Are You Ready to Respond?

How Will You React When an Emergency Occurs?

Your coworker collapses. Your boss falls and hits her head. An intern cuts his hand. What would you do?

The first few minutes after a serious injury are critical. While it’s only natural to feel a moment of shock, your quick thinking and ability to respond can help save the life of an injured person. You are the first responder.

This month’s Safety Message walks you through how the body responds to an emergency situation as well as what you should do should you ever be the first responder on the scene. These scenarios have happened: We’ve seen storms strike several of our centers that threaten to injure our employees and employees have collapsed on the job due to medical conditions. Eventually, these things, and more, will happen again. Are you ready?