×
MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE ELEVATOR MALFUNCTION LOSS OF UTILITES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL MINOR RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL SPILL MAJOR RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL SPILL INFANT/CHILD ABDUCTION BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PERSONAL SAFETY THEFT MISSING ITEMS BLOOD/BODY FLUID SPILL BLOOD BODY FLUID EXPOSURE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE EXPOSURE OCCUPATIONAL INJURY OR ILLNESS Placeholder image
MENU MENU
Placeholder image
Placeholder image

INITIAL RESPONSE

When a major spill, presenting hazard to employees or the environment such as a broken vial or dropped syringe occurs:

  • R - Remove individuals from danger and minimize exposure
  • A - Alert/call trained lab personnel, Radiation Officer and then security
  • C - Contain, stop the spill and isolate the area
  • E - Evacuate the area

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

  • Survey area for contamination as directed by the Radiation Safety Officer
  • Dispose of decontaminated material as directed by Radiation Safety Officer
  • Complete Safety Event Report
Placeholder image

 

Copyright 2017 Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. All rights reserved.