Medical Emergencies

  • Medical Emergencies that require priority response include:

    • Difficulty breathing

    • Chest or Upper abdominal pain or pressure

    • Fainting

    • Sudden dizziness, weakness, change in vision

    • Change in mental state

    • Sudden severe pain

    • Bleeding that will not stop

    • Severe or persistent vomiting

    • Coughing up or vomiting blood

    • Suicidal or homicidal feelings

    • Obvious trauma

  • Call Campus Police

    • campus phone 911

    • activate emergency blue light phone,

  • Stay on the phone. You will be asked questions that the Communicator will provide to first responders.

  • Do not move someone who is injured unless they are in danger.

  • Keep the injured person comfortable until help arrives.

  • Report job related injuries to the supervisor.

 

Minor Injuries – Employees

  • Report the injury to your supervisor.

    Note: Supervisors will follow the procedures for all accidents located online.

Minor Injuries – Students

  • Students may call Student Health Services at 515-2563 for advice

  • Students may call Campus police for an escort to or from Student Health Services (on campus only).

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