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1.4.9.1  Chemical Spills

(Please refer to Spill Policy Attachment in Section 8.2.) 

All spills of unknown materials should be treated as a hazardous chemical spill.

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In case of a major spills or uncontrolled spills

All spills of unknown materials should be treated as a hazardous chemical spill

Chemicals Splashes on the Body and in the Eyes

1.4.14.1.1  Chemicals Spills on the Body and in the Eyes

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** Please note that there are chemicals at Suffolk University, though limited, that should not be flushed with water after contact with the eyes and skin.  Some chemicals, such as Phenol, will react with water and cause more damage to the affected area than before the water was applied.  Please consult the MSDS and know the hazards of the chemicals you are using before you begin work with them.

1.4.14.1.2  Personal Contamination and Injury

Ingestion of Hazardous Chemicals

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Inhalation of Smoke, Vapors and Fumes

 

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Incident Support Team7/24/2013