- Any spillage of a chemical or radioactive material is to be reported immediately to the University Police at 911.
- When reporting, be specific about the nature of the involved material and the location. The University Police Department will contact the necessary specialized authorities and medical personnel.
- Risk assessment should be conducted immediately. All persons not trained in spill containment techniques should immediately evacuate the area and contact the University Police Department by dialing 911.
- While persons trained in chemical spill containment techniques begin spill containment procedures, no one should be allowed to enter the affected area.
- Anyone who may be contaminated by the spill is to avoid contact with others as much as possible. Required first aid and clean up by specialized authorities should be started at once.
- If necessary, or if directed to do so by University Police or the building contact person, activate the building’s fire alarm. CAUTION: THE BUILDING ALARMS RING ONLY IN THE BUILDING. In addition, you must call the University Police or the building contact person.
- If necessary, or you are told to leave the building by the University Police or by the building contact person, walk quickly to the nearest marked exit and alert others to do the same. If the spill is outdoors you may be directed to shelter in the building.
- ASSIST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN EXITING THE BUILDING! DO NOT USE ELEVATORS IN CASE OF FIRE.
- Once outside, move to a clear area away from the affected building(s). Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and personnel.
- If requested, assist the University Police and/or building contact person.
- An Emergency Operations Center (EOC) may be set up near the emergency site. Keep clear of the EOC unless you have important information to report.
- DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING unless directed to do so by University Police or the building contact person.
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