Accident Procedures – Lab

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES CALL THE PITT POLICE   (412) 624-2121

CHEMICAL SPLASH:
  Remove contaminated clothing; Rinse the effected area with water for 15 minutes.

HEAT BURN:
  Rinse the effected area with water for 15 minutes, to remove heat and hydrate a heat burn.

Procedure for Non-Emergency Work Related Injury

Reporting a Work-Related Injury, Illness, or Disease following Treatment

Employee

1. Immediately call the University’s TPA, UPMC Work Partners, at 1-800-633-1197 (24 hours/day, 7 days/week) to report the work-related injury or illness.
2. Notify your supervisor.
3. Emergency assistance may be obtained from campus Security or Public Safety Departments.

What to do if a student is injured

The ‘Enclosed’ Guidelines for Faculty And Staff Response to Student Injury 

University Safety Manual 

FORMS

ACCIDENT REPORT FORM
NEAR-MISS REPORT FORM
SHARPS INJURY REPORT FORM — Submit to EH&S 
Guidelines for Faculty And Staff Response to Student Injury 

In case of a flood, fire or other emergency that has any potential to affect equipment, personnel, chemicals or paper records, the Department of Chemistry Emergency Protocol should be followed.

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The Department of Chemistry Laboratory Emergency Protocol


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Emergency Contacts
Do not return to inside the building until instructed by authorities

We have an Emergency Protocol that makes it a policy to report incidents to the Department of Chemistry after calling the Pitt Police (412) 624-2121 or EH&S (412) 624-9505 as necessary.
https://www.intranet.chem.pitt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Chemistry-Department-Emergency-Protocol.pdf 

Injury and Incident reporting assigned Department of Chemistry Contacts are:
Director of Stockroom   Josh Jones                  jcjst22@pitt.edu           (412) 624-8554      (724) 469-3338
Facilities Coordinator    Mary Beth Conroy     chembldg@pitt.edu     (412) 624-5521
Administrative Officer   Evon Nigro                 nigro@pitt.edu              (412) 624-8477

HEAT BURN Reference: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-burns/FA00022

Note(s):

Third-party claims administrator (TPA).