Safety and emergencies

Guidelines on how to work or study safely, how to act in emergency situations and how you can help as a company emergency response officer.

  • Emergency Response Team

    The in-house emergency service (BHV) is part of Radboud University's safety policy and emergency organisation. The BHV responds when the internal alarm number +31 24 365 55 55 is called.

  • Reporting an emergency

    If you have been involved in a workplace accident, or incident, or you have found yourself in a dangerous situation or you have suffered a needlestick injury, make sure that you report this as soon as possible.

  • Radiation hygiene

    Radioactive substances, sealed radioactive sources and ionising radiation emitting devices are used within Radboud university medical center and Radboud University.

  • Discussing safe working conditions with a Prevention Officer

    Each department has its own Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Service Prevention Officer. When it comes to safe working conditions, the Prevention Officer is your first point of contact.

  • Safety: what can you do yourself?

    The BHV organization is set up to minimize the consequences in the event of an emergency, but employees and students also have their own responsibility in this. Know what you you can do to keep the campus as safe as possible.

  • What to do in the event of a fire

    In the event of a fire, start by calling the emergency number +31 24 365 55 55. Find out what else needs to be done in order to get yourself and others to safety.

  • What to do in the event of an evacuation

    In the event of an evacuation, you are required to leave the building. The evacuation order will be given by an alarm signal or by an Emergency Response Team member. Click here to learn more about the evacuation procedure

  • What to do in the event of an accident, injury or sudden illness

    In the event of a serious accident, start by calling the emergency number +31 24 365 55 55. Click here to find out what else you should do in the event of an accident or sudden illness.

  • What to do in the event of an incident involving hazardous substances

    Prompt action is vital in any crisis situation. Click here to find out how to deal with an incident involving hazardous substances, biological agents and radionuclides.

  • What to do in the event of a disturbance

    What should you do when a disturbance has been caused? This page explains which steps you should follow.

  • Activities involving biological agents and genetically modified organisms

    Various biological agents, including genetically modified organisms, are handled within Radboudumc and Radboud University. These activities have been incorporated into the campus-wide BioRisk Management System.