Campus Safety and Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Emergencies/Spills
ScopeFaculty and staff
Policy StatementAll emergency response operations regarding releases of (or substantial threats to release) hazardous substances, without regard to the location of the incident, must be carried out in accordance with OSHA regulation (29 CFR 1910.120) which covers Emergency Response Operations. This regulation and University policy require that only properly trained personnel will respond to hazardous material incidents.
All area supervisors and other personnel are expected to be prepared to take appropriate actions in Emergencies as described in the Chemical Hygiene Plan.
DO NOT perform rescue operations or re-enter the spill area.
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Date: September 2005
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