent regulations for earthquake and you need not worry.
- Move away from the glass windows.
- Stay within the premises of the hospital, and preferably in the middle of the room.
- Do not rush to leave because you’re PERFECTLY safe.
- For your evacuation, instructions will be provided either directly by the staff or via the building’s loudspeakers.