Hardin-Simmons University Emergency Desk Reference
If a student at Hardin-Simmons University is determined to be missing for more than 24 hours,
and that student is either under the age of 18 or has opted to have his/her “person to notify in an
emergency” informed if the student is missing, then within 24 hours, the following procedures are
to be followed:
Notify the following personnel of the student’s missing status: chief of HSU police, dean of
students, provost, and senior vice president for administration and finance.
The dean of students or designated person will then notify the student’s “person to notify
in an emergency” of the student’s missing status.
If the “person to notify in an emergency” is not the custodial parent or legal guardian of the
student, then the dean of students or designated person will notify the parent or guardian.
Report the accident/injury to your supervisor immediately.
Seek necessary treatment according to the level of severity:
See the university nurse if appropriate during the regular work day.
Or visit Dr. Danny Munton at Texas Sport and Spine, 4545 Hartford, Abilene TX
Or visit one of the minor emergency clinics.
Or visit the emergency room of the nearest hospital.
A list of approved Worker’s Comp specialists can be found on the following website:
or call Sedgwick CMS at (800) 526-
Complete and sign the Hardin-Simmons University Accident Report Form immediately and
return it to your supervisor. Your supervisor will:
Sign the Accident Report.
Complete the Supervisor’s Report.
Send all forms to Human Resources.
In accordance with policies and procedures of Hardin-Simmons University, the director of physical
plant operations must approve any building modification or repair. This is to prevent individual
departments from making building renovations that might be in violation of fire codes, building
codes, or disturb asbestos-containing building materials or lead-based paint.
Depending on the nature of the request, the approval of the senior vice president of finance/chief
operating officer may also be required, particularly if there is a change in space use or