Chemical Emergency

Possible Hazardous Material Spill Inside Building

  • Call 911 immediately if you are aware of any spillage of a hazardous chemical or radioactive material (give location, type of material)
  • Call McMurry Security, 325-793-4666 or 325-665-6269
  • Isolate and secure the spill area
  • Warn others in the immediate area
  • Based upon the hazard, attempt to clean-up if trained and if you have appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Evacuate the building, if directed to do so, using the Building Evacuation instructions or the evacuation routes posted in each room on campus.
  • Meet with and assist emergency response personnel

*Non-Emergencies, call Environmental Services, 325-93-6771 (office) or 325-793-4666 (after hours) for assistance

Possible Hazardous Material Spill Outside Building

  • Call 911 immediately if you are aware of any spillage of a hazardous chemical or radioactive material (give location, type of material)
  • Call McMurry Security, 325-793-4666 or 325-665-6269
  • Isolate and secure the spill area
  • Warn others in the immediate area

*Non Emergencies, call Environmental Services, 325-793-6771 (office) or 325-793-4666 (after hours) for assistance

Personnel Injury Involving Chemical Contamination

  • Assist with emergency eyewash/shower use, as appropriate
  • If trained to do so, render first aid immediately for serious injuries.
  • Call 911
  • Call McMurry Security, 325-793-4666 or 325-665-6269
  • If trained to do so, without doing harm to the victim, decontaminate the individual and remove and bag contaminated clothing
  • Obtain a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for the material involved, if possible.