CPR / A.E.D. & First Aid Events
Infection Control Response
Fire Extinguisher Use
The purpose of this section is to offer assistance to you following an emergency at your facility.
Below are post-event recommendations for common incidents that may occur at your location. For further assistance, you
can reach our on-call Safety Officer at (888) 576-2771 or on their cell phone at (856) 562-6840. This service is for emergencies only and
is free for existing customers. For non-existing customers, there is a $75.00 fee for utilizing this service.
1. If the fire was extinguished prior to the notification of fire personnel, call 911. Firefighters will come into your
location to insure that no hidden "hot spots" remain.
2. Have discharged extinguishers replaced.
3. Have the
fire area professionally cleaned and inspected for potential hazards such as mold growth or respiratory hazards.
internal Incident Reports and a
fire report with the local Fire Official.
5. Observe the area of the incident to see if
future incidents can be prevented.
6. Hold a meeting with affected staff members and obtain counseling services if
needed. Use this opportunity to also critique how effective the evacuation plans of your location worked under real emergency
Note: All incident reports, names of victims, conditions and details of the incident(s) are confidential information. Information
can only be released with written consent from a victim or when transferring care of the patient.
1. Notify the patient's family of the incident. Keep from releasing too many details.
2. Decontaminate the area of the incident.
your organizations Risk Manager.
4. If an A.E.D. was deployed, immediately notify your A.E.D. Program Medical Director.
Download all data from the A.E.D. and have it sent to the Medical Director prior to placing the A.E.D. back into service. Re-stock
the A.E.D. and return it to service. Reference your A.E.D. policy for further instructions.
5. Complete required incident reports
and complete an OSHA 300 Injury Log. The forms are available at:
6. Hold a meeting with affected staff members and obtain
counseling services if needed.
7. Observe the area of the incident to see if future accidents / injuries can be prevented.