Instructions for crisis situations
occur unexpectedly and can be very stressful for both the organisers and the
participants. The skilful and efficient actions of the organisers are very beneficial
in resolving the situation. Usually, the organisers already have their hands
full when a crisis occurs, which means that the situation is never optimal for
resolving it. For this reason, it is important to forget all other matters and
focus completely on resolving the crisis – people’s safety must always be the
number one priority. You must involve as many people in resolving the crisis as
the situation demands. First, you should calm the situation. In situations where
people’s health is at risk, you should always first ensure the safety of the
victims and call the emergency number. Depending on the crisis situation, you
should consider suspending the event. If the participants are in danger or do
not feel safe in the situation, it is completely justified to suspend the
In a crisis situation, do not remain alone or leave your friend alone.
If the situation demands it, you can and should call the police or ambulance to any of HYY’s or organisations’ premises.
HYY’s premises and events have zero tolerance for drug use.
In crisis situations, it is important to agree on common ground rules and try to resolve the situation with the relevant parties through cooperation.
Organisers must contact the Student Union and the party that rents out the premises over any incident that occurs. At your own discretion, you can also inform other parties that are relevant to your organisation.