Names of the laboratory supervisor and others to contact for a laboratory emergency should be posted in a location accessible to responding emergency services (recommend location on back of laboratory entrance door).
Emergency telephone number stickers (available from the Safety Office) should be placed on all laboratory phones. University of Waterloo first aid and fire alarm posters should be displayed in all laboratories (available from the Safety Office ext. 33587).
The following telephone numbers should also be available in the laboratory:
- Ambulance 911
Fire alarm pull station for fire department
UW Health Services ext. 84096
University of Waterloo Police ext. 519-888-4911 or ext. 22222
Spill control ext. 519-888-4911 or ext. 22222
Plant operations ext. 33793
Poison control centre or 1-800-268-9017