SPILL RESPONSE GUIDE:



  Chemical Spill Response Procedures             Biological Spill Response Procedures             Radiological Spill Response Procedures

All laboratories are required to have:

  • A written, laboratory specific emergency plan.
  • Materials to adequately contain and clean up a spill.
  • Documented laboratory specific training in spill response for all personnel. The responsibility for assuring this training is performed rests with the Principal Investigator. If requested, EH&S will assist in devising a training curriculum which will meet all regulatory requirements.

Emergency telephone numbers:

  • Fire Department - 911
  • Medical Emergency - 911
  • Ambulance - 911
  • Poison Control Center - 1-800-3-POISON (1-800-376-4766)
  • Environmental Health and Safety - 575-5448 (During Work Hours) 575-2222 or 911 (After Work Hours)
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Coordinator (Wayne Brashear) - 479-263-1622
  • Chemical Hygiene Officer (Rick Williams) - 479-575-2161
  • Lab Safety Compliance Coordinator, (John David Dixon) - 479-575-5336
  • Biological Safety Officer (Jim Hogan) - 479-575-3533
  • Radiation Safety Officer (Peter Chowdhury) - 479-575-3379
  • Radiation Safety Supervisor (J.D. Farrel): (479)575-7916

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