University personnel will be trained and prepared for possible emergency situations involving hazardous materials. Training will be completed within each department or unit. Personnel will be aware of the hazards identified in Section 3.0 and the on-site emergency procedures described in Section 6.0 of this Plan. This training will include the following types of information:
The location(s) and contents of this Emergency Response Plan
Familiarization with the types of hazardous materials located at the Agricultural Campus and their locations
Training in the proper and safe handling of hazardous material
What information should be gathered and reported should an emergency occur.
Procedures for reporting an emergency
Evacuation routes and the meeting locations
All employees working in laboratories or other hazardous locations will receive instruction in these topics before initial assignment and at least annually as part of the safety training required by Institute of Agriculture policy, the Laboratory Safety Standard or the Right-to-Know Law. All other employees will be informed of the contents of this plan at the time of initial employment and at least annually through the most appropriate method.
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