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The Department of Health, Safety and Environment, Emergency Information provides the Johns Hopkins Institution with a variety of emergency and non-emergency services. We are committed to protecting the welfare of our Hopkins community members serving both Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System. This web page provides a central source of safety and emergency contact information.

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Reporting an Emergency

For your reference, these are emergency telephone numbers to call if you see or hear anything that raises your level of concern for the following emergency conditions.

East Baltimore

Emergency ConditionPhone NumbersDepartment
Bed Bugs (JHH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300Environmental Services
Biological Exposure5-7849 (5-STIX) or 410-955-7849Occupational Injury Clinic
Biological Spill5-5918 or 410-955-5918Health, Safety and Environment
Blood Exposure5-7849 (5-STIX) or 410-955-7849Occupational Injury Clinic
Buildings (JHH) Buildings (SOM/SON) Buildings (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
5-3323 or 410-955-3323
5-3451 or 410-955-3451
Engineering Maintenance Maintenance & Operations Facilities Management
Chemical exposure5-6433 or 410-955-6433Occupational Injury Clinic
Chemical spill5-5918 or 410-955-5918Health, Safety and Environment
Chemical disposal5-5918 or 410-955-5918Health, Safety and Environment
Chemotherapy spill (JHH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300Environmental Services
Communicable diseases5-8384 or 410-955-8384Infection Control
Electrical (JHH) Electrical (SOM/SON) Electrical (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
5-3323 or 410-955-3323
5-3451 or 410-955-3451
Engineering Maintenance Maintenance & Operations Facilities Management
Employee injury5-6433 or 410-955-6433Occupational Injury Clinic
FirePULL ALARM then 5-4444 or 410 955-4444
Fire plans5-5918 or 410-955-5918Health, Safety and Environment
Gas (JHH) Gas (SOM/SON) Gas (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
5-3323 or 410-955-5918
5-3451 or 410-955-3451
Engineering Maintenance Maintenance & Operations Facilities Management
HEPA filter unit or PAPR (JHH)5-8357 or 410-955-8357Central Stores
Medical equipment incidents (JHH)4-SAFEClinical Engineering Services
Medical emergency5-4444 or 410-955-4444 (JHH) or 9-1-1 (All other buildings)
Infectious waste (JHH) Infectious waste (SOM/SON) Infectious waste (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
2-0035 or 410-502-0035
5-3404 or 410-955-3404
Environmental Services Custodial Services Custodial Services
Mercury spill5-5918 or 410-955-5918Health, Safety and Environment
Needle sticks5-STIX or 410-955-7849Occupational Injury Clinic
Patient, adverse outcomes (JHH)5-7949 or 410-955-7949Legal Department
Pest control (JHH) Pest control (SOM/SON) Pest control (BSPH)

5-8300 or 410-955-8300
5-3323 or 410-955-3323
5-3451 or 410-955-3451

Environmental Services Maintenance & Operations Facilities Management
Plumbing (JHH) Plumbing (SOM/SON) Plumbing (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
5-3323 or 410-955-3323
5-3451 or 410-955-3451
Engineering Maintenance Maintenance & Operations Facilities Management
Radioactive material5-3712 or 410-955-3712Radiation Control Unit
Security emergency5-5585 or 410-955-5585Corporate Security Services
Trash (JHH) Trash (SOM/SON) Trash (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
2-0035 or  410-502-0035
5-3404 or 410-955-3404
Environmental Services Custodial Services Custodial Services
Utility outage (JHH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300Engineering Maintenance
Visitor incidents (JHH) Visitor incidents (SOM/SON) Visitor incidents (BSPH)5-7949 or 410-955-7949
2-2843 or 410-502-2843
2-2843 or 410-502-2843
Legal Department (JHH) Legal Department (JHU) Legal Department (JHU)
Wet floor (JHH) Wet floor (SOM/SON) Wet floor (BSPH)5-8300 or 410-955-8300
2-0035 or 410-502-0035
5-3404 or 410-955-3404
Environmental Services Custodial Services Custodial Services

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Homewood Campus 

Emergency ConditionPhone NumbersDepartment
Biological Exposure443-997-1700Occupational Injury Clinic
Biological Spill6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security
Blood exposure443-997-1700Occupational Injury Clinic
Buildings6-8063 or 410-516-8063Plant Operations
Chemical exposure443-997-1700Occupational Health
Chemical spill6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security
Chemical disposal6-8798 or 410-516-8798Health, Safety and Environment
Electrical6-8063 or 410-516-8063Plant Operations
Employee injury443-997-1700Occupational Health
FirePULL ALARM then 6-7777 or 410-516-7777 
Fire plans6-8798 or 410-516-8798Health, Safety and Environment
Gas6-8063 or 410-516-8063Plant Operations
Medical Emergency6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security Office
Red Bag/Bio Box waste6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security Office
Mercury spill6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security Office
Needle sticks443-997-1700Occupational Health
Pest control6-8063 or 410-516-8063Plant Operations
Plumbing6-8063 or 410-516-8063Plant Operations
Radioactive material6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security Office
Security emergency6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security Office
Trash6-8931Custodial Services
Utility outage6-8063 or 410-516-8063Plant Operations
Visitor incidents6-7777 or 410-516-7777Security Office

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Bayview Campus

Emergency ConditionPhone Number
Fire, pull alarm then dial (Asthma & Allergy) Fire, pull alarm then dial (All other locations)0-0222 or 410-550-0222
0-0222 or 410-550-0222
Medical Emergency9-1-1
Security Emergency (Asthma & Allergy) Security Emergency (All other locations)0-0222 or 410-550-0222
0-0222 or 410-550-0222
All other emergent issues (Asthma & Allergy) All other emergent issues (All other locations)0-0222 or 410-550-0222
0-0222 or 410-550-0222

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Green Spring Station and White Marsh

Emergency ConditionPhone Number
Fire, pull alarm then dial9-1-1 then call 410-583-2460
Medical Emergency9-1-1 then call 410-583-2460
Security/Safety Emergency410-583-2460
Bio-Hazard/Chemical Spill410-583-2460/410-955-4444
Blood Exposure/Needle Stick410-955-STIX or 410-955-7849
Suspicious Mail/Substances410-583-2460
Electrical/Water Outage or Structural Problem410-583-2460
On-site Evening Security (White Marsh) On-site Evening Security (Greenspring)410-382-7605
410-303-9555
Disaster Management410-583-2460

Phone numbers are answered "live" in the Broadway Medical Management Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. After normal business hours, weekends and holidays an automated phone system directs callers to various services through a series of prompts, which then calls or pages the appropriate person.

  • Press 1 - Call forwards to the roving security guard between the hours of 8pm to 6am seven days a week.
  • Press 2 - To report a maintenance issue
  • Press 3 - To receive inclement weather and building conditions status
  • Press 4 - For homeland security message (when needed)

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Emergency Contact Information Chemical Splashes

If you are splashed with chemicals the procedure to follow is:

  1. Remove contaminated clothing.
  2. Flush the area with running water for a minimum of fifteen (15) minutes.
  3. Have someone contact HSE and the appropriate medical clinic.
  4. Follow the directions of the medical staff.

The medical staff will act as a facilitator to expedite getting immediate medical attention. HSE will provide the information to the appropriate information on the chemical to medical personnel.

LocationPhone Number
Medical JHMI5-6433 Occupational Injury Clinic
5-3250 University Health
5-4444 Emergency
Medical Homewood443-997-1700 Occupational Health
6-7777 Emergency
HSE JHMI & AAC5-5918 [Emergency 5-4444]
HSE Homewood6-8798 [Emergency 6-7777]

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Other Johns Hopkins Safety and Emergency Related Sites

The Johns Hopkins University

Emergency Telephone: 410-516-7781 or 1-800-548-9004

http://webapps.jhu.edu/emergencynotices/

Emergency Preparedness at Johns Hopkins

The Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) was created to serve as the command center and clearinghouse for Hopkins' enterprise-wide planning for a reaction to any extensive-impact catastrophe. 

More CEPAR information is available at
http://www.hopkins-cepar.org/

CEPAR Intranet Web site restricted to Johns Hopkins Institutions employees only
http://www.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/cepar/

For CEPAR emergency related contact phone numbers and information
http://www.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/cepar/emergency_phones/#critical_event

Pandemic Flu Initiative

This is the official Hopkins system-wide source of information regarding pandemic influenza. Our goal is to provide the most current, accurate and official information relevant to pandemic influenza.

More information is available at
http://www.hopkins-cepar.org/Preparedness/index.html

General Emergency Preparedness

United States Department of Homeland Security

More Federal related information is available at
http://www.dhs.gov/index.shtm

Maryland Emergency Management Agency

More State related information is available at
http://mema.maryland.gov/Pages/IncidentSpecific-Winter.aspx

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