Environmental Health and Safety for Academic Affairs
Laboratory/Chemical Safety Medical Emergency Response
Medical Emergency Response Protocol for Laboratory Faculty, Staff and Students
- In the event of serious illness or emergency, or if you believe a student or staff member has had an overt chemical exposure, is having difficulty breathing, or losing consciousness, contact Campus Safety at x5566
- If the student or staff member is capable of walking to Health Services, (Jonsson Hall, first floor), Skidmore College policy dictates that NO student/staff member with unknown medical status is permitted to leave to go to Health Services UNACCOMPANIED.
- Contact Health Services at x5550 within 10-15 minutes after the student/staff member has left, to ensure the student/staff member has arrived safely. Offer any additional information to the health provider (details of incident, MSDS)
Health Services hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00-12:00, 1:00-5:00; Sunday 12:00-5:00
Contact Campus Safety at x5566 for assistance after hours