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Department of Public Safety


Community Response Checklist

-Hazardous Material Spill/Release Emergency-


A spill or release that poses an immediate threat to the individual and/or other occupants in the building should be handled with the following procedures:

  • If appropriate sound the fire alarm to evacuate the building
  • Call 911 from a safe location and provide the following information
    • Nature of the Emergency
    • Chemical Involved
    • Building
    • Room Number
  • If possible, remain on scene to meet response personnel and provide additional information
  • Alert others of the danger


  • Emergency Services — 911
  • Environmental Health
    • Gary Lee: 566-3063 or 320-3174
    • Monica Beevers: 566-3190 or 793-7874
  • Department of Public Safety — 566-3333 or 215-3091