Procedures to Follow
Unless trained, do not render assistance above basic first aid.
Do not attempt to move the injured person unless he/she is in immediate danger.
Clear the area of unnecessary people.
Have someone meet and escort the medical team to the victim.
Limit your communications with the ill or injured person to quiet reassurances.
After the person’s immediate needs have been met, remain to assist the investigating officer with pertinent information about the incident.
If the victim is a staff member, notify his/her supervisor.
Information to Know
Location of AED’s/AED trained personnel
Location of incident
Phone number at your location
How many victims are involved
If victim is breathing
If victim is conscious
If victim has a pulse
If there is severe bleeding
Planning for such emergencies includes knowing who has been trained in emergency first aid procedures and CPR.