Some employees in hall 0 might have been a bit scared this afternoon – shortly after 2:30 the alarm bells started ringing and smoke could be seen in the stairwell. With a test fire alarm the course of action in an emergency was traines. Multitudes of employees left the building and went to the collection point, while a fire truck moved in after only a few minutes. Only a short stop at the factory gates later the firefighters stormed the hall.
For an emergency, it is highly important that every employee knows his or her escape routes and meeting point, therefore KUKA regularly practises for actual emergency.