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In Case of Emergency: Dial 911

Contact Info

MCC Police Department
Campus Phone: 1200
Other Phone: 816.604.1200
Non-Emergencies: 816.604.1111

City Police Department: 911

Fire Department: 911

Ambulance: 911

Environmental Health & Safety
SDS for Emergencies contact
604.1124 or 604.1370

HAZMAT Response:

Skin contact

  1. Immediately flush with copious amounts of water under an emergency shower.
  2. Remove all clothing while under the shower. Flush skin for five (5) minutes.
  3. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin contact

  1. Immediately flush with copious amounts of water. (For a large area, under an emergency shower, remove all clothing while under the shower. For small areas (hands, forearms, etc.) flush skin with water under a faucet.)
  2. Flush skin with water for five (5) minutes.
  3. Call 911 and get medical attention immediately.

Eye contact

  1. Immediately flush eyes with water under an eyewash station or faucet for 15 minutes.
  2. Make sure the affected eye is turned towards the sink area (down) to prevent materials/chemicals from running into other eye.
  3. Call 911 and get medical attention immediately.


  1. Remove victim from area and to fresh air.
  2. Call 911 and get medical attention immediately.

Inform medical personnel that injury involves hazardous materials and give them a copy of the safety data sheet (SDS) which should be available in lab areas.

Contact 816.604.1124 or 816.604.1370 for a copy of any SDS for emergencies.

Chemical Spill Kit Contents

Spill supplies should be located in facilities, chemistry, biology, and art laboratories. Technical laboratories should also have access to spill supplies. Every laboratory that uses chemicals must have access to spill supplies. Spill supplies should be strategically located around work areas in fixed locations so they will be easily accessible. Although most spill supplies are common items which may be found throughout the lab, they should be consolidated for emergency use.

Absorbent material (D-Vour, etc.) can be restocked or obtained through the custodial storage at 1601 Prospect.

Mercury Spill Kits and pH Test Strips are available within each facilities services department. Contact facilities on your campus when necessary for these items.

The following is a list of recommended items and should be checked periodically, and restored after each use.


  • Absorbent (D-Vour)
  • Acid Spill Neutralizer - sodium bicarbonate (baking soda)
  • Universal Spill Absorbent - Oil-Dri

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Gloves
  • Safety Goggles
  • Face Shield

Clean-Up Materials

  • Dawn Soap
  • Disinfectant
  • Flashlight
  • Paper Towels
  • Pipets
  • Plastic Containers
  • Plastic Dust Pan and Scoop
  • Plastic Trash Bags (30 Gallon, 3 mil thickness)
  • Sharpie/Marker
  • Tape
  • Tongs