Medical emergency procedure

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Medical emergency procedure


For all campus emergencies call 5430 1168 or Ext 1168.

If required, DIAL 000 for Emergency Services.

Medical emergency action
  1. Check the immediate area for signs of danger and remove or control it (if safe to do so) to avoid further risk to the casualty and yourself.
  2. Do not move a casualty unless they are exposed to a life-threatening situation.
  3. If required contact the ambulance service by dialling 000. If you are unsure if an ambulance is required call 000 and they will advise.
  4. Notify SafeUSC (Ext 1168).
  5. Remain with the casualty and administer first aid (if trained to do so) until assistance arrives.
  6. Follow the instructions of Emergency Services or First Aid personnel.
  7. Remember DRS ABCD of first aid:
  • Danger
  • Response
  • Send for help
  • Airway
  • Breathing
  • CPR (ie Start CPR, 30 compressions, 2 breaths)
  • Defibrillation

 Always refer to Emergency communications in the event of an emergency for latest announcements.

Go to Emergency procedures for other procedures or Safety and Security for general information.

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