Emergency Information

Emergency responders are available from Environmental Health and Safety when a biological, chemical, or radioactive spill occurs. Responders are also available for other hazardous incidents such as possible gas leaks, indoor-air quality, environmental pollution, and drinking water concerns.

Important: In the event of a fire, serious injury, or other life threatening situation, call 911.

Remember to have your name, number, location, and any other pertinent information available at the time of the call. It is important to inform EHS and the police if anyone has been injured or if there has been a personal exposure.

  • EHS - Please call (512) 471-3511 during normal service hours Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Campus Police - Please call 911 on nights, weekends and holidays. The police will refer the call to the proper emergency responder.
  • Healthpoint OHP - Please call (512) 471-4647 to contact the HealthPoint Occupational Health Program (OHP) for minor injuries and exposures to hazardous materials during regular business hours. After hours instructions can also be found on the OHP website.

Student Medical Emergencies

For student medical emergency or after-hours care information, please visit the Healthy Horns Emergencies page.

Emergency Procedures Guide

These emergency procedures are for UT Austin use only and are presented as a quick reference. UT personnel should always contact their supervisor, Environmental Health and Safety personnel, and other trained emergency responders in the event of an emergency.