Any spillage of a hazardous chemical or radioactive material is to be reported immediately to Campus Safety at ext. 5566 and Facilities Services at ext. 5860.
When reporting, be specific about the nature of the involved material and exact location.
Campus Safety will contact the necessary specialized authorities and medical personnel.
Anyone who may have been contaminated by the spill must use emergency showers to begin
rinsing contamination from clothing and skin. Contact Health Services or Campus Safety.
If an emergency exists, activate the building alarm. Caution: the building alarm only rings in the building; you must also report the emergency by phone. Refer to the section on Evacuation Procedures
for further details.
When the building evacuation alarm is sounded, an emergency exists. Walk quickly to
the nearest marked exit and alert others to do the same.
Assist those with disabilities in exiting the building!Do not use elevators.
Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected building(s).
Keep streets, fire lanes, hydrants and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and crews.
If requested, assist emergency crews as necessary.
A command [ost may be set up near the disaster site. Keep clear of the command post
unless you have official business.
Do not return to an evacuated building unless told to do so by a college official.
Emergency Preparedness Contact
Skidmore College 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
REPORT AN EMERGENCY
You can also use a blue light emergency phone or elevator emergency phone