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EMERGENCY RESPONSE FLIP-CHART AND EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS

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This flip chart serves as a quick reference in the event of an emergency. Refer to the appropriate section for relevant information. For additional information on safety policies or procedures, contact Environmental Health and Safety at (617) 638-8830 (BUMC) or (617) 353-4094 (CRC), or visit www.bu.edu/ehs. To directly view this flip chart online, visit www.bu.edu/ehs/flipchart. Please note this document serves Boston University’s Charles River Campus (CRC), Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC), and Boston Medical Center (BMC). The distinction is necessary due to the geographic separation of the two campuses and the associated implications on emergency response.

Incident Type CRC BUMC/BMC
FIRE (CODE RED) In the event of fire or smoke, follow the fire plan (R.A.C.E.) and call 911 and the appropriate number. See Fire Response Panel for details. (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-6666
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES External emergency services will be contacted as necessary. When calling: 1) identify yourself, 2) provide call back phone number, 3) provide exact location 4) the specific nature of affliction. (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444
Non-Patient areas
CODE BLUE Hospital (Patient Areas) Call for any person suffering cardiac, respiratory distress, or other life threatening emergency in patient areas. When calling: 1) identify yourself and phone number, 2) whether adult or pediatric Code Blue, 3) specific nature of affliction 4) building and room number. N/A (617) 414-7777
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPILL Chemical, Biological, And Radioactive. (617) 353-2105 (617) 414-6666
FACILITY RELATED EMERGENCIES Floods, utility failures (power outages), other. (617) 353-2105 (617) 414-6666
PUBLIC SAFETY INCIDENT (CODE GREEN) Immediate response to a suspicious person, altercation, theft, etc… (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444
CODE PINK Hospital (Patient Areas) To report an infant or child abduction (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444
EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMAND CENTER activated as needed during emergencies affecting normal operations (617) 353-1234 (617) 414-6860
EMERGENCY INFORMATION LINE activated during university and Boston Medical Center-wide emergencies (weather, major fire, utility failure, etc…) (617) 358-7233 (617) 638-6886
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH business hour numbers (617) 353-6630 (617) 638-8400
RESEARCH OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM injuries occurring in laboratories (617) 414-7647 (617) 414-7647
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES (24 hours) (617) 353-3575 (617) 353-3575
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (617) 353-4094 (617) 638-8830
RADIATION SAFETY to report radiation safety related incidents (617) 638-5795
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(617) 638-7052

Upon the detection of SMOKE or FIRE, follow the “RACE” fire plan described below. Previously called “ACES” at the Charles River Campus (CRC).

The R.A.C.E. Fire Plan

Rescue/Remove person(s) from the immediate fire scene/room
Alert/Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station, alert staff, call out “CODE RED”, then dial 911 and the appropriate number:
CRC BUMC/BMC
(617) 353-2121 (617) 414-6666

and state the exact location of the fire and any details.

Confine fire and smoke by closing ALL doors to rooms and areas.
Extinguish a small fire by using a portable fire extinguisher or use to escape large fires. Evacuate building immediately and report to supervisor, resident assistant or other appropriate person according to the specific fire plan. In hospital (patient) buildings, evacuate horizontally to another fire zone if necessary. Those requiring assistance, position at the nearest stairwell and report location to Incident Command personnel, Public Safety Officer, or Fire Department personnel.

Fire Safety

  • Do not use elevators to evacuate unless directed by the Fire Department.
  • In certain departments and buildings, more specific fire plans have been developed because of special needs. Become familiar with your area-specific fire plan.
  • Those requiring assistance during evacuation should be evacuated to the nearest stairwell (area of refuge) for Fire Department assisted evacuation. Report the exact location by calling
CRC BUMC/BMC
(617) 353-2121 (617) 414-6666
    Or- report location to Incident Command personnel, a Public Safety Officer, or Fire Department personnel.
    Please note: stairwells are posted with signs specifying exact location.
  • Assist fire response team and the Fire Department as requested.
  • Do not hesitate to activate the fire alarm if you detect smoke or fire. After an alarm has been activated, the fire department and institutions response teams will be immediately notified.
  • Evacuation maps identify the nearest routes of egress and are posted throughout each building. For information on fire safety at Boston University, please visit www.bu.edu/ehs/fire-safety

Emergency Numbers

Response CRC BUMC/BMC
Spill Assistance. Request assistance. (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-6666

Medical Assistance.

When calling:

1) identify yourself,

2) provide call back phone number,

3) provide exact location,

4) provide incident details.

External emergency services will be contacted as necessary.

(617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444

Report Exposures in a research laboratory to ROHP

(617) 414-7647 (617) 414-7647

Report Exposures in other areas to Occupational Health

(617) 353-6630 (617) 638-8400
Reporting Student Exposures to Student Health Services (617) 353-3575 (617) 353-3575

Chemical Spill

  • Remove personnel from the immediate area.
  • Restrict access to the area and assess the extent of the spill.
  • If it is safe to do so, contain the spill. Try to protect hallways, elevator shafts, floor drains, etc.
  • Attend to injured personnel as necessary.
  • Do not attempt to clean a large chemical spill, a spill beyond your control, a spill that has migrated to drains or hard-to-clean areas, or a spill where clean-up could result in adverse exposure to the spilled chemical.

— Seek assistance from Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) by calling the emergency number above.

    • If the spill is small, involves a chemical you understand well, has not migrated to drains or difficult-to-clean places, you have the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and spill cleanup materials, and there is no risk of adverse exposure, clean the spill.
      • Wear PPE appropriate to the chemical spilled at a minimum, safety glasses, gloves, and appropriate attire.
      • Refer to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for more information on proper PPE.
      • Collect spill material and label it as hazardous waste.
      • Place in Hazardous Waste Satellite Accumulation Area and make request for pickup.
      • Report non-emergency incident to EHS at:
      CRC BUMC/BMC
      (617) 353-4094 (617) 638-8830

           Or- report incident as a ‘near miss’ by using the online form at www.bu.edu/ehs/near-miss/.

Mercury Spill

Any spill involving mercury MUST be reported to EHS by calling the appropriate number above. DO NOT attempt to clean a mercury spill, no matter how small.

Chemical Exposure

  • Remove any contaminated clothing as quickly as possible.
  • Flush any exposed skin or hair with water for at least 15 minutes. Do not hesitate in activating a safety shower.
  • For chemical exposure to the eye:
    • Flush with water for at least 15 minutes at an emergency eyewash station.
    • Hold eyelids open while flushing.
  • Seek appropriate medical attention. See Incident and Accident Reporting panel for more detail.
  • In research laboratories, report all exposures to ROHP at (617) 414-7647.
  • For emergency medical assistance, call the appropriate number above. If transported to hospital, bring a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for the material you were exposed to, if able.

Emergency Numbers

    Response CRC BUMC/BMC
    Spill Assistance. Request assistance. (617) 353-2105 (617) 414-6666

    Medical Assistance.

    When calling:

    1) identify yourself,

    2) provide call back phone number,

    3) provide exact location,

    4) provide incident details.

    External emergency services will be contacted as necessary.

    (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444

    Report Exposures in a research laboratory to ROHP

    (617) 414-7647 (617) 414-7647

    Report Exposures in other areas to Occupational Health

    (617) 353-6630 (617) 638-8400
    Reporting Student Exposures to Student Health Services (617) 353-3575 (617) 353-3575

    Blood/Body Fluid/Biological Spill

    • Restrict access to the area and assess the extent of the spill.
    • For large blood or body fluid spills, call the appropriate number above.
    • Wear the proper PPE. At a minimum; safety glasses, gloves, and appropriate attire.
    • Saturate the spill with an appropriate disinfectant. Allow a contact period of at least 15 minutes.
    • Use paper towels, rags, or some other absorbent material to clean up the spill.
    • Collect all spill material as biological waste.
    • Dispose of waste according to procedure.

    Biological Exposure

    • If exposed to biological material, initiate first aid procedures.
    • For medical assistance, call the appropriate number above. If transported to hospital, bring available information for the material you were exposed to, if able.
    • Remove any exposed clothing as quickly as possible.
    • Flush any exposed skin or hair with water for at least 15 minutes. Do not hesitate in activating a safety shower.
    • For exposure to the eye:
      • Flush with water for at least 15 minutes at an emergency eyewash station.
      • Hold eyelids open while flushing.
    • Seek appropriate medical attention. See Incident and Accident Reporting panel for more detail.
    • In research laboratories, report all exposures to ROHP at (617) 414-7647.

    Suspicious Letter or Package

    • Leaking with something unusual
    • Ticking
    • Exposed wiring or other suspicious hardware
    • No return address
    • Incorrect address
    • Addressed to someone unknown or name misspelled

    Note: There may be any combination of the above indicators. Simply one may not warrant suspicion. If a suspicious letter or package is received; handle it as little as possible, move away from the immediate area, and immediately call Public Safety

    CRC BUMC/BMC
    Public Safety (617) 353-2121 Public Safety (617) 414-4444

    Telephoned Bomb Threat

    • Get as much information about the caller as possible.
    • Keep the caller on phone as long as possible–DELAY–ask the caller to repeat information.
    • Tell a nearby co-worker to contact Public Safety.
    • Ask the following questions:
      • Where is the bomb located?
      • If time bomb, when is it set to explode?
      • What kind of bomb is it?
      • Why is caller doing this?
    • Note details from the call: sex, accent, speech impediment, age, background noises, unusual phrases, etc…

    After Receiving Threat:

    • Remain calm. Do not discuss the threat in public.
    • Do not touch suspicious packages, letters, objects, etc.
    • Do not start or repeat rumors.

    Search

    Public Safety will coordinate the search efforts and maintain a log of areas searched. Staff will search their departments and call Public Safety to report “All Clear” if nothing is found. If a suspicious object is located:

    • Do not touch it.
    • Move away from the immediate area.
    • Call Public Safety to report the location and description.
    • Evacuate patients, students, employees, staff, and visitors away from the immediate area when directed to do so by Public Safety.

    If witnessing an act of violence or immediate threat of an act of violence immediately call Public Safety, including active shooter incidents.

      CRC BUMC/BMC
      Public Safety (617) 353-2121 Public Safety (617) 414-4444

      For more information:

      www.bu.edu/police/safety/shooter
      www.internal.bmc.org/emergencypreparedness

        Response to Workplace/Campus Violence

          Remember the acronym S.A.F.E

            Secure your areas

            • Close doors
            • Keep out of hallways
            • Stay in your location until you hear the all clear

            Alert

            • Call Public Safety if you see any suspicious behavior

            Follow Directions

            • Follow the directions given to you by the Public Safety Officers or Police Officers.
            • Listen carefully to emergency messages being sent by phone, pages, or overhead announcement.

            Exit only when safe to do so

            • Evacuate your area only when directed to do so by Boston Police Officers.
            • Remain in your secure locations and wait until an all clear is announced

            Active Shooter If necessary and able, immediately leave the area where the act is occurring and call Public Safety. Follow the Run, Hide, Fight guidance.

              RUN- Escape if possible.

                HIDE- Find a place out of sight to hide, Lock the door, Barricade the room with heavy items, Remain quiet – Silence phones, pagers.

                  FIGHT-(last resort) – Act aggressively, Throw items, Improvise weapons, Yell, Commit to your actions.

                    In order to keep yourself and others safe, always remember; See Something…..Say Something

                      Any weather-related event that may affect normal operations to the university or hospital may activate the Emergency Preparedness Plan.

                        This plan will assist in maintaining services when a situation exists that may prevent personnel, students, or visitors from entering or leaving the institutions for an extended period of time. Types of weather emergencies include, but not limited to; blizzards, floods, hurricanes.

                        Response to Weather Emergencies

                        If instructed to do so;

                        • Unplug all unnecessary equipment, appliances and sensitive electrical instruments.
                        • Unplug all computers, printers and fax machines.
                        • Keep one computer plugged in to the RED emergency power outlets.
                        • Locate and distribute emergency response items as instructed in your response plan, i.e. computer “downtime” forms (hospital) and flashlights.
                        • Assist as needed or as directed by your supervisor.
                        • When conditions warrant, move patients, students, visitors, employees and staff away from windows.
                        • Contact your supervisor before leaving your department.

                        The Incident Commander will issue specific instructions related to the type of weather emergency including:

                        • Movement of patients, students, visitors, employees and staff to areas of safety.
                        • Movement of equipment to safe areas for storage.
                        • Resources available for staff unable to leave the campus.

                        Closing or Delayed Opening

                        • In the event weather conditions warrant, essential personnel should report to work. Each department must determine essential personnel status.
                        • Announcements will be made as soon as available through the following:
                          • BU Alert and Send Word Now (SWN) communication systems will be used as needed to provide additional information. Your BU Alert profile may be updated by logging into BUworks Central. For those in the SWN system, you will be asked automatically to update your profile quarterly.
                          • Weather Emergency Information Line will be updated periodically to inform personnel of status and weather specific instructions.
                          • Radio: WBUR 90.9 FM, WBMX 98.5 FM, WRKO 680 AM, WBZ 1030 AM
                          • Television: WBZ-TV Channel 4, WCVB-TV Channel 5, WHDH-TV Channel 7

                          Additional Resources and Emergency Numbers

                            Resource CRC BUMC BMC
                            Emergency Weather
                            Information Line
                            (617) 353-SNOW
                            (7669)
                            (617) 638-6886 (617) 638-6886
                            Websites
                            additional information
                            www.bu.edu/ehs www.bu.edu/ehs www.internal.bmc.org/emergencypreparedness

                          Emergency Contact Numbers

                            CRC BUMC/BMC
                            (617) 353-2105-Control Desk (617) 414-6666-Control Center

                            Emergency Response

                            As with any of the failures described below, emergency procedures will be implemented as needed with activation of the university or hospital Incident Command System.

                              Elevators

                              If you are in an elevator that becomes inoperable, call for assistance using the corresponding number above. Most elevators are equipped with telephones. The Control Technician will instruct you on how to perform a few simple procedures to get the elevator car moving. If this fails, assistance will be sent. Do not attempt to extricate yourself unless assisted by a trained elevator mechanic.

                                Communication Systems

                                Hospital Only – Telephones:  All emergency powered telephones are red for easy identification. There is a listing of power failure phones with the associated power failure number available on the BMC Intranet at http://internal.bmc.org/telecommunications/. Public Safety will coordinate the distribution of radios to critical clinical areas and personnel as needed.

                                  Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing

                                  Call the corresponding number above to report any problems associated with HVAC systems.

                                    Water

                                    Call the corresponding number above to report any problems with water systems. In the event of a water system failure, bottled water will be delivered as necessary by support service personnel and should be used for human consumption until the water system has been re-certified. Additional waterless soap will be distributed to patient areas as necessary.

                                      Gas and Vacuum

                                      Call the corresponding number above, in the event of a local or system-wide failure of gases.

                                        Oxygen: (Hospital – Patient Areas)

                                        • Immediately contact the Control Center to report the oxygen failure.
                                        • Rescue all oxygen dependent patients from harm.
                                        • Prepare oxygen dependent patients for evacuation when directed to do so in the event that systems cannot be restored quickly.

                                        Compressed Air: (Hospital – Patient Areas)

                                        • Immediately contact the Control Center to report the compressed air failure.
                                        • Rescue all vented patients from harm.
                                        • Prepare vented patients for evacuation when directed to do so in the event that systems cannot be restored quickly.

                                        Emergency Power Systems

                                        Call the corresponding number above in the event of a failure.

                                        • Emergency Power should be available to areas within 10 seconds to supply power to the red outlets from the emergency generators.
                                        • Ensure all critical equipment and one (1) computer is plugged into the RED emergency power outlets, where available.

                                        Emergency Numbers

                                          Incident Type CRC BUMC/BMC
                                          CODE PINK To report an infant or child abduction (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444

                                          Staff Response

                                          Upon discovery or report of a missing infant or child, or upon hearing the HUGS audible alarm (BMC- Hospital system), available personnel will immediately:

                                          • Call Public Safety and provide a description of the infant or child and abductor (if known).
                                          • Attempt to locate the infant or child.
                                          • If possible, follow the abductor in order to identify him/her to Public Safety Officers. Personnel other than Public Safety are not expected to detain the abductor.
                                          • Staff should not disturb or touch anything in the area where the child was last located in order to preserve physical evidence for law enforcement officials.

                                          Public Safety Response

                                          • A Public Safety Supervisor, as soon as practical, will call the Control Center to initiate the notification of a Code Pink Emergency Response as described in the Emergency Response Plan.
                                          • The Control Center will contact Operator Services to initiate the overhead announcement of a Code Pink and identify the location.
                                          • Operator Services (BMC-Hospital system) will announce on the overhead voice page “Code Pink and the location”. This will serve as instruction to BMC personnel to search their work areas and report to Public Safety when the search is complete.
                                          • Public Safety will establish the Command Center as appropriate.

                                          Additional Information

                                          See Code Pink – Missing/Abducted Infant or Child response plan on the BMC Intranet.

                                          http://internal.bmc.org/emergencypreparedness/

                                            The Emergency Operations Plan establishes procedures for mobilizing university and hospital resources and communicating with their communities in the event of a large-scale emergency.

                                              There are three levels or ‘phases’ (four levels for Boston Medical Center) of emergency declarations:

                                                PHASE A Emergency (ADVISORY):
                                                Administrative alert of a potential, impending, or actual event that can be handled by personnel working in the area where incident occurred.

                                                • Manager actions: Be aware. No response necessary unless instructed to respond.
                                                • Staff actions: Continue normal duties.
                                                • Example: Isolated power outage being handled by limited onsite staff.

                                                PHASE B Emergency :

                                                An emergency event that requires personnel from other departments to assist in the response.

                                                • Manager actions: Inform your personnel about the emergency, and coordinate departmental response when directed to do so.
                                                • Staff actions: Remain on duty, report to your immediate supervisor and follow their instructions. You may be asked to assist with the rescue of patients, visitors, students, and personnel from harm.
                                                • Example: Isolated fire resulting in partial evacuation requiring coordination of several responding departments.

                                                PHASE C Emergency:

                                                Response to an emergency that requires additional staff and resources from off-site. It establishes mechanisms to utilize city support. In these events, outside agencies typically get involved. An internal Command Center is set up, and university/hospital operations are significantly impacted or altered.

                                                • Manager actions: Inform your personnel about the emergency, assess departmental resources and staffing, call in additional staffing as needed and coordinate departmental response when directed to do so.
                                                • Staff actions: remain on duty, report to your immediate supervisor and follow their instructions. You may be asked to assist including the rescue of patients, visitors, students, and personnel from harm. You may be asked to assist in other departments.
                                                • Example: A building evacuation due to fire or other building emergency where occupants may be displaced for a period of time. Response from personnel not currently onsite may be needed and coordination between several departments is imperative.

                                                PHASE D Emergency (HOSPITAL ONLY):

                                                A catastrophic event in the city of Boston that requires BMC to make treatment of victims its primary focus. The Command Center will be activated. Normal operations, utilities, traffic  access, and communication systems may be limited.

                                                • Manager actions: Inform your personnel about the emergency, assess departmental resources and staffing, call in additional staffing if able, and coordinate departmental response as directed by the Incident Commander.
                                                • On duty staff actions: Remain on duty, report to your immediate supervisor and follow their instructions. You may be asked to assist with the rescue of patients, visitors, students, and personnel from harm, or be asked to assist in other departments via a staffing pool that will be set up.
                                                • Off duty staff actions: Ensure the safety and well being of your family and report to the staffing pool as soon as safely possible. On duty staff will be released as soon as replacements are available.
                                                • Example: A full scale emergency involving many departments including external agencies and response personnel resulting in many casualties beyond what the current shift is normally able to manage.

                                                HOW TO GET INFORMATION DURING AN EMERGENCY:

                                                • Talk to your supervisor.

                                                Additionally, periodic updates will be sent through:

                                                • Boston University – www.bu.edu/ehs/comm
                                                • Boston Medical Center – http://internal.bmc.org/emergencypreparedness/
                                                • Periodic updates will be sent through the BU Alert and Send Word Now (SWN) communication systems. Your BU Alert profile may be updated by logging into BUworks Central. For those in the SWN system, you will be asked automatically to update your profile quarterly.

                                                The Emergency Information Lines will have a recorded message on the status of the emergency for employees, staff, faculty, students and parents:

                                                • For CRC: (617) 358-7233
                                                • For BUMC/BMC: (617) 638-6886

                                                Pertinent information may also be broadcast on WBUR 90.9 FM, WBZ 1030 AM, WRKO 680 AM, and WBMX 98.5 FM. TV news, internet news sites, and university offi  als may also have relevant information.

                                                IN RESPONSE TO THESE EVENTS

                                                • Remove individuals from areas of risk. Remove equipment if appropriate.
                                                • Call the appropriate number as listed on the Emergency Numbers panel.
                                                • Contact your supervisor before leaving your work area if possible.
                                                • Managers and Supervisors paged, must notify their own staff to mobilize resources.
                                                • The Incident Commander or alternate will be notified by the Control Center.
                                                • As necessary, the Command Center will be activated.
                                                • Public Safety will secure exits and entrances as necessary and direct media to designated location.
                                                • All employees are expected to report to their departments for instructions and assignments.
                                                • Reference the Emergency Response Plan for more detailed instructions at either  www.internal.bmc.org or www.bu.edu/ehs/management-plans/emergency/. Other specific plans are also posted on these sites.
                                                • Written plans are available in the Emergency Departments, Control Center, Command Center, and Administrators Offices.

                                                Serious Accidents

                                                In the event of serious injury to an employee:

                                                • Call the appropriate emergency number (see below) for medical assistance.

                                                — External emergency medical services will be summoned as necessary.

                                                • Administer first aid, if properly trained.
                                                • Complete the appropriate accident report for employee injuries with supervisor. See report forms in chart below.
                                                • As soon as practical, contact the Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety for reporting procedures and investigations. See contact information below.
                                                • If the accident involves an injury to a student or a visitor, an incident report detailing the incident and injuries should be filled out and sent to Risk Management. See below.

                                                Emergency Numbers

                                                  CRC BUMC/BMC
                                                  Public Safety (617) 353-2121 Public Safety (617) 414-4444

                                                  Occupational Health Centers

                                                    CRC BUMC/BMC

                                                    Occupational Health Center

                                                    930 Commonwealth Avenue

                                                    (617) 353-6630

                                                    Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

                                                    Occupational & Environmental Medicine

                                                    850 Harrison Avenue

                                                    Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center (YACC1)

                                                    OR

                                                    720 Harrison Avenue

                                                    Doctor’s Office Building (DOB2) – Room 202

                                                    (617) 638-8400

                                                    Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.

                                                    Student Health Services

                                                    881 Commonwealth Ave.

                                                    (617) 353-3575

                                                    After-hours: For urgent medical need, call 617-353-
                                                    3575 for the provider on-call. For urgent mental
                                                    health- related need, call 617-353-3569

                                                    For Laboratory related exposures:

                                                    Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP)

                                                    72 East Concord Street, Evans Building 8th Floor

                                                    (617) 414-ROHP (7647) www.bu.edu/rohp

                                                    Incidents and Injuries

                                                    In the event of an incident, near miss or minor injury to a patient, student, visitor, or employee you should:

                                                    • Immediately report all details to your supervisor.
                                                    • If the incident warrants, seek medical attention at an onsite occupational health center (see above).
                                                    • Complete the appropriate accident report for employee injuries. See chart below.

                                                    Report Forms

                                                      Boston University Employees Boston Medical Center Employees
                                                      Complete the Accident Reporting and Analysis (ARA)
                                                      form available through Occupational Health. www.bu.edu/buohc/
                                                      Complete the Employee Accident Reporting Form available on
                                                      the BMC intranet @Work section. http://internal.bmc.org/hr/
                                                      For those other than employees; an incident report can be found under the
                                                      Personal Liability Accidents section on the Office of Risk Management’s
                                                      Website at; www.bu.edu/risk

                                                      For Laboratory related exposures:
                                                      Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP)
                                                      72 East Concord Street, Evans Building 8th floor
                                                      (617) 414-ROHP(7647) www.bu.edu/rohp

                                                      Reporting Incidents

                                                        CRC BUMC
                                                        Risk Management
                                                        (617) 353-3020
                                                        Risk Management
                                                        (617) 353-3020
                                                        Environmental Health and Safety
                                                        (617) 353-4094
                                                        Environmental Health and Safety
                                                        (617) 638-8830

                                                        Near Miss and Other Incidents

                                                        Near misses and incident can be reported to Environmental Health and Safety. See contact information in above chart or by completing an online form at www.bu.edu/ehs/near-miss

                                                        BMC incidents must be reported through the STARS Incident Reporting System.

                                                        Emergency Numbers

                                                          Incident Type CRC BUMC
                                                          FIRE (CODE RED)
                                                          In the event of fire or smoke, follow the fire plan (R.A.C.E.) and call
                                                          911
                                                          and the appropriate number. See Fire Response Panel for details.
                                                          (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-6666
                                                          MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
                                                          External emergency services will be contacted as necessary.
                                                          When calling: 1) identify yourself, 2) provide call back phone number,
                                                          3) provide exact location, 4) provide the specific  affliction.
                                                          (617) 353-2121

                                                          (617) 414-4444

                                                          Non-Patient areas

                                                          FACILITY RELATED EMERGENCIES

                                                          Floods, utility failures (power outages), other.

                                                          (617) 353-2105 (617) 414-6666

                                                          PUBLIC SAFETY INCIDENT (CODE GREEN) Immediate

                                                          response to a suspicious person, altercation, theft, etc…

                                                          (617) 353-2121 (617) 414-4444

                                                          Resources

                                                          Rules and guidance for students can be found in the Lifebook at www.bu.edu/dos/policies/lifebook/

                                                            Additional Resources and Emergency Numbers

                                                              Resource CRC BUMC
                                                              SARP- Sexual Assault Response
                                                              & Prevention Center.
                                                              See www.bu.edu/safety/assault(617) 353-SARP (7277) See www.bu.edu/safety/assault(617) 353-SARP (7277)
                                                              Helping Students in Distress www.bu.edu/helpinfo www.bu.edu/helpinfo
                                                              Student Health Services (617) 353-3575www.bu.edu/shs (617) 353-3575www.bu.edu/shs
                                                              Rental Property Maintenance (617) 353-4102(617) 353-2105 (after hours) N/A
                                                              Terrier Card/ID Cards 775 Commonwealth Avenue
                                                              Lower Level
                                                              Open M-F, 9-5 p.m.
                                                              (617) 353-9966
                                                              tco@bu.edu
                                                              www.bu.edu/terriercard
                                                              Medical Campus ID Office
                                                              710 Albany Street, ground level
                                                              Open M-F, 7-9 a.m.; 9:15-12 p.m.;
                                                              12:30-3 p.m.
                                                              (617) 638-6879
                                                              Lost Items on the BUS (617) 638-7473 (617) 638-7473
                                                              Vending Services issues (617) 353-9287 (617) 353-9287
                                                              Snack Machine issues (800) 649-8494

                                                                Print Emergency Response Flip-Chart

                                                                For Emergency Response Teams:

                                                                Please consult the Emergency Response Plans page for detailed emergency response procedures.

                                                                For access to the Emergency Response Systems (WebEOC or Send Word Now), the Incident Command Structure (ICS) Roster, and specific emergency response plans, please view the Incident Command Systems page.

                                                                In the event of an incident, the Emergency Information lines at 617-638-6886 and 617-358-7233 will be updated. If you are looking for more guidance please contact Emergency Response Planning at response@bu.edu.

                                                                For the Boston University Community:

                                                                During an emergency, periodic updates will be provided to the University community primarily through the University’s homepage, the Emergency Response Planning web page, BU Today’s web page, and Boston University’s Emergency Alert System on cable television. The University’s Emergency Information Lines will also have updated information for students, patients, faculty, staff, parents, and the community. The following phone numbers should be used:

                                                                • BU Charles River Campus Emergency Line: 617-353-2105
                                                                • BU’s Emergency Closing Line: 617-353-SNOW (7669)
                                                                • BU Medical Campus Emergency Line: 617-638-6886

                                                                Pertinent information may also be broadcast on WBUR 90.9 FM, WBZ 1030 AM, WRKO 680 AM, and WBMX 98.5 FM.