30 Nov 2012

Dangerous Chemical Hazard Forces Evacuation at Urey Hall

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Check out this article on Ucsdguardian.org. The article discusses an early November Decalin chemical hazard at Revelle College in San Diego. The situation was caused by a physics experiment in which students were working with the chemical. The author describes the unstable properties of Decalin and the dangers of exposure. Safety crews worked on removing the hazardous chemical from the campus later in the day by making use of a blasting cap. The threat was eliminated and students were able to go on with their day.

Have you ever encountered anything like this on your campus? How did you react? Please read the full article here and then share your story with us in the comment below:
Dangerous Chemical Hazard Forces Evacuation at Urey Hall

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