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Medical Emergencies

  • Notify Belmont Campus Security at (615) 460-6911 immediately.
  • Provide the emergency dispatcher with your name, location, number of people injured and a description of the medical emergency.
  • Stay on the phone for instructions of how you can assist.
  • Send a responsible person to meet first responders outside of the building on the street to lead the emergency responders back to the injured individual(s).
  • Do not move the person unless there is an immediate threat to the injured person at that location.
  • Be sure to wear personal protective equipment and avoid bodily fluids.
  • Report the medical injury to your supervisor once the victim receives professional medical attention.
  • Belmont has many campus buildings equipped with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Visit http://www.belmont.edu/riskmanagement/aeds.html to view a map of the current locations.