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To Stop Bleeding

  • Contact the campus nurse and an administrator.                  
  • Call or have someone call LISD Police or 9-1-1.              
  • Apply protective gear.                          
  • Apply pressure directly to the wound with sterile gauze or a clean handkerchief.    
  • Have the victim apply pressure if able.
  • Maintain a steady pressure for five to ten minutes
  • Do not remove the bandage. Apply additional bandage if necessary.
  • If the victim is bleeding from an arm or leg, elevate it.
  • Stay with the victim until help arrives.