Fire, Police - Call 911.
Chemical exposure - If serious, call 911. Utilize the eye wash
or shower if necessary. Keep the exposed skin under running water and
ask anyone in the vicinity to consult the MSDS for first aid measures.
Once the proper first aid has been given, notify the Department of
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S, phone: 294-7667). University
employees may schedule appointments for work-related medical evaluations
by calling the Occupational Medicine office at 294-2056.
Radiation spills - For emergencies involving radioactive materials,
evacuate the room if necessary and call EH&S at 294-0746 (during regular
hours). After hours or on weekends or holidays, call the Department
of Public Safety (DPS) at 294-4428. For minor spills, follow EH&S
Gas or water leaks, electrical hazards - Call Facilities Planning
& Management (FPM) at 294-5100, or DPS at 294-4428 if after hours.
If you detect a leak (gas smells like rotten eggs) and can rapidly shut
off supply at the source, do so, then call FPM. Otherwise, evacuate and
call from another phone.
General chemical or safety questions - EH&S
For all emergencies, inform Dr. Bogdanove as soon as it is practical.
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