If any chemical spill occurs within the Library, proceed as follows:
Call the emergency number 911 to report the incident. Risk Management will be contacted by the University Police to clean up the spill.
During regular hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), also notify the Building Monitor at 621-1547
After regular hours, contact the Disaster Action Team.
DO NOT attempt to clean up a chemical spill
Keep all users and staff away from the spill area.
If toxic chemicals or fumes cover a widespread area and endanger anyone within the Library, evacuate the Library by activating one of the manual pull station alarms and follow the procedures specified in the section on Evacuation Plan.
Assist in the evacuation of mobility impaired persons and persons who may be overcome or show symptoms from the toxic substance.
Do not re-enter the building until authorized by emergency personnel.
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