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Emergency Response Procedures
For reporting medical emergencies and life-threatening hazardous-material spills (including after hours, weekends or holidays) call the local police at 911.
University Police can be reached at 456 for non-emergencies, and ORS can be reached for laboratory assistance at 1-5581 in Evanston and 3-8300 in Chicago.
An Incident Report Form must be completed for each emergency incident.
Additional Emergency Response Information
Procedure and form for laboratory incidents. All laboratory incidents shall be reported to ORS, including minor spills, fires, or injuries.
University emergency response plan, building emergency and evacuations plans, power failure information, and incident reporting
Biological, chemical, and radioactive spills occurring during regular business hours, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
Information for specific first aid and personal injuries, and emergency protocols for the Chicago and Evanston campuses.
Information on Spills You Can Handle Yourself
Information from the Radiation Safety Handbook
Information on what to have in your spill kit
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