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MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE LOSS OF UTILITES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL INFANT/CHILD ABDUCTION BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PERSONAL SAFETY THEFT MISSING ITEMS BLOOD BODY FLUID SPILL BLOOD BODY FLUID EXPOSURE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE EXPOSURE WORK RELATED INJURY OR ILLNESS Placeholder image
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INITIAL RESPONSE

When you experience a loss of power, water, and/or ventilation:

  • OR generator will come on and staff complete current cases
  • Contact Building Engineering and give location
  • Contact Com Ed for loss of power
  • Contact immediate manager and Administrator
  • Building Engineer will contact facility services
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    When you experience immediate loss of oxygen, medical air system failure, and/or medical vacuum system failure:

  • Hand ventilate patients until portable oxygen tanks are available
  • Use portable medical air tank or portable vacuum pump until system is back to normal
  • Complete procedures as soon as possible and cancel future surgeries until system is restored

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

When you experience a loss of power, water, and/or ventilation:

  • For loss of power plug all essential equipment into red outlets.
  • Facility Services will address the situation and determine appropriate next steps
  • Call and update Lurie Hospital Security (312) 227-4222

When you experience immediate loss of oxygen, medical air system failure, and/or medical vacuum system failure:

  • Contact Building Engineer and give location
  • Immediate manager will contact Administrator Coordinator (312) 227-4112 to inform them of the situation
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