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Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Directions

Physical Address:
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
boise@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/boise

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Directions

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, 
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
cdactr@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/cda

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Directions

Physical Address:
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
ui-if@uidaho.edu
uidaho.edu/idaho-falls

Phone: 208-757-5450

Fax: 208-757-5494

Directions

What service do we offer?

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) personnel have received training and have the equipment necessary to properly respond to a hazardous materials incident. EHS works closely with the Moscow Fire Department in coordinating the response. If necessary, additional resources can be directed to the scene, including such agencies as the Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team in Lewiston, ID.

How you can help

  1. If the hazardous material spill is "small" (usually less than one liter), AND you know and understand the hazards associated with the material, AND you have the proper personal protective equipment available, proceed with containment and cleanup. Remember, the spill cleanup material may be considered a hazardous waste and must be disposed of properly.
  2. If the hazardous material spill is too large, too hazardous, or beyond your response capabilities, call 911 immediately. Also contact the Environmental Health and Safety Office at 208-885-6524. Please provide the following information:
    • Your name;
    • Location of the incident;
    • Hazardous material(s) involved; and
    • Any other pertinent information.
  3. Serious Injury, Fire, or Explosion - If the hazardous material incident involves serious injury or exposure, a fire and/or explosion, call 911 before calling the Environmental Health and Safety Office at 208-885-6524. Please provide the same information listed above.
  4. If the situation requires immediate evacuation, pull the building fire alarm and leave the building. Contact the first responder or fire chief when he or she arrives to explain the situation and provide additional information.

REMEMBER: Do Not Endanger Yourself!

Note: All incidents involving a release of hazardous materials directly into the environment (i.e. into a body of water or onto the ground) must be reported to EHS immediately.

More detailed information may be found here.

Related Training in NetLearning@uidaho

  • Hazardous Waste Management Workshop (UIC_87)
  • Hazardous Waste Management Workshop for Facilities (UIC_233)
  • DOT Hazardous Materials (DT09)
  • DOT Security Training (DX09)
  • Universal Waste Management Workshop (UIC_186)

For more information

Vacant
Hazardous Materials Specialist
208-885-2883
safety@uidaho.edu

Mark Borth
Hazardous Materials Technician II
208-885-6279
borth@uidaho.edu

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Directions

Physical Address:
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
boise@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/boise

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Directions

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, 
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
cdactr@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/cda

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Directions

Physical Address:
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
ui-if@uidaho.edu
uidaho.edu/idaho-falls

Phone: 208-757-5450

Fax: 208-757-5494

Directions