Hazardous Materials

INSIDE & OUT 

Material Safety Data Sheets must be available and copies kept on file with NAU’s Department of Environmental Health & Safety. Any precautions or special procedures to be followed in the event of an emergency must be made available to emergency personnel.

INSIDE SPILL OR RELEASE

  1. ACTIVATE ALARM
  2. EVACUATE THE AREA
  3. Notify the NAU Police by calling (928) 523-3000 or 911.
  4. TIME AND SAFETY PERMITTING Shut down equipment, close all doors, then secure the area and any vital records.
  5. LIMIT ACTIVITIES TO AIDING IN THE PROTECTION OF LIVES AND EVACUATION OF ANY PERSONNEL. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO RESPOND OR CLEAN UP A SPILL OR RELEASE!

OUTSIDE SPILL OR RELEASE

  1. Notify the NAU Police by calling (928) 523-3000 or 911
  2. Comply with directives from the Emergency Personnel
  3. Evacuate (for more information, see the “Evacuation” section)
  4. TIME AND SAFETY PERMITTING Shut down equipment, close all doors, then secure the area and any vital records.