Emergency Services 000

(0 - 000 from University internal phone)

University Security 12880

(8201 2880 from mobile phone)

For emergencies at  FMC     33# 

 

During an emergency

Stay Calm
Stop - Assess - Act

Ask yourself - what has happened?  Can I be injured?

Medical Emergency

1   Call an ambulance 000 (or 0 - 000 from University internal phone)

State:

  • Your contact number,
  • Location,
  • Nature of emergency,
  • Identify yourself.

2   Call University Security 12880 (or 8201 2880 from mobile phone)

And give them the same information.

University Security will meet the ambulance and guide them to the correct location on the grounds.

Remain with the injured/ill person or contact your  local first aider (PDF 241KB)  to assist until help arrives.

Fire

If you discover a fire:

1   Alert people nearby and request assistance

2   Ring the Fire Service   000 (or 0 - 000 if ringing from a University internal phone)
     or operate the nearest Break Glass Fire Alarm

3   Ring University Security 12880 (or 8201 2880 from mobile phone)

4   Exit the building to your Assembly Area, as directed by a Warden.

5   Do not use lifts

Bushfire

If there is a bushfire on or near the campus:

 

1. Close all windows and external doors

2. Remain, or go inside and await further instructions from Wardens, University Security or Emergency Services personnel

3. Do not evacuate from the campus or drive vehicles until or unless directed to do so by Wardens, University Security or Emergency Services personnel

Hazardous Substances Spill

1   Alert people nearby and request assistance

2   Ring the Fire Service 000 (or 0 - 000 if ringing from a University internal phone)

State

  • Your contact number
  • Location
  • Nature of Substance
  • Identify yourself

or operate the nearest  Break Glass Fire Alarm

3   Ring University Security 12880 (or 8201 2880 from mobile phone)

4   Keep people away from spill area if safe to do so (do not put yourself in danger)

5   Exit the building to your Assembly Area, as directed by a Warden. Do not use lifts

6   Remain in Assembly Area  until advised to leave the area.

Earthquake

  • Keep away from windows, mirrors & overhead fittings
  • Take cover under an internal door frame, table or bench
  • Keep well clear of buildings, walls, power lines, trees etc if outside
  • Do not stand under awnings or parapets as they may collapse
  • Move to open ground when safe
  • Do not use machines, lights, open flame appliances, lighters or matches, or electrical equipment when gas or fuel leaks are suspected
  • Do not use the telephone unless there is serious injury or risk
  • Avoid driving (keep roadways clear for emergency vehicles)
  • Be prepared for after shocks

Bomb Threat

Refer to Guidelines (DOC 125KB) .

Personal Threat

Ring University Security     12880 (or 8201 2880 from mobile phone)

State:

  • Your contact number
  • Location
  • Nature of threat
  • Your name
  • Description of person(s) involved

Emergency Warning
Procedures

When Alert signal sounds (Beep ...Beep...)

  • Cease inter-floor movement
  • Await further instructions via the PA or from the Warden

When evacuation signal sounds (whoop...whoop...)

  • Proceed via the safest route to the assembly area. Do not use lifts.
  • Assist mobility impaired people as necessary
  • Follow the directions of the Warden(s)
  • Do not re-enter the building until instructed to do so by persons in authority.

After Hours

Outside of normal business hours, evacuate the building on hearing the alert or evacuation signal.

Acute Trauma Counselling

The University provides appropriate counselling to assist staff who experience a traumatic event such as being involved in or witnessing a serious accident, a death or physical assault at work.

If you have experienced such an event contact:

  • The OHS Unit (13024)  (during normal working hours); or
  • University Security (12880) (out of normal working hours)

This service is to be used only for sudden, acute, work related trauma such as described above. For other counseling services see the Employee Assistance Programme