First aid

Medical emergencies range in severity and may include: cardiac arrest, serious falls, signs of illness, exposure to hazardous material, and more.


Major injuries

In an emergency, call 911. Additionally, Campus Security provides urgent assistance and first aid 24/7 at all campuses: 778.782.4500. For more, review emergency information and procedures.

Cardiac arrest

Visit our cardiac arrest page for specific procedures, AED maps, and resources.

First aid locations

For minor injuries, call Campus Security, or if an injured person can walk, proceed to the nearest first aid facility below:

SFU Burnaby

A first aid room is available for treatment of injured/ill persons in the Safety & Risk Services office in Discovery 1. Campus Security Level 2 FAAs have access to the first aid room after hours. 

SFU Vancouver

  • Harbour Centre and Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
    The first aid room is located in Health and Counselling Services on the lower concourse (100 level) of the Harbour Centre building.  This location is within the required 10 minute walking distance for occupants of the Centre for Dialogue.  A level 2 FAA is available at this location during regular working hours.
  • Segal Graduate School of Business
    The first aid room is located on the third floor in room 3645.
  • SFU Woodward's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
    A dressing room is available for treatment of injured persons located on the B2000 level, in room B2130

SFU Surrey

Surrey campus has a first aid room available for treatment of injured/ill persons in Room 239, Mezzanine Level/Grand Hall.

During regular working hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) the first aid room is supported by Level 2 SFU FAAs and Security level 2 FAAs. It is equipped with the appropriate level 2 first aid equipment and supplies. 

After regular working hours, the first aid room is available to Security level 2 FAAs.


Report all health and safety incidents online and to your supervisor within 24 hours of the incidents occurrence.