Tulsa Campus-Specific Information
PLEASE NOTE: The emergency numbers found on this page and the following pages are for all emergencies, call Campus Police/Security at (918) 660-3333 (24-hours a day).
Fire / Emergency-------------------------------------------------(918) 660-3333
Non-Emergency / Administrative-----------------------------(918) 660-3900
Fire / Emergency (if time is of the essence for life threatening emergency)------911
Maintenance / Control Center----------------------------(918) 660-3555
After hours - Emergency Service Only -----------------(918) 660-3333
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY-TULSA -------(918) 660-3878
When someone experiences a slip, trip, or fall at any OU-Tulsa location, call (or have someone call for you) Campus Police/Security (918) 660-3333.
Because it may involve Workers' Compensation or Risk Management, a report will be filed by the employee and their supervisor.
During a medical emergency, call Campus Police/ Security at (981) 660-3333. Be sure to give your name and the location of the victim and condition if known. Stay on the line until all information is received and verified. Our Security Officers have received medical training to include CPR and the usage of the Automated External Defibrillator.
The Desk Officer will be responsible for calling (911) to request local emergency medical assistance.
Major Spills (>4 liters of a hazardous substance or > 1 liter of an highly toxic substance):
Minor Spills (<4 liters of a hazardous substance or < 1 liter of a highly toxic substance).
Follow the detailed instruction provided in the Radiation Safety Manual under Emergency procedures.
Radioactive Material Spill
Attempt to get the following information from the caller:
Have a co-worker or another person contact 911, using another phone, then call: (918) 660-3333.
Write information down as caller says it and have co-worker relay information to Campus Police/Security / Emergency Operator.
Try to keep caller on the phone.
Listen for any background noises, voice inflection or accents, and/or anything that
Would help to determine the origin of the call.
Evacuate the building upon instruction from properly identified emergency personnel or as deemed appropriate in individual situations
In the event of an emergency, tell the person the nature of the emergency and offer to guide them to the nearest emergency exit. Have the person take your elbow to escort them. This is the preferred method when acting as a "sighted guide".
Two methods of warning are:
Carrying options include using a two-person lock arm position or having the person sit on a sturdy chair with arms. If time permits, call Campus Police/Security at (918) 660-3333 or 911 for assistance.
There are many considerations when moving a person in a wheelchair. Wheelchairs have movable parts; some are not designed to withstand the stress of lifting. You may have to remove the chair batteries. Life support equipment may be attached. Lifting a person with minimal ability to move may be dangerous. Preplanning is the best way to know what to do in an emergency for someone with limited mobility. Consult with the person in the wheelchair regarding:
Immediately take cover under tables, desks, or other such objects, which will give protection against flying glass and debris.
After the effects of the explosion have subsided, call Campus Police/Security at (918) 660-3333 (or 911).
Activate the building fire alarm system.
Evacuate the immediate area of the explosion.
Seek and assist injured and disabled persons in evacuation the building. Exit using the stairway.
DO NOT USE ELEVATORS.
Once outside, move at least 300 feet (approximately 2/3 to 1 block) away from the affected building.
Keep roadways and walkways clear for emergency vehicles.
Wait for further instructions from Campus Police/Security or properly identified emergency personnel.
DO NOT RE-ENTER the building until instructed to do so.
Know The Location of Fire Extinguishers in Your Area and How to Use Them
If clothes are on fire, drop to the floor and roll. Smother the fire with a blanket, rug or heavy coat. Call for help. Administer first aid.
Upon discovery of a SMALL fire which can be readily extinguished with available equipment:
Immediately call Campus Police/Security (918) 660-3333 or 911.
Get help if necessary.
Upon discovery of a LARGE fire.
IN THE EVENT OF A SERIOUS ILLNESS OR INJURY, immediately call Campus Police/ Security at (918) 660-3333 or 911 . Tell them the exact location of the victim and provide the telephone number from which you are calling. If you notice any medical alert jewelry, advise emergency response personnel. Give appropriate first aid until emergency response personnel arrive. DO NOT MOVE THE VICTIM UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY.
Persons responding to a medical emergency must protect themselves from exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
FROSTNIP / FROSTBITE:
SMALL OBJECT IN EYE
If there is an emergency, Deans, Department Heads, Supervisors, and Area Coordinators have the responsibility to give instructions to students, faculty and staff, close doors, and provide other required safety and first aid measures unless otherwise directed by the Campus Police/Security or other properly identified emergency personnel. SOME EMERGENCIES MAY REQUIRE EVACUATION OF THE BUILDING. IN THIS EVENT:
The guidelines are not intended to discourage employee creativity, but are simply to ensure the health and safety of everyone.
The following minimum safety rules shall apply:
All decorations shall be of materials that will not continue to burn or glow after being subjected to the flame of an ordinary match. (The normal use of bulletin boards and posters does not apply to this rule.)
Not Acceptable Decorating Materials:
Natural Christmas Trees
Ordinary crepe paper, tissue paper, confetti or fabrics
Candles, gas-fueled, or liquid-fueled lanterns
Hay, garlands, wreaths, cotton batting or cotton balls, cornstalks, or leaves
Fast-burning plastic materials
Extension cords exposed to traffic or passing through doorways
Light bulbs in contact with decorations
Acceptable Decorating Materials:
Flame-retardant crepe paper or fabrics
Christmas trees of metal, or self-extinguishing plastic
Aerosol artificial snow (flocking)
UL listed small Italian lights on nonmetallic noncombustible
Decorations and displays shall not obstruct equipment, fire extinguishers, doors, corridors, stairs, landings, hallways, or spaces providing normal egress.
Do not change existing fluorescent lights or spotlights for colored bulbs or place any type of material over lights to change the color.
Do not use dry ice in any display.
Do not place any decorations and/or displays in the elevator lobbies, or stairwells.
Do not hang any decorations from any fire suppression equipment.
Persons erecting decorations must be responsible for the location, maintenance and removal of any decorations.
Between 8:00am and 5:00pm notify (918) 660-3555. Phones may not be operation properly. If there is no answer, send a messenger to the Operations office.
After hours, notify Campus Police/Security at (918) 660-3333.
If evacuation of the building is required, exit via stairways. DO NOT USE ELEVATORS.
Seek out disabled persons and provide assistance.
Laboratory personnel should secure experiments or activities that may present a danger with the electrical power off or when it is restored unexpectedly. Notify the lab supervisor immediately.
For specific emergencies after hours, contact Campus Police/Security at (918) 660-3333.
When mechanical ventilation is interrupted, vapors or chemicals may reach hazardous concentration levels. Do not perform procedures using hazardous materials until power is restored. Clean up or put away chemicals and close containers.
If severe weather is imminent, if you are outside, move indoors as quickly as possible. The severe weather announcement will be made via the public address system.