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Dayton Campus Emergency Action Plan

Chem/Bio/Rad Material Spill or Release

Call 911 on campus phone or (937) 775-2111 on cell or off campus phone to report any known or suspected accidental or intentional spill or release.

Follow instructions given by emergency response personnel.

Inside a building

  • Evacuate the immediate area, closing doors to the area where possible.
  • Someone familiar with the situation should meet emergency response personnel outside the building.
  • If injuries or suspected exposure to the materials, inform emergency response personnel that medical assistance is needed.
  • DO NOT re-enter the area until instructed by emergency response personnel.
  • DO NOT attempt to clean up chemical/hazardous material unless directed by Environmental Health and Safety staff.

Major Transportation Incident

  • Releases may occur during material transfer procedures or as a result of an accident/crash involving
    • An aircraft
    • Train/Railway
    • Highway traffic

If you witness or become aware of a chemical or hazardous material release

  • Call 911 on campus phone or (937) 775-2111 on cell or off-campus phone.
  • You may be instructed to
  • Make sure you get upwind of the incident scene as quickly as possible.
    • If getting upwind is not possible, move laterally away.
    • DO NOT move downwind of the scene.

If you are exposed to the chemical/hazardous material

  • Make use of the nearest emergency shower and/or eyewash if available. The location of you nearest emergency shower/eyewash is (write in location below):
  • Cover your mouth and nose with layers of cloth (handkerchief, towel, etc.),
  • Move as far away from the source of contamination as possible.
  • Wash with soap and water.
  • Remove contaminated clothing as soon as possible.
  • Call 911 on campus phone or (937) 775-2111 on cell or off-campus phone and report your exposure.