Hazardous Materials - Wayne

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (Wayne)


In the event of a Hazardous Materials spill:


Dial 911/ notify the administrative office 973-304-6020 via cell phone or any available college phone.


• Remove yourself from the area, and keep others away.
• Do not walk into, touch, or smell any of the spilled substance.
• Try not to inhale gases, fumes or smoke.  If possible, cover mouth with a cloth while leaving the area.
• Stay away from any victims until the hazardous material has been identified.
• Try to stay upstream, uphill and upwind of the accident.


Provide the administrative office personnel or police dispatcher the following information:


• Your name
• Location of the incident (be as specific as possible)
• The name or type of material or chemical (if known)
• How much of the material or chemical spilled
• Numbers of persons contaminated
• Injuries to anyone, if known


If the building is evacuated all students and staff are to move away from the building.

 


NO ONE IS PERMITTED IN THE BUILDING UNTIL THE ALL CLEAR IS GIVEN BY THE WAYNE FIRE CHIEF OR HIS DESIGNEE OR THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE PASSAIC COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT’S HAZARDOUS MATERALS UNIT.

MSDS copies are maintained in the laboratory and the administrative office.