Hazardous Material Spill

For Assistance Call EHSO Spill Team: 404-727-2888 For Chemical, Biological, Radiation Spills

  • Remove contaminated clothing.

  • Flood the contaminated skin with running water from a faucet or safety shower for fifteen minutes; for biological spills please use both soap and water.

  • Obtain medical attention.

  • Provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to health care providers if possible.

  • Report incident as soon as reasonably possible to your professor or supervisor and Employee or Student Health Services.

  • Seek medical care if contaminated.

Minor Cuts and Puncture Wounds

  • Vigorously wash the injury with soap and water for fifteen minutes.

  • Obtain medical attention.

  • Report incident as soon as reasonably possible to your professor or supervisor and Employee or Student Health Services.

Hazardous Material Splashed in Eye

  • Immediately rinse eye and inner surface of eyelid with water continuously for fifteen minutes.

  • Forcibly hold eye open to ensure effective wash behind eyelids.

  • Obtain medical attention.

  • Report incident as soon as reasonably possible to your professor or supervisor and Employee or Student Health Services.