Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergencies

Procedures to Follow

  1. Call 9-1-1.

  2. Unless trained, do not render assistance above basic first aid.

  3. Do not attempt to move the injured person unless he/she is in immediate danger.

  4. Clear the area of unnecessary people.

  5. Have someone meet and escort the medical team to the victim.

  6. Limit your communications with the ill or injured person to quiet reassurances.

  7. After the person’s immediate needs have been met, remain to assist the investigating officer with pertinent information about the incident.

  8. 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.