If you become aware of a seriously ill or injured person, you should:
- Call 9-1-1 right away.
Be prepared to provide:–Nature of the illness or injury–Location of victim: Street address and room number–Status of victim: conscious, breathing, bleeding–Victim’s injury if known–Hazardous materials involved
Do not attempt to move the victim unless she/he is in danger of further injury
Properly trained individuals should:– Begin CPR if necessary–Commence first aid, particularly to stop heavy bleeding, while waiting for further assistance
If alcohol poisoning is suspected:–Keep victim awake–Turn on his/her side–Contact University Security & Police at 426-6911
- Remain with the person until the police or emergency medical personnel arrive.
If the injured person is a Boise State University employee, contact their supervisor as soon as possible. If it is after hours or on the weekend, call University Security Dispatch at 426-6911 and they can locate a specific faculty or staff member and leave them a message.
If you were the injured person, go to Work Related Injury or Illness response checklist for more information on what to do.