• 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 Monroeville Center: Call 911.

    ·    Avoid exposure to material in question.

    ·    Do not walk into or touch spilled material.

    ·    Avoid inhalation by holding breath as long as possible.

    ·    OUTDOORS – Move upwind as far as possible.

    ·    INDOORS – 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

    ·    Be vigilant.

    ·    If you suspect or see suspicious activity, contact University Police at 7-2141.

    ·    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: