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3. Emergency Response Information

The following programs are administered by the Physics Department, EHS, University Police and Fire Prevention

Emergency Guidelines

Know the location of the emergency facilities in your workplace areas and how to use them (emergency phone numbers, evacuation routes and exits, fire extinguishers, first aid stations, chemical spill kits, eyewash fountains). If you don't know, ask your supervisor.

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3.1. Emergency Contacts & Phone Numbers

EMERGENCY CONTACTS PHONE ROOM

UNIVERSITY

Campus Emergency Centre –St. George Campus

416-978-2222

Metro Toronto Emergency Phone Number

911



PHYSICS

Safety Officer

416-978-2957

MP128

Chief Administrative Officer

416-978-0627

MP327

Technical Service Manager

416-978-0626

MP070




Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS)

905-570-8094

Toll-free (Canada & U.S.)

1-800-668-4284

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety website:

www.ccohs.ca

Emergency Spill Kits

Physics Stores

416-978-5232

MP062

Radiation Monitoring

U/G 3&4 Year Labs

416-978-1992

MP128

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY 215 Huron St., 7th Floor

Occupational Health & Safety Generalist

416-978-8321

HU702

General Office

416-978-6641

HU702

Emergency Procedures : https://ehs.utoronto.ca/report-an-incident/emergency-procedures/

Report an incident: https://ehs.utoronto.ca/report-an-incident/

HEALTH & WELLBEING PROGRAMS & SERVICES - 263 McCaul St., 2nd Floor

website: http://well-being.hrandequity.utoronto.ca

PERSONAL SAFETY & UofT ALERT

Link to register at: http://safety.utoronto.ca/ See last tab at top of page "UofT Alert"

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICES
(Hazardous Materials) 215 Huron St. 7 th Floor

Manager

416-978-7000

Chemical Waste Technicians

416-978-4821

Radiation Service Technicians

416-978-2050

RADIATION PROTECTION SECTION - 215 Huron St, 7 th Flr

Chief Radiation Protection Officer

416-978-2374

Radiation Protection Officers (Licensing and Training)

416-978-2028

Radiation Safety Officers

416-978-6846

FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES - 215 Huron St, 7th Flr

https://www.fs.utoronto.ca/main-property-management/fire-prevention/

Laboratory Fire Safety: http://www.fs.utoronto.ca/main-property-management/fire-prevention/lab/

Fire Protection Officer  - Jamie Donaldson

416-946-8424


3.2. First Aid and Eyewash Stations

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  • First Aid Stations and qualified First Aiders are posted on the Safety bulletin board located on all floors in the McLennan Physical Laboratories and on the H&S web site.
  • First Aid training (2 days) is offered through the EHS to employees willing to participate in the First Aid program. For registration details, contact Liz Glover in the H&S office,  phone 416-978-2231, Room 302.
  • Mikey Defibrillator The McLennan Buidling now has a Mikey Defibrillator which can be found in MP101.  For information about a Mikey Defibrillator please visit http://www.mikeynetwork.com

FIRST AID LOCATIONS & TRAINED TARGET RESPONDERS (AED)

Station Location Room First Aider Room
Theoretical Office MP1109 Kenny Yip MP1023B
Main Office outside MP328 Sheela Manek MP328A
1st Year Lab Office MP128 Larry Avramidis MP128
Phil Scolieri MP128
April Seeley MP129
4th Floor outside MP403
Basement, Machine Shop MP067

Eyewash Stations

(a) Chemical spills or splashes on the skin or eyes should immediately be flushed with water for at least 15 minutes.
(b) Seek medical attention.

Area Room
2nd Floor MP227
Basement MP018 beside
MP023
MP037 opposite
MP053 opposite
MP057A
MP063 beside
MP066
MP067 - machine shop
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Map of Basement
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Map of Sub-Basement

3.3. Fire Evacuation Procedures

The University of Toronto Fire Prevention oversees the Fire safety policy within the McLennan building. Contact Wally Griswold, Fire Prevention Officer at 416-978-5299 or wally.griswold@utoronto.ca

In case of fire

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When fire alarm sounds

  1. EVACUATE the building immediately. This is a MANDATORY University Policy.
  2. DO NOT use elevators.
  3. KEEP CLEAR of the building to permit emergency access.
  4. DO NOT RE-ENTER until authorized by Fire or Police Personnel.
  5. FOR MOBILITY-IMPAIRED persons phone 416-978-2222 for assistance

McLennan Physical Labs Fire / Emergency Exit

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Sub-basement
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Basement
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Undergraduate - 2nd floor
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Undergraduate - 3rd floor
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Burton Tower - 3rd floor
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Burton Tower -4th floor
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Burton Tower - 5th floor
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Burton Tower - 6th floor
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Burton Tower - 7th
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Burton Tower - 8th floor
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Burton Tower - 9th floor
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Burton Tower - 10th floor
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Burton Tower - 11th
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Burton Tower - 12th floor

3.4. Emergency Response Procedures

(a) Laboratories & Technical Facilities Shutdown:

IF TIME AVAILABLE:    When alarm sounds, shutdown or block the output beam from all laser sources greater than Class II. Disable any high voltage or radiation sources that may be a hazard to emergency personnel. Leave the room immediately.

IF NOT:  Leave on warning lights or signs as you exit building. Inform safety personnel about these hazards. Fire regulations requires that all phone calls, laboratory operations and computer work be terminated and building occupants leave the premises.

Non-Compliance Procedures
Emergency response personnel will report any person(s)who fails to leave the building promptly to safety officials. Names to be submitted Physics Health & Safety committee who will forward incident report to supervisory and departmental administration.

(b)  Office & Lecture Area Shutdown:

Terminate all office duties, meetings or lecture room duties upon hearing the alarm and leave the building immediately. FOLLOW FIRE EVACUATION PROCEDURES.

3.5. Personal Safety & Security

The Department of Physics has available a Safety Audit of the building outlining the various security measures undertaken with the co-operation of the University Police and Community Safety Coordinator at 416-978-1485. WalkSafer program provides campus escorts to all employees, students and visitors after dark. See their website at http://www.campuspolice.utoronto.ca/safety/walkSmart.htm

Personal Safety and UofT Alert: Link to register for the service that allows the University to quickly send important messages via telephone, email and text at: http://safety.utoronto.ca/ see last tab at top of page 'UofT Alert'

Access to Personal Information: Employees/Graduate Students/Teaching Assistants information  (phone numbers and room location) posted on the web directory can be restricted by contact: Julian Comanean, Physics webmaster, Room 805C, phone 416-946-0093 or email: icom@physics.utoronto.ca