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actions and procedures is located near the entrances of each Y-12 Plant facility. If the emergency
situation is classified as an occurence, the P55 will assist project personnel in developing the
10.1.1 Fires -
In the event ofa fue, the P55 is to be notified immediately. f it is safe to da so and they are
properly trained, on-1ite personnel will attempt to extinguish the fire with the available fire
extinguishers and isolate any nearby flammable materials. If there is any doubt about the safety of
extinguishing the fire, site personnel will evacuate, The supervisor or knowledgeable employee will
provide the fire department with relevant information.
In the event of a spill or leak, the employee making the discovery will immediately notify his/her
supervisor. The supervisor will determine whether the leak is an incidental spill or whether an
emergency response is required. An emergency response is defined in 29 CFR 1910.120 (a)(3) as
a response effort by employees from outside the immediate release area or by other designated
responders. Responses to incidental releases of hazardous substances where the substance can be
absorbed, neutralized, or otherwise controlled at the time of release by employees in the immediate
release area, or by maintenance personnel are not considered to be emergency response operations.
Incidental releases will be contained and cleaned up by personnel in the area. Instnrction will be
provided in the cleanup of spills, iacludtng the use of spill kits for non-emergency spills, Spill kits
will include absorbent socks and granules.
If there is a probability that the spill will extend beyond the immediate area, result in an
environmental insult, or exceed the capabilities of the on-site personnel, the supervisor is to inform
the P55, who will determine whether a response by the Y-12 Plant Spill Response Team is
warranted in accordance with the criteria in the Y-i2 Plorn'tmergenwy Plr Ifemergency response
crews are mobilized, the supervisor or knowledgeable employee will provide the responders with
10.1.3 Medkal Emergencies
In the event of a medical emergency, the PS is to be notified immediately. The Y-1 2 Plant
emergency medical staff will serve as the designated first aid provider. Any event that results in
potential employee exposure to bloodborne pathogens will require a post-exposure evaluation and
follow up as required by 29 CFR 1910.1030. The supervisor will be notified as soon as practical
after notifying the P55. A person knowledgeable ofthe location and nature ofthe injury will meet
the emergency rsponse personnel to guide them to the injured person. Personnel with minor injuries
will fo[low fi decontamination procedures, Contaminated injured personnel will be decontaminated
to the extent feasible. Personnel with serious injuries will be decontaminated by disrobing and
wrapping the individual in a blanket or per the medical staff instructions. Decontamination may be
by-passed in the event of life-threatening injuries or illnesses.
10.2 EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS
Listed in the following table are emergency groups and their telephone numbers. A cellular
phone may be present in the field and available for use when workers are not in close proximity to
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