Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know

Tier II: Hazardous Chemical Reporting

Emory University through research, facilities management, and other functions uses and stores various hazardous chemicals on our campuses. These chemicals include items such as liquid oxygen for our hospitals and diesel fuel for our emergency power generators. We take our obligation to properly manage these chemicals very seriously.

The Environmental Protection Agency requires that Emory file an annual chemical inventory report, called a Tier II Report. This report informs Emergency Planning Agencies of the types and quantities of certain chemicals on our campuses. The report is distributed to the State Emergency Response Commission, Local Emergency Planning Committees, County-specific HAZMAT teams, and local fire departments. The report helps to ensure that the emergency planners in our community are properly informed and prepared for emergency situations that could potentially emerge from our campuses.