Work Place Safety cont.

In the event of the release of radiological and/or hazardous materials, you should:

  • Report the incident to authorities immediately. Stay away from the area where the spill occurred.
  • Cover mouth and nose with a cloth or a surgical face mask.
  • Bring pets inside.
  • Evacuate if told to do so, and take pets with you.
  • Follow the evacuation routes provided by the authorities (short-cuts can potentially place you in more danger).
  • Have an Emergency Go Kit on hand.
  • Seal house so contaminants cannot enter (if told to shelter-in-place).
  • Close all windows and doors.
  • Turn off ventilation systems (cut-off exposure to outside air).
  • Stay tuned to the radio or television for updates and instructions
    Marine Corps Installations Command, MCICOM