Geneva College

 
Hazardous Material

To protect members of campus and the college’s equipment, chemical spills must be cleaned up as quickly as possible, and unknown smells investigated. If you become aware of any, please follow these procedures:

  • Unknown odors
    • Contact Geneva Security by campus phone at ext. 5678 (724-847-5678 from off-campus) or the security cell phone at 724-846-9632.
    • Identify the source of the odor if possible. If not, describe the odor.
    • If it is natural gas, open doors and windows and evacuate the building.
    • If the odor is irritating or you feel symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, burning or stinging, alert someone to your symptoms and ask for assistance in leaving the building.
  • Chemical exposure or spill
    • If someone comes into contact with the chemical, rinse the area with clean, cool, running water for at least 15 minutes. If in the eye, hold eyes open while flushing with water. Contact Geneva Security by campus phone at ext. 5678 (724-847-5678 from off-campus) or the security cell phone at 724-846-9632.
    • Dial 9-911 from a campus phone or 911 from off-campus phone if incident requires medical treatment, spill involves a fire or explosion or spill is life threatening.
    • Alert your supervisor and anyone in the immediate area.
    • Protect other people from exposure. If necessary, evacuate the area.
    • Contact Geneva Security by campus phone at ext. 5678 (724-847-5678 from off-campus) or the security cell phone at 724-846-9632 in the event of an unknown chemical spill or no one present is trained to handle clean up of the spill.

http://www.geneva.edu/page/emp_hazardous_material.html

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