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CHEMICAL OR RADIATION SPILL/EXPLOSION
1.
Any spillage of a hazardous chemical or radioactive material is to be reported
immediately to Campus Police who shall in turn contact the hazardous material
member of the Emergency Response Team.
2.
When reporting, be specific about the nature of the involved material and exact
location.
3.
The key person on the site should vacate the affected area at once and seal it off
to prevent further contamination of other areas until arrival of Campus Police
personnel.
4.
Anyone who may be contaminated by the spill is to avoid contact with others as
much as possible, remain in the vicinity, and give their name(s) to the Campus
Police.
5.
If an emergency exists in your building, activate the building fire alarm.
6.
When the building fire alarm is sounded, an emergency exists. Walk quickly to the
nearest marked exit, and alert others to do the same.
7.
Assist disabled persons in exiting the building! Remember that elevators are
reserved for disabled persons’ use.
DO NOT USE ELEVATORS IN CASE OF FIRE.
DO NOT PANIC.
8.
Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected
buildings. Keep streets, fire lanes, hydrants and walkways clear for emergency
vehicles and crews.
9.
If requested, assist emergency crews as necessary.
10.
A Campus Emergency Command Post may be set up near the emergency site. Keep
clear of the site unless you have official business.
11.
DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING unless told to do so by a
College official.
IMPORTANT:
After any evacuation, report to your designated area assembly
point. Stay there until an accurate head count is taken. The
Building Coordinator will assist with the accounting of all
building occupants.