Emergency Response

The Office of Reseach Safety and Environmental Health and Safety offices collaborate in incident-specific emergency response. For a more specific description of which department to contact, visit the Who Does What? page.

If you're dealing with a chemical or biological spill, please call 1-2-3 (on-campus phone) or 773-702-8181 (off-campus phone). Remember to complete a UCAIR report after conditions are safe.

Exposures call the Needlestick/Bloodborne Pathogen Hotline at:

  • On-Campus Phone: 31880 pager 9990#
  • Off-Campus Phone: 773.753.1880 pager 9990#

Laser Eye injury: Go to the Adult Emergency 5656 S. Maryland, 773-702-6250

To report an accident, incident or near-miss after the fact, submit a report through the University's Accident/Incident Reporting system.

Campus Map (highlights areas of responsibility)

Printable Emergency Contact Sheet

Information about Medical Payments for for UChicago students who experienced an injury during assigned responsibilities in a laboratory.

UChicagoSocial: Office of Research Safety