Annual ed security2010

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  • Annual ed security2010

    1. 1. If you need the University Police in an emergency, dial 911 at University Hospitals - St Paul and Zale Lipshy. For non-emergency calls, dial 311 at University Hospitals -Zale Lipshy and St Paul.
    2. 2. THE SCOPE OF THE SECURITY MANAGEMENT PLAN <ul><li>General Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Code Rush </li></ul><ul><li>Code Silver </li></ul><ul><li>Code Pink </li></ul><ul><li>Code Brown </li></ul>
    3. 3. SECURITY <ul><li>Rules of Security: </li></ul><ul><li>Always wear your name badge - face showing. It is important that our patients, visitors, and fellow employees know who we are. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay Alert. Report any suspicious activity, especially in Security Sensitive areas . If a person is in your area and you don’t know them, ask who, what and why. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep valuables secured </li></ul><ul><li>Security Sensitive areas are : </li></ul><ul><li>Cafeteria </li></ul><ul><li>Central Supply </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Union </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Department </li></ul><ul><li>Gift Shop </li></ul><ul><li>HIM (Medical Records) </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Maternal/Child Health </li></ul><ul><li>Patient Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Morgue </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatric Unit </li></ul>
    4. 7. Infant Abduction-Code Pink <ul><li>Employees in the area in which the incident occurs should follow unit protocol to respond to and report the incident. </li></ul><ul><li>Call 3333 and report a Code Pink ).The Child’s age, gender and ethnicity should be provided to the operator. Tell the operator which hospital and which floor. </li></ul><ul><li>Check all patient rooms. </li></ul>
    5. 8. House-wide Code Pink Response <ul><li>Immediately close all doors in your work area to prevent anyone from leaving. </li></ul><ul><li>Observe your work area and surrounding areas, checking for suspicious activities, items or bundles. </li></ul><ul><li>Be alert to strangers with large bags or large loose clothing. Call the Police if intervention is needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Check entrances and exits, restrooms, stairwells and unoccupied areas for suspicious items or activities (for example, unattended baby items or carriers, change of adult clothing). In large work areas, the manager / supervisor will coordinate the search. </li></ul>
    6. 9. <ul><li>Immediately report suspicious items or activity to UT Police at extension 911. </li></ul><ul><li>UT Police will check the grounds and entire campus of the hospital from the ground up. </li></ul><ul><li>Employees near exits should stand guard until UT Police arrives. </li></ul>CODE PINK continued
    7. 10. <ul><li>Notify the Unit Manager, Administrator, Clinical Safety Officer and Risk Manager as soon as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not talk to “outsiders” about the situation. Refer media or other inquires to Marketing / Public Relations. </li></ul>CODE PINK continued
    8. 11. <ul><li>Code Silver is a page for Police help with a non-patient, immediate threat. </li></ul><ul><li>The first employee who learns of the situation should call the Police at extension 911 from either University Hospital. Tell the operator which Hospital building. </li></ul>CODE SILVER
    9. 12. <ul><li>IF YOU ARE INVOLVED IN THE DISTURBANCE OR ARE IN THE AREA: </li></ul><ul><li>Remain calm and talk in a low voice. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not say anything to provoke the individual(s) involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not argue or raise your voice. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be a hero. Avoid any action or intervention which could cause injury to yourself or others. </li></ul><ul><li>Remove others from the immediate area. </li></ul><ul><li>Close all doors near the area. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for the Police to arrive. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell the Police if you witnessed the incident. </li></ul>HOSTAGE THREAT
    10. 13. IF YOU RECEIVE A BOMB THREAT: <ul><li>Stay calm and keep the caller talking. </li></ul><ul><li>Signal another staff member to call the University Police at ext 911. Try to keep the caller on the line. </li></ul><ul><li>Have another staff member call the Hospital Operator ext. 3333 to see if the Operator can determine if the call is an outside call or from a location inside the hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to find out from the caller the location of the bomb, what it looks like, and when it is set to go off. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen closely for background noises and/or voice characteristics of the caller. </li></ul>BOMB THREAT-CODE BROWN
    11. 14. And finally, a safe environment for patients, visitors, staff, physicians, and volunteers at the University Hospitals is the responsibility of each one of us.

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