Office of Research

10. Spills and Other Laboratory Incidents

a.     There should be an alarm system to alert people in all parts of the facility including isolation areas such as walk-in cold rooms.

b.    Follow the guidelines in Appendix C for chemical spill incidents.

c.     All accidents or near accidents should be reported to the Research Safety Office. These accidents will be carefully analyzed. Recommendations will be made for prevention of such accidents in the future. Results distributed to all who might benefit.