Medical Situations

You should do the following if you discover a person experiencing a medical emergency:

  1. Survey the scene to ensure it is safe for you to approach the victim.
  2. If the person is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
  3. When you call the police, be prepared to provide the following information:
    1. Your name and the phone number you are calling from.
    2. Victim’s location.
    3. What happened and the nature of the emergency.
    4. Number of persons needing help and any special conditions.
    5. Victim’s condition.

If you are trained in First Aid and/or CPR, you may proceed with treating the victim according to your training.

If the event is a cardiac arrest and you are trained on the proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), proceed with obtaining the AED unit and treating the victim according to your training.

Medical Treatment and Work-Related Injuries

Get procedures for medical treatment and/or report work-related injuries.