Emergency Plan > Trauma > Hazardous Materials Incident
In the event of a chemical spill or any other accident or emergency involving hazardous materials, individuals should be advised to:
If possible, personnel should be prepared to provide the following information when coordinating with emergency personnel:
In addition to Public Safety, Environmental Health & Safety should be promptly notified of all chemical and other toxic substance incidents, even if no injury or damage of facilities has occurred or is apparent at the time.
Emergency showers/eye wash stations are located at:
McGowan North: Emergency showers and eyewash stations are located in the hallway by rooms:
McGowan South: Emergency showers and eyewash stations are located in each teaching and research labs. Also, 1st floor loading dock area: located by the chemical waste room and chemical storage room.
Art Department: Emergency shower and eyewash station is located on the 3rd floor by the entrance of room 336 photo lab.
Theatre Building: Emergency shower and eyewash station is located on the 1st floor in the Prop room.
All showers and eyewash stations are checked monthly by Facilities Operations.
In the event that a mass decontamination is necessary, the University will work with proper authorities to secure necessary supplies, etc.
The following areas may be used for the mass decontamination:
Lincoln Park Campus:
Chicago Police/Fire Emergency:
Lincoln Park Campus Public Safety:
Loop Campus Public Safety:
North Chicago Police/Fire Emergency:
Rosalind Franklin Campus Security:
North Chicago Police Non-Emergency:
North Chicago Fire Non-Emergency:
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