Emergency, in general, means an immediate threat to life and/or property that requires immediate attention. It may affect anyone at any time and at any place. Each individual must learn the appropriate response protocol for a variety of the emergency events. It would help saving lives and minimizing damages in the event of emergencies.
Emergencies on campus may include:
- Electric shock
- Fall or collapse of building structures
- Leakage of town gas
- Lift failure
- Medical emergencies
- Spillage of hazardous substances
The above list is not exhaustive and individual department should have their own plan for responding possible emergencies arising from their activities. HSO can provide assistance in developing these plans.
In the event of an emergency, please first make sure you move to a safe place nearby the incident scene and stay out of danger. Then, report the emergency to the Campus Control Centre promptly either by a phone, an emergency phone or in person to the 24-hour manned Campus Control Centre located at P111.
2766 7999 (emergency line) or 2766 7666 (24 hours)
In case of life-threatening emergencies, please call 999 directly to seek help from the local government. Then, notify the Campus Control Centre.
- 3400 8418
- 3400 8402
- 3400 8396