The following are general guidelines to be followed for a chemical spill.

Emergency Actions

  • Immediately alert area occupants and supervisor, and evacuate the area, if necessary.
  • If there is a fire or medical attention is needed, contact Public Safety at 609-258-3333.
  • Attend to any people who may be contaminated. Contaminated clothing must be removed immediately and the skin flushed with water for no less than fifteen minutes. Clothing must be laundered before reuse. See First Aid for Chemical Exposures for more information. 
  • If a volatile, flammable material is spilled, immediately warn everyone, control sources of ignition and ventilate the area.

You can find detailed information about Spill management in the USD Spill Management Guide including policies and safe work practices.

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