Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Industrial Accident Industrial Accident

Industrial or Chemical Spill Accident

What to do when you come across an accident/spill involving hazardous materials:

  • Beware! An unplanned approach could result in being exposed to hazardous materials.
  • Stay upwind and on high ground.
  • Notify police and/or fire services.
  • Avoid contact with material.
  • Stay well away.

What to do when hazardous material accident/spill occurs in your area:

  • Stay indoors.
  • Close doors and all windows.
  • Listen to the radio for further advice.
  • Evacuate only when advised by police or fire service personnel.
  • Turn off all power.