A hazardous material spill must be reported to the University of Louisville Department of Public Safety (852-6111 or 911) if:
The clean-up of the spill is beyond the level of knowledge, training or ability of the staff in the immediate area of the spill, and/or the spill creates a situation that is immediately dangerous to the people in the area or the facility.
Spill procedures are provided for two types of spills:
- For a major spill - the University may institute its contingency plan.
- For a minor spill - Hazardous Material Emergency Training is provided by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.
|Chemical & Infectious Material Spills (PDF)||Radioactive Materials Spills (PDF)|
|Hazardous Material Contingency Plan (PDF)||HazMat Emergency Flow Chart (PDF)|