Emergency Response Plan

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Hazardous Materials, Spills, Leaks, or Fumes

  1. Call 911 and calmly state your name, type of emergency, the building address and exact location of the spill, leak, or fumes.
  2. Call Campus Safety at 3911 if using a Viterbo phone; 608-796-3911 or 608-780-1582 if using a non-Viterbo phone.
  3. Contact Physical Plant at 608-769-3402.
  4. If someone is splashed with a chemical, immediately flush the contaminated area with water and obtain medical assistance.
  5. For major hazardous material spills, immediately evacuate the building, closing doors behind you.
  6. In the event of hazardous material leaks or fumes, immediately evacuate the building, closing doors behind you.
  7. For minor hazardous material spills, follow departmental protocol.
  8. Do not attempt to clean up the spill yourself. Provide clean-up/rescue personnel with appropriate material safety data sheets and other pertinent information.
  9. Only trained and authorized personnel are permitted to respond to hazardous material incidents.