The Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP)
HHP Policy and Procedure Statement: 4:03 Accident Policy
Accident Reports should be filed when an accident occurs that involves injury to a student. Accident Report forms can be obtained in the Departmental office. The report must be completed by the instructor of record and forwarded to the Chairperson’s office within 48 hours after the accident. Copies will be sent to the University attorney’s office as needed.
The University attorney must be kept aware of potential claims against the University.
Immediate action is necessary in case of an injury to a student. Faculty members must exercise judgment in the handling of all accident situations. The following are guidelines for handling accident cases:
1. A First Aid cabinet is located in the Equipment Room in Jowers Center and the Aqua Sports Center Pool office.
2. Blankets and stretchers are also located in the Equipment Room. Backboards are available at the Aqua Sports Center.
3. The University police will transport ambulatory accident victims to the Student Health Center.
4. The Emergency Medical Service should be called for injuries that will require treatment at a hospital.
5. For non-life threatening injuries, students may need to be referred to the Student Health Center or their health care provider. If the injury is minor, students need to be advised how to treat the injury at home (e.g., apply ice, elevate, rest, etc.)
University Police (Emergency only) 911
University Police (Non-emergency only) 245-2805
University Police (Administration) 245-2890
Student Health Center 245-2161
City Police (Dispatcher) 753-2108
EMS (Ambulance) 911
Ambulance-Business Office 353-5115
Athletic Training Room (Jowers Center) 245-2979
Athletic Training Room (Endzone) 245-3650
Poison Control (Nationwide) 800-222-1222