/ BLOOD SPILLS
- Limit Access
to the area.
- Contact Campus Security 660-3333.
(>4 liters of a hazardous substance or > 1 liter of an highly
- Leave the spill
site immediately. Close doors to the affect areas as you
leave. Do not allow re-entry.
- Call if a medical
or fire emergency exists, or if the spill cannot be controlled
by departmental personnel.
- Contact Security
at the Schusterman Center (660-3333) Other locations
- Provide the
location of the spill and the substance (if known) and any other
(<4 liters of a hazardous substance or < 1 liter of a highly
- Follow the
detailed instructions provided in the OUHSC Laboratory Safety
Manual under Spill Control / Emergency Response Procedures.
- Call Campus
Security at 660-3333 if assistance or medical treatment is needed
(911 all other locations).
- If flammable
material is spilled, turn off sources of ignition and heat if
safe to do so.
- Notify nearby
persons and evacuate as necessary.
- Remove injured
people, if safe to do so.
- Identify or
characterize the substance(s) involved.
- If clean-up
procedures can be handled safely by department personnel, follow
Don appropriate personal protective equipment.
Turn on fume hoods and other exhaust equipment.
Open sash on hoods as much as possible.
Follow clean-up procedures identified on the MSDS or the appropriate
Contact the Tulsa EHSO 660-3878 for possible regulatory reporting
requirements and disposal of the collected waste.
SPLASH ON BODY / EYES
- Know the locations
of the emergency showers and eyewash stations ahead of time.
- Remove contaminated
- Flush skin
or eyes with water for at least 15 minutes.
- Make sure chemicals
have not accumulated in the shoes.
- Obtain medical
attention for the victim by calling 660-3333 and describing
the victim's exact location.
the detailed instruction provided in the Radiation Safety Manual
under Emergency procedures.
- During regular
working hours, report all accidents to the Radiation Safety Officer,
(405) 271-6121. Also notify the approved user.
- If an accident
occurs during off-duty hours, notify Campus Security at 660-3333.
- If a large
spill occurs, vacate the area and do not allow re-entry by anyone.
- Flush contaminated
skin area(s) thoroughly with water, then wash repeatedly with
mild soap and warm water.
- If skin is
lacerated by glassware or equipment contaminated with radioactive
material, immediately wash the wounded area(s) under a stream
of lukewarm water.
- If ingestion
of radioactive material has occurred, report the incident immediately
to a supervisor.