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Chemical Spill

Call Campus Police at 412.396.2677

Toxic chemical exposure with your skin

Chemical spill

For spills, releases or incidents requiring special training, procedures or equipment take these actions:

  • Immediately evacuate the spill area.
  • If building evacuation is required, pull the fire alarm.
  • Call Campus Police at 412.396.2677.
  • Seal the area to prevent further contamination of others.
  • Anyone who is contaminated by the spill should avoid contact with others as much as possible and remain in a safe area nearby for emergency treatment.
  • Wash off contamination and begin any required first aid.
  • Do not attempt to contain or clean up spills unless you are qualified to perform such work.
  • Do not re-enter the area unless directed to by Campus Police.

Campus Notification

If there is a chemical spill, the University community will be notified by the DU Alert System and a mass e-mail.