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Biological, Chemical, or Radiation Incident
If you suspect you have observed or come into contact with a questionable substance, call University Police at 7-2141, or 724-357-2141 from a non-university phone.
Northpointe and Punxsutawney regional campuses and the Pittsburgh East Center:
Avoid exposure to material in question.
Do not walk into or touch spilled material.
Avoid inhalation by holding breath as long as possible.
– Move upwind as far as possible.
– Close door and evacuate building.
If contact occurs, wipe skin immediately, remove contaminated clothing, and flush with water if possible for 20 minutes.
Await emergency personnel and be sure they are aware of your contact with the material.
Inform emergency personnel of EXACT location of the material.
What You Can Do
If you suspect or see suspicious activity, contact University Police at 7-2141, or 724-357-2141 from a non-university phone.
Make a kit of emergency supplies and have it ready in the event of an emergency.
Make a plan of what you will do in an emergency situation.
Be informed about what might happen. Stay aware of the current Homeland Security Advisory System condition:
Low Condition – Green
Guarded Condition – Blue
Elevated Condition – Yellow
High Condition – Orange
Severe Condition – Red
Get involved. Find out more about terrorism, Homeland Security, and what you can do by visiting these websites:
Department of Homeland Security
Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of Homeland Security
Indiana County Emergency Management
Office of Public Affairs Internship Opportunities
Emergency Management Services
850 Maple Street
Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.