The following are recommended procedures for evaluating and handling a spill:
- Select disinfectant for specific organism/material (disinfectant guide)
- Determine contact time needed for disinfectant to work
- Gather Cleanup Materials:
- Paper towels
- Autoclavable container/bags
- Follow cleanup procedure for applicable scenario:
In the event of exposure, wash the area with soap and water or flush eyes, nose or mouth with large amounts of water for 15 minutes.
Non-Critical injuries during normal business hours:
UNH Health Services
4 Pettee Brook Lane (across Main Street from Holloway Commons)
Non-Critical injuries after normal business hours:
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
Serious injury that requires emergency response:
Required Reporting & Documentation
All spills, exposures (overt or potential), accidents, and injuries involving biological materials must be documented and reported to EH&S by completing a Biological Material Incident Form.
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Dana Buckley, Biological Safety Officer (BSO)
Phone: (603) 862-0197