Hazardous Material Spill

Emergency Response Guidelines

Hazardous materials include chemicals, bio-hazardous waste and radioactive material. Any incident or spill involving hazardous materials must be reported. 

In the event of a hazardous material spill:

  • If it is safe to do so, clean up the spill, using appropriate protective equipment and supplies;
  • If you cannot clean up the spill and it is safe to do so attempt to confine or contain the spill;
  • If you cannot confine or contain the spill evacuate the area immediately;
  • Contact Emergency Services 911 and/or Security Services 8.204.786.6666
  • Close doors as you evacuate to isolate the area;
  • Supervisor Staff and Security Services will prevent people from entering the contaminated area;
  • Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected building.

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