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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 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: 


  • University Police
  • University Towers
    850 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2141
  • Fax: 724-357-2104
  • Office Hours
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week