Emergency Action Plan

Please follow and respect the policies and procedures of this Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
While Picture Butte High School does everything possible to prevent injuries and accidents at the school, there is still potential for serious accident and injury in any athletic event. If a serious injury occurs, time becomes critical. Subsequently, the implementation of this EAP must be adhered to while in attendance at Picture Butte High School events.

Person in Charge:
* Administrator in Charge - Mark Lowe or Aaron Skretting
* Tournament Chairs - Jon Vande Griend and Mark Lowe
* Teacher Supervisors - Tanya Conrad, Kate Barwegen, Jackie Joyal, Gord Bramfield, Stephanie Mills, Mike Oliver, Mark Ogle, Kerri Masnyk, Aaron Skretting, Jeremy Thompson, Natalie Townsend, Jon Vandegriend
* Custodian in Charge - Reagen Jones

First person on scene of accident:
* Assess injury status of a player (particularly head and/or spinal injuries).
* Contact Person in Charge as soon as possible.
* If an ambulance and paramedics are required the Person in Charge will call 911 if he/she deems it necessary and it hasn’t been done yet.
* Person in Charge will take control of an emergency situation until a medical authority arrives.
* Document the events of the accident and file a written report if necessary.

Calling Person in Charge:
* Call Person in Charge (Administrator or Teacher supervisor or Teacher at score table) is responsible for making the 911 telephone call. Teacher supervisors and Teacher at score table are required to have a cell phone on their person while attending an athletic event while at Picture Butte High School.
* Stay in constant communication with the medical provider and the Person in Charge.
* Contact Tournament Chair. Tournament Chair is responsible for having his/her cell phone number available to the call Person in Charge.
* Assist the Person in Charge with the filing of Accident Report if requested.

Control Person:
* The Teacher supervisor and/or other Teachers at the score table are responsible for controlling the crowd and other participants.
* After the area is secured and controlled, the Teacher supervisor will act as the guide for emergency personnel outside of the building to ensure expedient access to the victim.
* Seek highly trained medical personnel in the building if the Person in Charge believes the injury is serious and cannot wait for emergency assistance to arrive.
* In consultation with the Person in Charge, Tournament Chair (if necessary) and game Officials the continuation of play will be determined.

Piyami Health Centre
301A Rogers Avenue
Picture Butte, Alberta
Urgent Care: 403 732 4650
Main: 403 732 4762

Lethbridge Regional Hospital
960 - 19th Street, South
Lethbridge, Alberta
Main: 403 388 6111

Picture Butte is a 911 Emergency Zone