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MEDICAL AND FIRST AID (EPIDEMIC/POISONING)
CALL THE CAMPUS POLICE IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS: 4700, 4701, 4702, 4703,
251-7400, 365-4067.
1.
If serious injury or illness occurs on campus, immediately dial 226-4700.
2.
In case of minor injury or illness, provide first-aid care and dial 226-4700.
ONLY TRAINED PERSONNEL SHOULD PROVIDE FIRST AID SUCH AS CPR.
3.
In case of serious injury or illness, (AFTER CONTACTING THE CAMPUS POLICE)
the following are desirable steps to be taken:
A.
Keep victim still and comfortable. DO NOT MOVE THE VICTIM.
B.
Ask victim, “Are you okay?” and “What is wrong?”
C.
Check breathing and administer artificial respiration if necessary, ONLY IF
YOU ARE TRAINED TO DO SO!
D.
Control serious bleeding by applying pressure on the wound.
E.
Continue to assist the victim until help arrives.
F.
Look for emergency medical I.D., question victim and witnesses, and give
all information to the Campus Police and/or the paramedics.
4.
Every office should have a person trained in first aid and CPR. Training is available
through the local American Red Cross and through the
BSC Campus Police.
BSC Campus Police officers have been trained in first aid and CPR. CAMPUS POLICE
SHOULD BE CONTACTED IN ALL EMERGENCIES. They are able to secure the proper
assistance quicker than individuals. Also, they are able to coordinate with emergency
personnel on the logistics of the emergency.