University of California, Riverside

Department of Bioengineering



Bioengineering Emergency Operations Plan Summary


Bioengineering Emergency Operation Plan Summary

For police, medical emergencies, fire, and earthquake:
  • Dial 9-1-1 (911 call from a cell phone will contact the nearest CHP first, then be transferred to UCRPD).
  • Dial (951) 827-5222 from a cell phone (call directly to UCRPD).
  • If necessary, the campus fire alarm pull-boxes can be used to summon an emergency response from UCPD.
Skin contact: external exposure (splash):
  • Call 911 and ask for assistance from co-workers if available
  • Start shower/eye wash.
  • Remove contaminated clothing, if appropriate.
  • Wash for at least 15 minutes.
  • Seek additional assistance as necessary.
Inhalation:
  • Leave the area and go to an area with fresh air.
  • If you have shortness of breath or trouble breathing, call 911 for help.
Ingestion:
  • Call 911 for help.
  • Call the National Capital Poison Center (800) 222-1222 for poison emergencies.
For hazardous material spill or release:
  • If you have been trained and have the proper materials, contain or clean up spill and call EH&S at (951) 827-5528.
  • If you have not been trained or cannot contain the spill, call 911 for help.

If an emergency occurs, the Department will be notified in the following manner: (Refer to the emergency contact cell phone numbers posted on each lab door).

  • First Contact: PI of the lab
  • Second Contact: Professor Bir Bhanu: Interim Chair @ (951) 333-1994
  • Third Contact: Hong Xu: Development Engineer @ (951) 403-0932
  • Fourth Contact: Nancy Ford, FAO @ (951) 790-8360
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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Bioengineering
205 Materials Science & Engineering

Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tel: (951) 827-4303
Fax: (951) 827-6416
E-mail: big@engr.ucr.edu

Potential Undergraduate Students:
Undergraduate Admissions

Potential Graduate Students:
Professor Victor G. J. Rodgers

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