Medical Emergency

Hazard Overview

Campus Security can provide first aid 24/7 at all campuses.  During business hours Health and Counseling Services will also provide medical aid.  Medical emergencies range in severity and may include: heart attack, serious falls, signs of illness, exposure to hazardous material etc.

MAJOR INJURIES

For major medical emergencies, call the numbers listed below for the appropriate campus and provide information about:

  • The incident location
  • The nature of injury
  • Indicate whether an ambulance is required.

Note: Do NOT call 911 (except for Alexander Centre) as that may delay response.

  Campus Security Locals
SFU Burnaby (778) 782-4500 2-4500
SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre (778) 782-5252 2-5252
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (778) 782-5252 2-5252
Segal Graduate School of Business (778) 782-5252 2-5252
SFU Surrey (778) 782-7511 2-7511
SFU Woodwards Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (778) 782-6649 2-6649

**If you have a minor medical incident such as a minor cut, scrape or a minor fall please report in-person to Security at the campus you are at.

Safety Tips

  • Campus Security provides the quickest response to you on campus and will call for back up from Paramedics, Fire or Police if needed. 
  • Give Campus Security as much information as possible about the situation and your location
  • If dialing 911 from an SFU phone dial 9 first (i.e. 9-911)
  • Report all incidents to your supervisor.
  • If you have first aid training ensure there is no further danger to yourself or the patient before administering aid
  • For more information about the first aid program at SFU visit Campus Security and EHS