Emergency Providers

Emergency Medical Assistance 911
Tusculum Campus Safety (423)636-7318
City of Tusculum Police Department (423)638-6211
Tusculum Volunteer Fire Department (423)639-3133
Greeneville Fire Department (423)638-4243
State Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

Laboratory Contact Information

Chemical Hygiene Officer Kim Carter (423)636-7300 ext. 5706

Reporting Incidents

The following information will be needed when communicating with any emergency provider:

  • Nature of the incident (description – including fire, substances involved, number of individuals involved, and their physical condition).
  • Individuals involved (name, gender, age)
  • Location of the incident (including who will meet any emergency vehicles and where)
  • Person reporting the incident (name and phone number being used to report incident)
    • NOTE: DO NOT allow the phone to be tied up for calls unrelated to the incident

In addition to this manual, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) require the lab to follow the BSL procedures as outlined in Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th Edition.

All laboratory personnel must read the contents of this manual and sign and date the Biosafety Manual Acknowledgement Form (found in Appendix A) which will be kept on file by the EPA Coordinator. By signing this signature page, the lab personnel agree to abide by the safety precautions and procedures discussed herein.