Public Safety - Gas Leaks

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Safety Procedures

Take the following precautions during a suspected gas leak:

  • Call Campus Security at 651.747.4000 or the Physical Plant staff, 651.779.5809, East Campus or 651.773.1723, West Campus.
  • Open doors and windows.
  • Leave the area immediately, do not use fire alarm or elevators, and keep others out of the area.


  • Smoke in the area
  • Use any electrical devices such radios or telephones; they can cause sparks which can ignite the gas
  • Turn lights/electrical appliances on or off
  • Use the fire alarm


Kevin Wriskey, Safety Administrator
651.747.4001, fax: 651.779.3269