University Technical Officers

In the event of a hazardous material incident, personnel in the affected building or area have the following responsibilities:

  1. If an automated process is involved, shut the process down; disconnect all electrical supplies, turn off all water supplies, etc.
  2. Qualified departmental technician to contain the spill by using the contents of a spill kit.
  3. Inform all personnel within the area of the hazardous material spill.
  4. Immediately report the hazardous material spill to CPU.
  5. Be prepared to provide Emergency Response Personnel with MSDSs and all applicable information related to the hazardous material spill.
  6. Assess the situation to determine if occupant evacuation is necessary.

Last Modified: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:48:40 SAST