Emergencies & Exposures to Hazardous Materials

Following an accident or incident, stay calm and follow these steps.

1) Take Emergency Action 

Immediately call University Police at 617-627-6911. (For fires on the Boston Health Sciences and School of the Museum of Fine Arts campuses first call 911.)

For more information see the Tufts Emergency Response Guide.

2) Respond to the Exposure

Refer to the information below for specific exposure response procedures and contact information.

Biohazard Exposures  Chemical Exposures  Radiological Exposures

3) Complete an Accident/Incident Report Form

The Accident/Incident Report Form should be used by all faculty members, staff members, students, contractors and visitors to report any accident that resulted in bodily injury/illness, an incident that could have resulted in bodily injury (a near miss) or an incident that resulted in property damage that occurred on Tufts property or on a Tufts sponsored/approved activity off campus.

Accident/Incident Reporting