Emergency Protocols

Emergency responders from EHS are available for biological, chemical or radioactive spills, injuries and other hazardous incidents.

In the event of a fire, serious injury or other life threatening situation, call 911.

Emergency pages are for Yale University use only. The information on these pages is presented as a reference guide. Yale University personnel should always contact their supervisor, Yale Environmental Health & Safety emergency response personnel, and other trained emergency responders in the event of an emergency.

CONTACT NUMBERS

 

Environmental Health & Safety

Main Line: 203-785-3550

Waste Line: 203-432-6545

 

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

 

Environmental Health & Safety

203-785-3555

 

Acute Care/Yale Health

203-432-0123

 

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Biohazardous-Radioactive Material Spill

A biohazardous spill involving radioactive material requires emergency procedures which are different from the procedures used for either material alone.

Biological Aerosol Exposures

What to do if exposed to a biological aerosol.

Biological Exposure to the Face

How to handle a biological exposure to the face.

Biological Spill / Exposure Procedures

Biological Spill Kit

How to Assemble a Biological Spill Kit<--break->

Biosafety Incident Response

Biosafety incident response procedures.

Biosafety Spill Response

Universal precautions, spill response guide.

Blood spills

How to clean up a blood spill.<--break->

BSL1 Spill

How to clean up a BSL1 spill. 

BSL2 Spill Response

Prepare and maintain a spill response kit. 

BSL3 Spill Response Procedures - Chinese

Use these guidelines for response to spills of BSL3 material outside of the biosafety cabinet or any other incident that may have generated an aerosol in the containment laboratory.

BSL3 Spill Response Procedures - English

Use these guidelines for response to spills of BSL3 material outside of the biosafety cabinet or any other incident that may have generated an aerosol in the containment laboratory.

Burning Chemicals on Clothing

How to handle burning chemicals on your clothing.

Chemical Exposure to the Body

How to handle a chemical exposure to the body.

Chemical Splash to Eye

How to handle a chemical splash to the eye.

Hazardous Chemical Ingestion

How to handle the ingestion of hazardous chemicals.

Hydrofluoric Acid Exposure or Inhalation

<--break->How to handle skin exposure to, or inhalation of Hydrofluoric Acid.

Inhalation of Smoke, Vapors, and Chemical Fumes

How to handle the inhalation of smoke, vapors and chemical fumes.

Life Threatening Injury and Radioactive Contamination

It is imperative in all cases of life threatening injuries that life saving actions be taken immediately.

Major chemical spill or spill of extremely hazardous substance

What to to do in the event of a major chemical spill or spill of an extremely hazardous substance.

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