911 Procedures

Dial 911 and provide the following information:

1. Nature of Emergency.

2. Location:

  • Building Name
  • Building Address
  • Phone #
  • Room #

3. Do NOT hang up as additional information may be needed.

Examples of when to call 911:

  • An event that involves an immediate threat to a person or property (e.g. bomb threat, attack, gunshot, fire car accident) 
  • Medical emergency: (e.g. fall, head trauma, severe burn, uncontrollable bleeding, persistent or sudden chest pain, breathing emergency, severely altered level of consciousness) 
  • A serious crime that is in progress or that has just occurred (e.g. sexual assault, robbery, fight, break and enter (if there is a suspect on scene) or a report of an impaired driver)

Is it an emergency?

Err on the side of caution. Tell someone: a co-worker, a supervisor, or call 911.

Last reviewed shim10/23/2015 3:04:37 PM

Emergency Numbers

Fire, Ambulance, Police
Emergency / First Aid / Security 250.807.8111
Risk Management Services 250.807.8111
Hazardous Materials Response 911
Poison Control Centre 1.800.567.8911
Bear Aware wildsafebc.com
Cougar Sightings 250.807.9236

See Phone Numbers for a complete listing.


Emergency Procedures