Medical Emergency

gatorsafe_icon_web_MEDICALEMERGIf you encounter someone experiencing a medical emergency (examples: heart attack, loss of consciousness, large loss of blood, serious accident or seizure):

  • Call 9-1-1.
  • Unless trained, do not render assistance above basic first aid.
    • AEDs are dispersed throughout campus and can be located on the UF Campus Map or the Gator Safe App.
  • DO NOT jeopardize your health and safety to render care.
  • DO NOT attempt to move the injured/sick person unless he/she is in immediate danger.
  • Have someone meet and escort public safety officials to the victim.
  • Provide public safety officials with information about the incident.

 

Source: University Police Department

Worker’s compensation information available at: http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/emergencies/injury/

Version Date: August 2016