Safety & Security

2021 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Frontier Nursing University submits Campus safety and security information annually to the US Department of Education. Results can be viewed on their website here.

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS

  • Police, Fire, Ambulance: 911 (When using RingCentral phone system, Frontier will set the location to be 2050 Lexington Rd, Versailles KY.  If you need to call in an emergency and you are not on campus, please use a cell phone ensuring that you are not using the RingCentral Mobile phone app or another phone to dial 911.  RingCentral will dial the 911 operator in Versailles and will see 2050 Lexington Rd as the originating location)

  • Versailles Fire Department: (859) 873-5829

  • Versailles Police Department: (859) 873-3126

  • Woodford County Sheriff: (859) 873-3119

 

FNU Versailles Campus Key contact Telephone Numbers:

  • Security officer on duty (24/7): (859) 552-2170

  • Frontier Nursing University Facilities and Security Manager: (859) 251-2036

  • Versailles Water Department: (859) 873-5437

  • Electric Company (KU): 800-981-0600  

  • Director of Campus Operations (502) 851-4570

HEALTHCARE LOCATIONS

 

Bluegrass Community Hospital

360 Amsden Ave, Versailles, KY 40383

(859) 873-3111 • Hours: 24/7

https://www.bluegrasscommunityhospital.com/

 

Versailles Urgent Care ( Urgent Care Centers Of KY)

432 Lexington Rd, Versailles, KY 40383

(859) 879-0272 • Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-8pm / Sat-Sun: 9am-6pm

http://www.urgentcareofky.com/Versailles-Urgent-Care

 

CHI Saint Joseph Health - Continuing Care, Saint Joseph Hospital

One St Joseph Dr, Lexington, KY 40504

(859) 313-4848 • Hours: 24/7

https://www.chisaintjosephhealth.org

 

University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

University of Kentucky, Hospital Dr, Lexington, KY 40508

(859) 323-5000 • Hours: 24/7

https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu

PHARMACY LOCATIONS

 

Kroger Pharmacy

212 Kroger Way, Versailles, KY 40383

(859)-672-2210 • Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-9pm / Sat: 8am-6pm / Sun: 9am-6PM

http://www.kroger.com

 

Woodford Family Pharmacy

453 Lexington Rd, Versailles, KY 40383

(859)879-3784 • Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30am-6:30pm / Sat: 9am-2pm / Sun:Closed

 

CVS Pharmacy

199 Lexington St, Versailles, KY 40383

(859) 873-5451 • Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-8pm / Sat: 9am-6pm / Sun: 10am-6pm

https://www.cvs.com/

 

EMERGENCY & SAFETY INFORMATION

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

If someone becomes ill or is injured and requires immediate assistance:

Dial 911 (911 from a cell phone) and provide detailed information on the location of the ill/injured person.

Unless trained, do not attempt to render any first aid before assistance arrives. Do not attempt to move a person who has fallen and appears to be in pain.

Attempt to obtain the following information from the ill or injured person: Name, description of symptoms, and major medical history (heart condition, asthma, diabetes, etc.) Remain at the scene after emergency personnel have arrived to help provide information.

If someone may have been poisoned:

Dial 9-1-800-222-1222 to reach the Poison Control Center.

If the person has collapsed, is not breathing, or is having seizures, dial 9-911 (911 from a cell phone) .

 

VIOLENCE ON CAMPUS

If you witness an act of violence on campus

  • Get away from the situation as quickly as possible.

  • If you cannot get away, take cover to protect yourself.

  • Dial 911 to report the incident.

  • Tell your supervisor when you notice unusual or suspicious behavior.

  • Do not hesitate to call the Versailles Police department for help.

  • Remember: A safe campus is everyone’s responsibility.

VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE

Workplace violence often begins with inappropriate behavior or signs that, when detected and reported, may help prevent its occurrence. The following information may be helpful in detecting or anticipating workplace violence and help to create a safer, healthier workplace for everyone

 

If violence occurs or there is an immediate threat of violence: 

  • Leave the area immediately if possible. If this is not possible, try to lock yourself in a secure area.

  • If possible, dial 911. Give the police as many details as possible.

Examples of Workplace Violence

  • Threats, direct or implied physical conduct such as pushing, shoving, or striking that harms or has the potential to harm people or property

  • Conduct that harasses, disrupts, or interferes with another individual’s performance

  • Conduct that creates an intimidating, offensive, or hostile environment

Potential Warning Signs

  • Verbal, nonverbal, or written threats

  • Fascination with weapons or violence

  • New or increased stress at home or work

  • Expressions of hopelessness or anxiety

  • Insubordinate behavior

  • Dramatic change in work performance

  • Destruction of property

  • Drug or alcohol abuse

  • Externalization of blame

  • Risk Factors That Contribute to Workplace Violence

  • Termination of employment

  • Disciplinary actions

  • Ongoing conflicts between employees

  • Domestic or family violence

  • Financial problems

Workplace Violence Prevention

  • Be aware of what is going on around you at all times. Awareness is a proven method for increased personal safety

FLOODING AND WATER DAMAGE

Serious water damage can occur from a number of sources: broken pipes, clogged drains, broken windows, or construction errors. If a water leak occurs:

  • After hours please call  Facilities and Security Manager: (859) 251-2036 or cell Phone (859) 388-0322. Report the exact location and severity of the leak.

  • If there are electrical appliances or outlets near the leak, use extreme caution. If there is any possible danger, evacuate the area.

  • If you know the source of the water and are confident of your ability to stop it (i.e., unclog the drain, turn off the water, etc.), do so.

  • Be prepared to assist as directed in protecting objects that are in jeopardy. Take only essential steps to avoid or reduce immediate water damage, such as covering objects

TORNADO/SEVERE THUNDERSTORM

Tornado Watches and Warnings

A tornado watch means that weather conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado. A tornado warning is issued when a tornado has actually been sighted in the surrounding area. Emergency warning sirens are activated when there is a tornado warning.

If a tornado warning has been issued and you are inside:

  • Stay inside.

  • Stay away from outside walls, windows, mirrors, glass, overhead fixtures, and unsecured objects such as filing cabinets or bookcases.

  • If possible, move to a below ground level floor, interior corridor, or room or office without windows and crouch low with your hands covering the back of your head and neck. 

  • If able, assist persons with disabilities to the safest area on the same floor.

  • Do not leave the shelter area until after the storm is over.

  • Continue to monitor the weather via cell phone, radio or television until the tornado warning has been lifted for the area.

  • If a tornado warning has been issued and you are outside:

  • If you are in your car, get out of it. Never try to outrun a tornado.

  • Look for a nearby safe structure in which to take shelter.

  • If there is no shelter, lie down flat in a low area such as a ditch away from trees with your hands covering the back of your head and neck.

FIRE

Response to Fire or Suspected Fire

  • If a burning odor or smoke is present, pull a fire alarm to activate the fire alarm system.

  • If possible, shut off gas in your area.

  • If you can help control the fire without personal danger and have received training, take action with available fire extinguisher or fire hose. If not, leave the area.

  • Never allow the fire to come between you and an exit.

  • Leave the building, checking as you leave to make sure everyone has left the immediate area. Close doors behind you to confine the fire.

  • Once you have evacuated the building, dial 911 and report the location of the fire and the material burning if known. Report this information to fire and police personnel as they arrive.

Response to Fire Alarms

  • If the fire alarm sounds, evacuate the building.

  • Leave immediately; do not delay to locate personal items.

  • Try to make sure that all people in the building heard the alarm, if this can be done safely as you evacuate the area check nearby restrooms, common rooms, storage rooms, etc. as you exit.  You know someone is trapped in the building notify the first responders immediately.

  • Use the nearest stairway.

  • If requested, accompany and assist persons with disabilities.

  • Shut all doors behind you as you go. Closed doors can slow the spread of fire and smoke.

  • Evacuate as quickly as possible but in an orderly manner. Do not push or shove.

  • Once outside, move at least 100 feet from the building and go to the designated rally point for that building, as instructed on the evacuation plan located in each building and in each dorm room.

  • Return to the building only when given the “all clear” by police or other proper emergency personnel. Do NOT assume that when the audible alarm ceases it is safe to enter the building. There are many possible reasons for the alarm to stop sounding.

Visually Impaired

  • Tell the person with the visual impairment the nature of the emergency and offer to guide the person to the nearest exit. 

  • Have the person take your elbow and escort him/her out of the building. As you walk, advise the person of any obstacles. 

  • When you reach safety, orient the person to where he/she is and ask if any further assistance is necessary.

Hearing Impaired

  • Alert the person that there is an emergency situation by using hand gestures or by turning the light switch on and off. 

EARTHQUAKE

If you are inside during an earthquake:

  • Immediately take cover under a table or desk, or stand in a doorway. In areas where cover is not available, kneel at the base of an interior wall, facing the wall and with head down and covered by arms.

  • Turn your body away from windows and mirrors.

  • Be alert for falling objects and stay away from overhead fixtures, filing cabinets, bookcases, and electrical equipment.

If you are outside during an earthquake:

  • Move to an open area away from buildings, trees, and power lines.

  • If unable to move to an open area, watch for falling objects.

If you are in an automobile during an earthquake:

  • Stop your vehicle in the nearest open area.

  • Stay in the vehicle until the shaking stops.

After an earthquake:

  • Be aware of the possibility of aftershocks.

  • If possible and it is safe to do so, evacuate the building as soon as the shaking has ceased.

  • Do not move injured persons unless they are in obvious immediate danger (from fire, building collapse, etc.)

  • Open doors carefully. Watch for falling objects.

  • Do not use elevators.

  • Do not use matches or lighters.

  • Limit use of telephone to calls for emergency services.

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL

A hazardous material spill is a spill in which there is a significant amount of a hazardous material released or one in which the release of the substance cannot be controlled. Examples of hazardous materials in quantities that would be considered a spill are: more than one gallon of bleach, more than 100 milliliters of sulfuric acid, more than one gallon of gasoline, and any quantity of mercury. Examples of infectious materials include blood and other body fluids.

 

Hazardous Material Spill Response

  • If the hazardous material comes in contact with your skin, immediately flush the affected area with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, then seek medical attention.

  • Dial 911

  • Stop the source of the hazardous material if possible.

  • Evacuate the immediate area, closing doors behind you.

  • Unless trained, DO NOT attempt to clean up the spill yourself.

  • Make yourself available to emergency personnel to supply critical information to aid in clean up.

  • Provide as much of the following information as possible:

    • Where has the hazardous material spill occurred? Specify the floor, room number, and location in the room.

    • Has there been a fire and/or explosion?

    • Are there any injuries? If so, how many?

    • What material has been spilled?

    • What is the state of the material (i.e., solid, liquid, gas, combination)?

    • Is any of the hazardous material escaping from the spill location in the form of chemical vapors/fumes or running or dripping liquid?

Infectious Material Spill Response

  • If the infectious material comes in contact with your skin, immediately wash with soap and water. 

  • Unless trained, DO NOT attempt to clean up the spill yourself.

 

EXPLOSION

Chemicals, leaking gas, faulty boilers, or falling aircraft are some possible causes of life-threatening explosions

If you hear or are in the area of an explosion:

  • Evacuate the building if the fire alarm sounds

  • Dial 911

  • Be prepared for possible further explosions

  • Crawl under a table or desk

  • Stay away from windows, mirrors, overhead fixtures, filing cabinets, bookcases, and electrical equipment

  • Do not move seriously injured persons unless they are in obvious immediate danger (of fire, building collapse, etc...).

  • Feel doors for heat before opening, and open carefully

  • Watch for falling objects

  • If requested, accompany and assist persons with disabilities

  • Do not use matches or lighters

POWER OUTAGE

  • Keep a flashlight/ cell phone in your area.

  • Provide assistance to others in your immediate area who may be unfamiliar with the space.

  • If you are in an unlighted area, proceed cautiously to an area that has emergency lights (Buildings with emergency generator backup power: Student Lodge 1,2 & 3, Faculty/ Staff House, Community Center, and Dining Hall