Reporting Accidents

Purpose

The purpose of this Policy is to delineate how members of the Lynn University community may report accidents occurring on campus.

Policy

All accidents that result in injury, however slight, must be reported to Campus Safety and to the Health Center. An accident report will be filed with Campus Safety.

Definitions

Not Applicable.

Procedures/Guidelines

Should you be in a serious accident, do not move until help arrives. Try to remain as calm as possible.

Should you find someone injured, do not move the victim. Have someone call 911 for medical attention or the Department of Campus Safety at +1 561-237-7226. If you are certified in first aid or CPR, proceed to stabilize the injured person. Once a representative from Campus Safety or the Health Center arrives on the scene, complete a report stating what occurred.

  • Anyone observing unsafe conditions should report those conditions to Campus Safety immediately at +1 561-237-7226.

If your vehicle is damaged:

  • Immediately upon finding your vehicle damaged, report the incident to Campus Safety.

To learn more about this policy or the supporting procedures, please contact Campus Safety.

Policy updated on: Aug. 21, 2018