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Policies & Procedures

Policy 4222 - Transporting Faculty, Staff & Students to the University Health Center, Hospital or Doctor's Office

WWW Posting Date: 1/15/2002

Responsible Office: Environmental Health And Safety


Faculty and Staff

  1. Transportation to the hospital or doctor's office.
    1. If a private vehicle is used, the owner of the vehicle shall assume all responsibility.
    2. If an ambulance is needed, an ambulance should be called directly at the Ruston Fire Department ambulance services. Louisiana Tech Police should be notified that an ambulance has been requested. The expense of the transportation shall be the responsibility of the person who is ill.
    3. In the case of injury or illness when an ambulance is not required and a private vehicle is not available, the Louisiana Tech Police Department is authorized to transport the individual if a police unit is available.
  2. Notification of authorities.
    1. Notify the academic Dean immediately.
    2. Notify the academic Unit Head immediately.
  3. Notification of relatives.

    The wife, husband, or relative will be notified, if necessary, by the academic Dean or Unit Head.

Students

  1. Transportation to the first aid station, hospital, or doctor's office.
    1. If a private vehicle is used, the owner of the vehicle shall assume all responsibility.
    2. If an ambulance is needed, an ambulance should be called directly at the Ruston Fire Department ambulance services. Louisiana Tech Police should be notified that an ambulance has been requested. The expense of the transportation shall be the responsibility of the person who is ill.
    3. In the case of injury or illness when an ambulance is not required and a private vehicle is not available, the Louisiana Tech Police Department is authorized to transport the individual if a police unit is available.
  2. Notification of authorities.

    Notify the Dean of Student Life or Vice President for Student Advancement immediately.

  3. Notification of parents.

    Parent or guardian will be notified, if necessary, by the Dean of Student Life.


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