Medical Emergencies or Serious Injuries

Medical Emergencies or Serious Injuries

When reporting an accident or medical emergency, call 911.  Say, "This is a medical emergency."

In the event of an accident Involving injury or illness:

  1. If life-threatening, seek emergency medical treatment. Do not move the victim unless he/she is in danger.
  2. Stay on the phone until instructed to hang up.
  3. Remain calm
  4. Provide as much information as possible, including:
  • Location of the emergency
  • Nature and cause of the medical emergency/situation
  • Medical observations: is the victim conscious? Breathing? Severely bleeding? Other victims?
  • Phone number from which you are calling
  • Other hazards that may be present

Preventing Accidents

If you spill a liquid or discover a wet floor, please clean it up immediately or contact Facilities Services at 585-245-5662 (weekdays) or 585-245-5656 (nights and weekends) for assistance.

Report all other trip and fall hazards (holes in sidewalk, loose carpet, etc.) to Facilities Services.