What to do in the event of ...
- Fire / Fire Alarm
- Bomb Threat
- Tornado / Severe Weather
- Evacuation / Shelter in Place
- Suspicious Letter / Package / Substance
- Civil Disorder / Riot
- Gas Leak / Odor
- Utility (power) Outage
- Threat Level Red
- Medical Emergency
- Chemical Emergency
- Radiation Emergency
How to safeguard yourself and the University ...
- In An Emergency
- Be Aware, Be Alert
- Be Secure
- Plan Ahead, Be Prepared
- Miscellaneous Questions and Answers
Hospital Emergency Codes
- Code RED -- Fire
- Code GRAY -- Tornado or severe weather
- Code BLACK -- Bomb or bomb threat
- Code ORANGE -- Hazardous chemical, biological, or radioactive incident
- Code BLUE -- Medical Emergency
- Code WHITE -- Snow or weather emergency
- Code YELLOW -- Disaster, either internal or external
- Code GREEN -- Building evacuation
- Code BROWN -- Missing adult patient
- Code ADAM -- Missing or abducted child
- Code COPPER -- Communication Involving Utility Failure
- Code VIOLET -- Violent Situation
NOTE: Health Science Campus employees should refer to the Summoning Emergency Medical Assistance for Injured Persons on Campus Procedure, # S-08-017, for medical assistance protocols unique to the patient care setting.
ALWAYS error on the side of caution… In order to help someone, you must:
REMAIN CALM and CALL FOR HELP
Ifyou are on campus, contact UT police at x-2600.
Ifyou are off campus, call 9-1-1.
ALWAYS stay on the phone until the person answering
the call ends the conversation.
Ifyou suspect a head or spinal injury, DO NOT MOVE the victim unless there is an immediate life-threatening emergency.
In the event of a medical emergency:
- Do not move the injured person unless there is danger of further harm.
- Keep the injured person warm.
Donot exceed your training or knowledge when attempting to render first aid.