Chemical Spill

  • Sound the fire alarm to evacuate the building if  fumes are present.
  • Contact YSU Police at (330)941-3527 or by dialing 911 from a campus phone.
  • Give YSU Police a complete description of the incident. Describe the type of accident: fire, explosion, chemical spill, leaking drum.  If the incident is a chemical spill, and you know the name of the chemical, inform YSU Police.
  • Identify the building where the incident occurred and the room number or location of the incident.
  • If the incident involves a chemical spill give the approximate amount of the spill.
  • Give your name and the telephone number from which you are calling.
  • Note any injuries: Are you or anyone else in the building injured? Tell YSU Police of the injuries.
  • Don’t hang up until told to do so by the dispatcher.
  • At a safe distance, await the arrival of YSU Police.  Provide any additional information that they may require.