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Hazardous Material Release

Risks to faculty, staff and students occur if a chemical is used unsafely or released in harmful amounts into the environment. This can be caused by equipment failure, human error, natural disaster, or sabotage.

Hazardous Material Release

If asked to Evacuate

  • Evacuate the building at the nearest exit
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorized to do so by emergency personnel 
  • If unable to exit, go to nearest exit stairwell or safe area and call 713-743-3333 or 911

If asked to Shelter-in-Place

  • Take shelter inside
  • Go into an interior room with as few windows, if possible
  • If possible, cover vents in the room
  • Take your emergency supply kit unless you have a reason to believe it has been contaminated
  • Stay tuned to information from UH Alert or