In an effort by the Division of Finance and Facilities to be prepared and coordinated in case of an Emergency, the Emergency Planning Sub-Committee was established. The committee consists of Professionals from various departments within the Division who have a certain level of skill and knowledge to contribute to the well-being and safety of the university community and who continuously stay updated with State and Federal mandates ensuring that NIU maintains at the forefront Emergency Planning. ESHRD is responsible for keeping the Division updated with the latest State and Federal Emergency Mandates.
CPR provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illness, including how to use and automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. A CPR Certification Card is issued after course completion and is valid for two (2) years. ESHRD partners with Public Safety to present this class.
First Aid provides individuals with the knowledge of treating cuts, bruises, burns, abrasions and some forms of poisoning until appropriate medical personnel arrive. The class also provides individuals with the basic knowledge of wrapping injuries, splinting, and utilizing a first aid kit. A First Aid Certification Card is issued after course completion and is valid for two (2) years. ESHRD partners with Public Safety to present this class.
Provides individuals in the Division of Finance and Facilities with the basic knowledge of how to utilize four (4) different kind of fire extinguishers, recognize different kind of fires and when to use and when not to use certain extinguishers. ESHRD partners with EH&S to present this class.