University of the Sciences
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
   
TYPE OF ACCIDENT RECOMMENDED RESPONSE
INJURIES/ILLNESSES 1.  Call Public Safety(X7000) and 911. 
    
If necessary, Public Safety will notify the Student Health
     Office (X8980). *
FIRE 1.  Pull alarm and alert co-workers.
2.  Close the doors.
3.  Evacuate area.
4.  Call Fire Department, 911.
5.  Call Public Safety, X7000.

HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL SPILL

1.  Alert others.
2.  Identify and contain material, without endangering yourself.
3.  Leave hood on (if applicable).
4.  Secure and evacuate area. (Post sign)
5.  Decontaminate personnel. (Flush skin or eyes with 
     copious amounts of water.)
6.  Call EHRS, X8925, X8843 or X3141.
7.  Call Public Safety, X7000.
8.  Relay essential information.

FLOOD/UTILITY FAILURE

1.  Call Facilities Services, X8955 during normal 
     working hours (7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
2.  Call Public Safety, X7000.
EMERGENCY NUMBERS Public Safety & Security 215-596-7000
  Public Safety Office 215-596-1117
  Student Health 215-596-8980
  Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) 215-596-8925, 215-596-8843 or 267-295-3141
  Facilities Services  215-596-8955
  Fire and Police 911
  Poison Control Center 800-222-1222

*Student Health Office is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


University of the Sciences in Philadelphia • 600 South Forty-third Street • Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495 • phone: 215-596-8800 • email: safety@usip.edu