The WVU Life Sciences Building has been evacuated and will remain closed today (Tuesday, April 10) following a minor chemical spill around 9:30 a.m. in Room 4321 Life Sciences. No one was injured in the incident. Three Physical Plant employees were moving a fuming hood when the incident occurred. They have been taken to the hospital as a precaution; no students, faculty or staff were in the classroom at the time.
Hazardous materials workers, Environmental Health and Safety officials and WVU ’s Department of Public Safety are on site to facilitate cleanup. The building will officially reopen Wednesday.