Health and safety

Health and safety

The University of Passau is responsible for the implementation of measures to prevent work accidents and occupational illness, for the prevention of work-related health risks and for effective first aid. It shall ensure, through appropriate organisational measures, that everyone is aware of his or her health and safety responsibilities and that effective measures are put in place to prevent work accidents and occupational and work-related illnesses. All staff members of the University of Passau are responsible within the scope of their duties for ensuring that the occupational health and safety measures laid down are observed.

What to do if you discover a fire

If you notice a fire on the premises or in the rooms of the university, keep calm and act according to the following instructions:

ProcedureWhat exactly is to be done?
1) Report the fireUse an alarm call point (break glass and push button) and/or
call 0-112 (fire brigade/rescue service)
0-110 (police)
0851 509 1232 (University Technical Services)
Who is calling?
What is the emergency?
How many are affected/injured?
Where is the fire/emergency?
Stay on the phone for further questions!
2) Evacuate the buildingHelp persons at risk to leave the building
Close doors
Use the designated escape routes
Do not use lifts (elevators)
Follow instructions
3) Attempt to extinguish the fire if it is safe to do soUse the available fire extinguishers, wall hydrants and fire blankets

Behaviour in the event of an accident

If you notice an injured person on the University premises, keep calm and act according to the following instructions:

ProcedureWhat exactly is to be done?
1) Report the accident

call 0-112 (fire brigade/rescue service)
0-110 (police)
0851 509 4112 (University paramedics)
0851 509 1232 (University Technical Services)

Who is calling?
Where did the accident occur?
What is the emergency?
How many are injured?
What kinds of injuries?
Stay on the phone for further questions!
2) First aid measuresSecure the accident site
Give aid to injured persons
Follow instructions
3) Additional measuresInstruct emergency services upon arrival
Ask onlookers to leave the area