CEMS Safety Information

 


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UVM SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING  (SoE)

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Safety Contacts (who to talk to):

  • Emergencies DIAL 911 

  • From your cell phone, this goes to the State Police Barracks in Williston VT. Identify yourself by first saying you are at University of Vermont. They will patch in UVM Police to hear your call.

  • From a UVM landline phone, 911 gets you UVM Police.

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    • Fire: Leave the area, closing doors; Pull alarm; call 911 (more information).
    • Chemical Spill: Leave the area, closing doors; if hazard to others pull alarm; if emergency, dial 911; flush exposed areas with large volumes of water (more information).
    • Heart Attack: Call 911. Shout "HELP". Send someone to fetch AED (below). Administer CPR if you know how, or ask bystander to find someone who does (possibly: Instrument Room (Roger Dauphinais), Copy Room (Ken Clifford). Thayer has two AED devices that may restore normal heart rhythm and will speak instructions for use to an untrained assistant.
      AED (automated external defibrillator) locations:
      • Cummings Great Hall, 1st floor, South Wall, near passage to Atrium
      • MacLean Ground Floor near front stairwell, East Wall, opposite and to right of reception desk in Atrium.
    • Shooter in Building: Shelter-in-place. DO NOT pull fire alarm. Close doors, pull shades, remain out of sight. Dial 911. Call Safety and Security (6-3333) if you can do so safely. Thayer Dean's office will active building notification for shelter-in-place.
  • UVM School of Engineering Contacts


  • UVM Environmental Safety Office Contacts

    PHONE: 656-5400
    TO PAGE ES (nights and weekends): 656-2560, press 1 to speak to dispatch. Ask to have ES paged.

 

 

School of Engineering Safety Training



Electrical safety

  • Circuits with exposed potentials over 35 volts (AC or DC) can be dangerous and require supervision of a qualified faculty or staff member. See: Thayer Electrical Safety Guidelines
  • The fatal current (New Jersey State Council of Electrical Contractors Associations, Inc. Bulletin VOL. 2, NO. 13).


Specific lab safety information:

 


Please refer to your Lab Safety Notebook for individual lab poiicies and procedures.


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