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FSU Safety Manual


Pages: Lasers-Exposure Reporting and Emergency Response Procedures

If an exposure incident occurs, the Radiation Safety Office must be notified as soon as is possible. If the incident causes an injury or could potentially have caused an eye injury, the person(s) who received an exposure should inform his/her supervisor and have an eye exam performed, if necessary. During normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. work days) call the Radiation Safety Office at 644-8802. After normal working hours, weekends or holidays, call the FSU Police at 644-1234, 911, or use an emergency telephone. Provide the following minimal information:

  • Your name;
  • Building and location;
  • Estimated seriousness of incident/injury.

Stay on the line until all necessary information has been provided. If you called FSU Police, they will notify the FSU Department of Environmental Health and Safety and the appropriate emergency response personnel.

If the Radiation Safety Officer cannot be reached, other Radiation Safety personnel or a member Environmental Health and Safety must be notified by calling 644-6895.

Obtaining Medical Care – Reporting an Injury

See Workers' Compensation-Reporting an Injury

See Lab Accident Flowchart

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