Emergency Procedure

In the event of a spill or release:

  • Report any spill or release to Campus Security (x 3333), Work Area Supervisor and Health and Safety Officer (x 3775).
  • Evacuate the immediate area.
  • Avoid contact with the spill, unless appropriate PPE is available and used.
  • Control the spill to the level of your training.  If untrained, do not expose yourself to the chemical/substance.  Isolate the spill and leave it for qualified personnel.

In the event of a suspected exposure to a hazardous substance:

  • Seek medical attention.
  • Make a written report to your supervisor. 
  • Supervisors are to notify and copy Personnel and the Health and Safety Officer.
  • All reports of exposure to chemical/hazardous substances must be kept on file for at least 30 years and made available to the employee.

 

 

Gary Lee
Director of Environmental Health
4601 College Blvd.
Farmington, NM  87401
(505) 566-3063 or (505) 566-3190