The Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a student volunteer service staffed with volunteers trained in First Responder or Emergency Medical Responder with the Canadian Red Cross. The are available year-round to respond to medical emergencies and provide advanced first aid on campus. In an emergency, access CERT by contacting Campus Security at ext. 2400 or calling 905.721.3211 (Oshawa and Whitby campus). Bleed Control Cabinets To keep the Durham College campus community safe in the event of a trauma injury, the college has over 30 bleed control kits throughout the Oshawa and Whitby campuses. These kits, found in clearly marked cabinets, contain the essentials needed to limit blood loss and stabilize an injured person. All kits include: A tourniquet Sheers Emergency bandages Compressed gauze Medical gloves Hemostatic Gauze Visual guide Emergency Blanket Permanent marker In an emergency, students and employees are encouraged to use the supplies as needed. When a bleed control cabinet is opened, an alarm will go off alerting Campus Security that a person requires immediate help. Bleed control cabinets can be found at the following locations: OSHAWA CAMPUS Gordon Willey building, main floor: South Wing entrance foyer South Wing entrance (bus loop/coffee shop) Computer Commons Security base desk (The Pit) President and Board Office C-Wing intersection Cafeteria I-Wing entrance Campus Recreation Wellness Centre, across from main desk Gordon Willey building, second floor: South Wing across from paramedic labs Outside the Office of the Dean of Students A-Wing, Tim Hortons and elevator junction I-Wing intersection near dental labs Grounds building, inside main door Student Services building, main floor, beside elevator Student Services building, second floor, beside International Office Centre for Collaborative Education, main floor, beside elevator South Village Residence, front desk Simcoe Village Residence, front desk Softball Field, press box CIR, Event Space room 102 WHITBY CAMPUS Main campus, main floor Four Corners, across from Tim Hortons Hallway between HVAC shops and carpentry shop Across from hydraulics lab Mechanical shop, between shops 1 and 2 Hallway between welding shops and motor vehicle lab 2 Main campus, second floor Top of main stairwell, outside of classroom 2-8 Outside faculty offices Ontario Power Generation Centre for Skilled Trades and Technologies Main floor, security desk Second floor, post walkway in Elevating Devices Second floor, beside accessibility elevator in plumbing shop Centre for Food, main floor, staircase beside security desk Whitby Residence, front desk Volunteer with CERT CERT recruits volunteers for the start of fall semester and again at the beginning of winter semester. Training for new volunteers is provided in August, prior to the start of the term and again in January at the beginning of term. If you would like more information or would like to volunteer with CERT, complete the CERT application form or contact firstname.lastname@example.org CERT Services CERT offers event coverage for activities taking place on campus. Be sure to book CERT members well in advance to ensure availability. Book CERT members for your event at email@example.com.