What do I do if I or someone else gets hurt?

Serious injuries requiring immediate medical attention

• Alert others for help
• Call 911 immediately (911 called from your cell phone will be routed to UCLA’s emergency response desk)
• Send a helper outside to guide first responders to injured person
• Provide/seek first aid until first responders arrive
• Notify your supervisor/faculty
• Call UCLA’s EH&S Hotline at (310) 825-9797 within 8 h of the incident
• Contact Insurance and Risk Management (IRM) within 24 h of the incident at (310) 794-6948

Non-serious injuries requiring first aid - Students

• Alert others for help if needed
• Provide/seek first aid
• Notify your supervisor/faculty
• Seek medical treatment (no forms required)

Non-serious injuries requiring first aid – Faculty and staff

• Alert others for help
• Provide/seek first aid
• Notify your supervisor/faculty
• Staff and faculty: complete UCLA’s Incident Report & Referral for Medical Treatment Form and take with you to treatment facility
• Contact Insurance and Risk Management (IRM) within 24 h of the incident at (310) 794-6948

Any injury involving biohazardous or recombinant DNA exposure

• Follow appropriate steps listed above
• Notify UCLA’s EH&S Biosafety within 24 h of the incident at biosafety@ehs.ucla.edu or (310) 206 3929

Where to get medical attention at UCLA:

Students:

• Go to the Ashe Center: 221 Westwood Plaza (Bruin Plaza), (310) 825-4073
• Off-hours (after 4:30PM), go to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Emergency Room, 601 Westwood Plaza, (310) 825 2111

Faculty and staff:

• Go to Occupational Health Facility (OHF), CHS 67-120 (6th floor, 7th corridor, Room 120), (310) 825-6771
• Off-hours (after 4:30PM), go to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Emergency Room, 601 Westwood Plaza, (310) 825 2111

Resources

• Go to UCLA’s How to Report an Injury site for detailed information on how to report an injury
• UCLA’s Injury Reporting &Treatment Flowchart
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First Aid Kit content for laboratories (OSHA)
• First Aid Kit content for laboratories and first aid procedures for select chemical exposures (Northwestern University)