Emergency Procedures

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, follow these steps in order:

  • Call 911
  • During office hours call the FHL Office (360-378-2165)
  • After hours call the caretakers (360-298-0220)

IN THE EVENT OF A DISASTER OR THE SOUNDING OF THE EMERGENCY HORNS:

  • Leave the lab or housing unit ASAP.
  • Check on your neighbors to make sure they are also leaving.
  • Meet in the Fernald parking lot. Check in with the Evacuation Director and await further instructions.
  • See the FHL Emergency Response Plan for further information.

IN CASE OF INJURY:

  • For life threatening emergencies call 360-378-4141 from your cell phone or 911 from the lab phones.
  • For serious injuries (that do not need immediate attention), go to or have someone drive the patient to PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center at the top of Spring Street at 1117 Spring Street phone number 360-378-2141.
  • For minor injuries you can find basic first aid supplies in the Laboratories, Fernald and the Stockroom. (see Safety Bulletin Board in each lab)
  • For additional help, ask at the Front Office or, after business hours, call the FHL caretakers.
  • Within 24 hours of any injury, please contact the FHL Operations Manager (360-616-0702, holthuis@uw.edu) to file a UW accident/incident report.

FOR URGENT REPAIRS OR HOUSING NEEDS:

  • During business hours, contact the Front Office, 360-378-2165.
  • On weekday evenings and weekends, call the FHL caretakers (360-298-0220).

 

Friday Harbor Labs is dedicated to protecting the environment and to providing a safe and healthful place for employment, education, and research.  Follow the links below for more information from University of Washington, and menu items to the right to learn more about general safety, lab safety, and the emergency response plans at FHL.

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