Emergency Action Plan
Two certified registered nurses and/or EMTs on site Friday and Saturday. They will be located in the main gym. The first aid station will not be supplying athletic tape nor will they be taping athletes. Please ensure you are bringing your own supplies. Ice for injuries can be found in the kiosk outside of the main gym.
First Aid kits will be available in the Auxiliary Gym, the main gym, and the kiosk. The AED will be in the main gym PE office and the fire extinguishers are located outside the main gym in the hall.
- Dial 911
- Give address GEORGE MCDOUGALL HIGHSCHOOL, 412 3 AVE, AIRDRIE
- Explain to dispatch the nature of injury or incident
- Report back to teacher/coach/committee Members
- Meet Ambulance
When and Injury Occurs:
- When coming in contact with the injured student/athlete, take control and assess the situation. Excerciseuniversal precautions related to blood and body fluids.
- Do NOT move the injured person
- Send someone to get the onsite First Aid help. They will take charge. In the unlikely event of first aid being unavailble, continue as per 4-10
- Assess the injury-evaluate the severity of the injury and decide if further assistance is required.
- If an ambulance is not needed, decide what action is to be taken to remove the injured party for the playing surface.
- If an ambulance is required-request that another person calls 911. Have them report back to you with an estimated time of arrival and send them to the entrance to wait.
- Observe the injured party carefully for any change in condition.
- When the ambulance arrives, describe the incident and what has been done.
- An adult should be designated to accompany the injured party to the hospital.
- Contact the parent/guardian of the injured athlete/student.
Fire Alarm and Evacuation Procedures
- All alarms are to be treated as emergencies. As soon as the alarm sounds, a complete evacuation of the building will commence unless the principal or designate cancels the evacuation using the public address system. Please see the attached map of emergency exits located within George McDougall High School
- All guests within the school will leave in an orderly fashion. Please move to a location well away from the building to the field area behind the school. It is vitally important to keep clear of the doorways and to leave clear access to the building for firemen, police or other emergency personnel. In the event of extreme weather, proceed to the Town and Country located behind the school.
- The last person in a room will check to see that everyone has left the room and that the doors have been closed. Do not lock doors and do not switch off the lights.
- When it can be determined that the building is safe to be re-entered, an announcement will indicate the “all clear” for all people to return to their rooms.
Lock Down Procedures.
- A lock down may be activated as a result of: a bomb threat, threatening persons, emergency situations
- Persons in the school will attempt to find a safe place (i.e. washroom, storage room, classroom) in which they may remain silent and out of sight.
- Lights should be turned off in the designated area and blinds should be closed.
- Individuals within the school should refrain from using the classroom phone and their personal cell phones.
- When it can be determined that the building is safe, an announcement will indicate the “all clear”.
- If the fire alarm is triggered during a lock down, do not leave your safe place.