Saint Paul College Policies & Procedures

06.01.00.1 - Safety, Accidents, First Aid Procedures

​Safety is a priority at the College. Staff and students will comply with OSHA safety standards and the various safety procedures in effect at the College.

SAINT PAUL COLLEGE (HEALTH/SAFETY PROCEDURES)

This information outlines procedures to follow to ensure the health and safety of staff and students.

  1. All students and staff are responsible for and must take an active role in their own wellness and health. Students and staff should wear appropriate medical alert tags (e.g., diabetic or seizure ID’s) which will assist emergency personnel to assess an illness or injury more quickly.
  2. Saint Paul College does not provide insurance for students. There is a Minnesota State Colleges and Universities plan available to students for a premium. Information about this insurance is located in One Stop or at https://www.uhcsr.com/SelfServiceSupport/Students/CollegeHome.aspx
  3. Students are asked to notify staff or administration immediately if there is any question about a medical condition or injury. Note where the nearest phones are located in your area.
  4. To contact Public Safety, call 651-846-1322.
  5. To contact administration, call Public Safety at 651-846-1322. Public Safety hours are between 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Friday and 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
  6. To call 911, dial 9, then 9-1-1. There are phones located by all the elevators and in the hallways in the links. When calling 911, be prepared to provide as much information as possible. When using pay phones, there is no charge to call 911. All classroom phones have a single button capability for 911 – please dial “A” on the classroom phone.
  7. When a serious injury or illness occurs (e.g. broken leg, a fall, head injury, etc):
    1. Do not move the victim unless there is immediate danger of fire, explosion or other life threatening condition.
    2. If required, call 911, and then call the Public Safety at extension 1322 or 651-846-1322. Be sure to identify your specific location.
    3. If Public Safety personnel request your assistance, send someone to meet emergency personnel at the front door of the building. Secure an elevator if needed.
    4. Stay with victim until help arrives. Locate ID or other information if possible. e. Be advised that there is a charge to transport victims to a hospital.
  8. ​When a minor injury/illness occurs call Public Safety at extension 1322. Be sure to identify your specific location.
  9. Important information and procedures:
    1. ​All injuries and accidents must be reported to Public Safety who will be available for decision-making.
    2. An incident report must be filed by the staff member reporting an injury or illness.
    3. ​All injuries or accidents in the College building or on the campus grounds must be reported. Please have the following information ready for the report: Name, Address, Family doctor, Next of Kin and Telephone Numbers. NOTE: All injured employees must complete the Injury, Illness, Incident data form (IDF). Injured persons other than employees must complete a Statement form with Public Safety. The IDF form can be found on the Intranet under all documents in the Human Resources folder and the Statement form will be provided by the Public Safety staff at the time of the report. The IDF should be routed to the Human Resources Department.
    4. First Aid Kits are located in strategic locations. Those areas needing kits or replacement supplies may contact Public Safety at extension 1322 or 651-846-1322.
    5. It is essential to avoid any direct contact with body fluids of the patient.
    6. The goal is to maintain the highest level of safety in the building and to provide information to staff and students.

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Policy Status

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