Emergency Management

In case of emergencies contact the UNSW Emergency Management Unit
on (02) 938 56666 (x56666) or Freecall 1800 626 003

You should become familiar with the UNSW Emergency Procedures flip chart, which should be on display or available in all laboratories and offices.

Procedure for emergencies

1. STAY CALM and advise the following people of the emergency:

  • Your work colleagues
  • Your supervisor
  • Any students in the area

2. Dial Extension 56666

  • Tell UNSW Security your Name, Location (Building, Floor, Room Number) and what the emergency is.

3. When leaving the building:

  • Leave via the nearest safe EXIT (fire stairs)
  • Follow directions of wardens or security staff

4. When leaving your building, assemble at the designated assembly area:

  • The designated assembly area for Biological Sciences Building is in front of the Chancellery Building near Clancy Auditorium
  • The designated assembly area for Samuels Building is the lawn area outside the Biological Sciences Building
  • In the event of both buildings evacuating simultaneously, assemble in front of the Chancellery Building near Clancy Auditorium
  • Find your lab or office group and establish if anyone is missing
  • Inform wardens of any missing staff or students
  • Listen for further instructions

 

FIRST AID OFFICERS

Biological Sciences D26 Principal First Aid Officers - first point of contact

Area Name Ext. Mobile Location
Level 1 Elessa Marendy x52099 0431 917 510 101/130
Level 2 Owen Sprod x52099 0407 817 127 101/130
Level 3 Nidhi Sodhi x53514 0403 326 203 301
Alternative D26 contacts when unable to contact a principal first aid officer
Area Name Ext. Mobile Location
Ground Frances Byrne x59399   G17F
Level 1 BABS WHS Manager x51578   140
Level 2 Nedhal Elkaid x52099   130
Level 2 Noel Whitaker x52041   241D
Level 3 Brendan Burns x53659   354A
Level 3 Nadeem Kaakoush x52057   302
Samuels Building F25 Principal First Aid Officers - first point of contact
Area Name Ext. Location
Ground Julia Kiss x51522 G04B Museum
Level 1 Belinda Ferrari x52032 132
Level 1 Chris Marquis x53898 131
Wallace Wurth Building C27 Principal First Aid Officers - first point of contact
Area Name Ext. Location
Level 1 Glenn Wilcher x53415 101
Level 1 Holly Moore x53415 101

BUILDING WARDENS

D26 Area Person Ext. Mobile Location
Chief Warden EWIS Chris Myers x58031 0458 561 790 G05A (BEES)
Deputy Chief Warden EWIS Jeff Welch x51480 0405 074 824 G08A
Deputy Chief Warden   BABS WHS Manager x51578 0499 986 060 140
Floor Warden Ground Frances Byrne x59399   G17F
Floor Warden Level 1 Jani O'Rourke x53304   102
Floor Warden Level 1 Geoff Kornfeld x53328   103E
Floor Warden Level 1 Lily Zhang x52099   130
Floor Warden Level 1 Helen Speirs x51241   131A
Floor Warden Level 2 Nedhal Elkaid x52099   130
Floor Warden Level 2 Jenny Campbell x59443   229
Floor Warden Level 2 Noel Whitaker x52041   241D
Floor Warden Level 2 Joshua Swift x52097   241
Floor Warden Level 2 Li Zhang x52042   211A
Floor Warden Level 3 Brendan Burns x53659   354A
Floor Warden Level 3 Alfonsus Alvin x52098   312B
Floor Warden Level 3 Nadeem Kaakoush x52057   302
F25 Area Person Ext. Mobile Location
Chief Warden EWIS Derek Williamson x52190 0409 901 111 G04A (Museum)
Deputy Chief Warden   Anita Heywood x53667 0413 337 654 319 (Medicine)
Floor Warden Level 1 Chris Marquis x53898   131
Floor Warden Level 1 Shafagh Waters x50507   128
C27 Area Person Ext. Mobile Location
Chief Warden EWIS Ted Crawford x51171 0413 482 689 358 (Medicine)
Deputy Chief Warden EWIS Balu Daniel x52553   L1 East (Medicine)
Deputy Chief Warden   Yvette Toole x50926   L6 East (Medicine)
Deputy Chief Warden   Blathnaid Farrell x59750   L5 East (Medicine)
Floor Warden L1 West Daud Khaled x52022   L1 East
Floor Warden L1 West Shamima Shirin x52022   L1 East

Other BABS WHS Contacts

The following people should be contacted in regard to specific areas. If you are unable to contact those specified below or are uncertain of the precise nature of the hazard, please contact the BABS WHS manager.

Person Specialist area
Phone Extension
BABS WHS manager Chemical x51578
Nedhal Elkaid/BABS WHS manager Radiation x52099
Jeff Welch OGTR/AQIS/PC2 Laboratories x51480
Jani O'Rourke Biological x53304
Jeff Welch Electrical x51480

BABS large scale spill kits

The following large scale spill kits are available to BABS staff / students where in the event of a spill, you may require more resources on top of your lab spill kit. For all spills please refer to the manufacturers MSDS, UNSW ChemAlert and the UNSW spills procedure (OHS421 Chemical Spills Guideline).

  Location
Kit 1 Level 1 - Lab 107D (Teaching lab)
Kit 2 Level 2 - Adjacent to lifts outside School Office
Kit 3 Level 3 - Room 341 (Opposite the Rountree room)