Sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion.
An unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency.
means a sudden or unexpected onset of an acute sickness or condition requiring immediate medical or surgical care or treatment and in the absence of such care the Member could reasonably be expected to suffer serious physical impairment or death. An emergency must be so classified by the Medical Director. Some examples of emergencies are: heart attacks; loss of consciousness or respiration; severe bleeding; and broken bones.
Any occurrence or event internal or external to the permit-required confined space that could endanger entrants.
A case of illness or injury that is life-threatening or could result in the loss of a limb without immediate treatment.
An injury or disease which happens suddenly and requires treatment within 24 hours.
a situation in which a veteran requires immediate treatment due to a serious threat to life or health.
Sudden occurrence demanding immediate remedy. Symptoms that would constitute a medical emergency include: Difficulty breathing. Changes in skin color. Chest pain, radiating from the breast bone or high in the abdomen to the jaw, neck, shoulder blade(s) or arms. Impending feelings of "doom". Mental status changes or loss of consciousness. Abrupt onset of a severe headache accompanied by nausea and/or vomiting, or feelings of drowsiness. Fever over 105 any age. Fever over 100.4 in children less than 3 months of age. Bleeding continues after 10 minutes of direct pressure.
The sudden or unexpected onset of a condition of such severity that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in any of the following: placing the health of an individual or with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the pregnant woman or her unborn child in serious jeopardy, serious physical impairment to bodily functions, serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part or death. Heart attacks, strokes, uncontrolled bleeding, poisonings, major burns, prolonged loss of consciousness, spinal injuries, shock, and other severe, acute conditions are examples of emergencies.
An event of situation that threatens serious damage to human welfare in a place in the UK or to the environment of a place in the UK, or war or terrorism which threatens serious damage to the security of the UK. To constitute an emergency this event or situation must require the implementation of special arrangements by one or more Category 1 responder.
a situation that develops suddenly and calls for action or attention right away
An emergency is a medical or behavioral condition of which the onset is sudden. It manifests itself by symptoms of such severity that a prudent lay person with an average knowledge of medicine and health could reasonably expect that the absence of immediate medical attention would result in: placing the health of the afflicted person in serious jeopardy; placing the health of an individual with a behavioral health condition or others in serious jeopardy; causing serious impairment of the individual's bodily functions; causing serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part; causing serious disfigurement of the afflicted individual.
a situation or occurrence of a serious nature that develops suddenly and unexpectedly and demands immediate action
A rare and unexpected situation with potential for significant loss of life, property, or mission accomplishment.
Any situation in which serious injury or illness threatens a person's life or may cause permanent damage.
(e MER gen cy) n: a sudden, generally unexpected occurrence demanding immediate action The medical squadron?s secondary mission is to be prepared in case of an emergency.
a situation that is out of control and requires immediate attention.
Any abnormal system condition that requires automatic or immediate manual action to prevent or limit loss of transmission facilities or generation supply that could adversely affect the reliability of the electric system.
An event that is unplanned and requires immediate attention.
A set of unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of an agency that either: (a) presents a real, immediate threat to the proper performance of essential functions; or (b) may result in material loss or damage to property, bodily injury, or loss of life if immediate action is not taken.
Those releases or threats of releases requiring initiation of on-site activity within hours of the lead agency's determination that a removal action is appropriate.
A sudden serious medical condition for which failure to receive immediate care could place your life in danger or could cause serious impairment of bodily functions.
a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
a circumstance where, if something is not done right now, serious and irreparable damage will result
a condition that, if processed through the normal grievance procedures would result in serious physical or psychological harm to the inmate, or constitute a threat to the safe, secure operation of an institution or unit
a crisis situation where restraint is the only recourse that will prevent serious bodily injury
a critical or life
a general term describing any situation in which immediate care is required
a life-threatening illness or injury such as a heart attack, uncontrolled bleeding or poisoning
a life threatening situation, a crime in progress, or a crime that just occurred
a life-threatening situation, crime in progress, or serious crime that has just occurred
a matter of a serious nature and requires urgent attention such as livestock on the road, vandalism of public property or a dangerous dog attack
a matter of a serious nature such as livestock on the road, vandalism of public property, burst water mains, blocked sewers or a dangerous dog attack
a matter that is of a serious nature such as livestock on roads, vandalism of public property, blocked sewers, burst water mains, dangerous dog attacks
a medical condition that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity and pain, that the absence of immediate medical attention may place the health of the individual in serious jeopardy or cause serious impairment to the body
a medical or behavioral condition that comes on all of a sudden, and has pain or other symptoms
an actual or imminent event that requires an immediate response from either internal or external resources
an acute, unexpected condition, illness, disease or injury that requires immediate assistance
an event (actual or imminent) which in any way endangers or threatens to endanger the safety or health of any person, or which destroys, damages or threatens to destroy or damage any property
an event or occurrence which is unpredicted or unpreventable and needs immediate expenditures to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens
an event that has the potential to become life threatening to individuals
an injury or illness that could
an occurrence of a serious and urgent nature that demands immediate action
an unchosen, unexpected event, limited in time, that creates conditions under which human survival is impossible--such as a flood, an earthquake, a fire, a shipwreck
an unexpected illness, health problem or recent injury
an urgent need or situation that has to be taken care of right away
a police, fire or medical situation where seconds can make a difference in saving a life or property
a potentially life threatening, or crisis situation, that can not wait until working hours
a present or imminent event that requires prompt coordination of actions or special regulation of persons or property to protect the health, safety or welfare of people, or to limit damage to property
a problem that needs immediate attention, and people who have FOP may have emergencies just like anyone else
a serious illness or injury that happens without warning
a serious incident such as a grave illness, assault, or injury in which you need to contact or be contacted by family members to ensure the safety of loved ones in times of crisis
a serious injury or illness that threatens life, limb, or senses
a serious injury or the sudden onset of an illness that may endanger your life or cause permanent impairment
a serious medical condition that suddenly arises and needs treatment to avoid long-term injury or death, says Dr
a serious situation, such as a tornado, an earthquake or a fire that covers a large area or multiple structures
a situation in which an adult with disabilities is in danger of death or great bodily harm
a situation in which a student is feeling desperate, hopeless, very disoriented, and/or out of control (and perhaps in danger of harming himself/herself or someone else)
a situation or condition which appears to threaten the life or well-being of the individual or others that requires immediate inpatient assessment and treatment
a situation that could jeopardize the safety of a flight
a situation that is considered Life-Threatening
a situation that is life threatening or poses an immediate danger to your health and safety
a situation that occurs suddenly, is life-threatening and demands immediate attention
a situation that poses an instant threat to human life or possessions though this description may be different in some areas
a situation that threatens human life or property and demands immediate attention
a situation that threatens the lives and well-being of large numbers of a population, extraordinary action being required to ensure the survival, care and protection of those affected
a situation that threatens the lives or the property and requires immediate action
a situation where human survival is imperiled
a situation where life is at risk and immediate assistance is required, some is being attached, a house is being broken into, intruders are found inside a home, a traffic accident has resulted in injury or danger
a situation where the safety of people or property is at risk
a situation which the director determines has developed suddenly, constitutes an imminent threat, and demands immediate action to protect property from damage by elements or to protect the public from a serious and imminent threat to health or safety
a stress situation and the instruction you receive seeks to train you to react in a planned preconceived manner
a sudden and unexpected medical condition that threatens life, limb or sight and requires immediate treatment, or requires treatment to relieve suffering from severe pain
a sudden or unplanned event that may involve great damage or loss to the University
a sudden or unusual occurrence for which an employer could not have planned
a sudden, serious unexpected illness, injury or condition that requires immediate medical care
a sudden, unexpected event that calls for immediate action and does not permit time for deliberation
a sudden unexpected occurrence demanding immediate action to prevent or mitigate loss or damage to life, heath, property or essential public services
a sudden unexpected onset of a serious sickness, severe pain or bodily injury which a prudent layperson could reasonably expect to result in serious medical complications, loss of life or permanent impairment
any situation that is dangerous and unexpected
High risk situations that if not controlled could lead to disaster.
A sudden onset of a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including, without limitation, sudden and unexpected severe pain) that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably result in: 1) permanently placing the member's health in serious jeopardy; 2) causing other serious medical consequences; 3) causing serious impairment of body functions; or 4) causing serious and permanent dysfunction of any body organ or part. In the case that this meaning conflicts with an applicable law or regulation, such law or regulation shall control.
In general, an emergency is defined as an injury or medical condition that if left untreated could be expected to put the personâ€(tm)s health in serious jeopardy.
Absent a Presidentially declared emergency, any incident(s), human-caused or natural, that requires responsive action to protect life or property. Under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, an emergency means any occasion or instance for which, in the determination of the President, Federal assistance is needed to supplement State and local efforts and capabilities to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.
There are a few definitions for emergency, see your contract. Most states have adopted this definition: Symptoms, including pain, of a sufficient severity that a "prudent layperson" (possessing an average knowledge of medicine and health) could reasonably expect that absence of immediate medical attention could result in serious jeopardy to his or her health. (This may soon be the national standard.) However, some states use this definition: A condition with acute symptoms that, without immediate medical attention, might seriously impair a personâ€™s health, bodily functions, or organs.
A disaster occurrence or a situation which seriously threatens loss of life and damage to property.
Sudden and usually unforeseen event that calls for immediate measures to minimise its adverse consequences.
Unless otherwise defined by a plan in a service agreement, a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity such that a prudent layperson who possesses average knowledge of health and medicine could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in (a) placing the individual in serious jeopardy; (b) serious impairment to bodily functions; or (c) serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.
A serious situation that calls for quick action.
A state of imminent or proximate dangers to life and property.
Any dangerous condition or unforeseen curtailment, diminution or termination of an essential service which poses an immediate danger to health, life or property.
A sudden, serious and unexpected illness, injury or condition (including sudden and unexpected severe pain) in which the member believes his or her health is in danger if medical treatment is not received immediately.
A serious and sudden threat to the health or life of a person resulting from injury, sickness or mental illness that requires immediate attention in a hospital or trauma center.
An abnormal situation, which to limit damage to persons, property or the environment requires prompt action beyond normal procedures.
medical, psychiatric, surgical, hospital, and related services and testing (including ambulance services) that a prudent layperson (with average knowledge of medical science) believes is needed to treat a sudden or unexpected onset of a bodily injury, a serious medical complication, loss of life, or permanent impairment to a bodily function. This is a condition that â€“ if not treated immediately â€“ might cause the loss of a limb or lead to a severe, permanent disability. Examples of emergencies include: Seizure or loss of consciousness; Loss of breathing; Suspected overdose of medication or poisoning; Broken bones; Chest pain or a squeezing sensation in the chest; Severe bleeding; Burns or cuts; Shortness of breath; Sudden paralysis; Slurred speech; or Severe pain.
Sudden unexpected onset of illness or injury which requires the immediate care and attention of a qualified physician, and which, if not treated immediately, would jeopardize or impair the health of the Member, as determined by the payer's Medical Staff. Significant in that Emergency may be the only acceptable reason for admission without pre-certification.
a sudden or unexpected condition or the acute worsening of a chronic condition that is threatening to life, limb or sight requiring immediate medical treatment to relieve suffering from painful symptoms. Medical emergencies include heart attacks, poisoning, convulsions, kidney stones and other acute conditions. Pregnancy-related medical emergencies must involve a sudden or unexpected medical complication that puts the mother, the baby or both at risk.
A sudden, unexpected event requiring immediate action due to potential threat to health and safety, the environment, or property.
A sudden unexpected occurrence or event causing serious threat to life and health.
An actual or impending situation that may cause injury, loss of life, destruction of property or cause the interference, loss or disruption of an organisation's normal business operations to such an extent that it poses a threat.
A sudden, serious, unexpected and unforeseen condition or illness which causes severe symptoms requiring immediate medical care, and constituting a hazard for life, health or physical well-being.
means that it is immediately necessary to treat a person to prevent probable imminent death or serious bodily injury to the person. Even though you create a Declaration, the doctors or others who treat you can go against your Declaration in an emergency situation after they first try the treatments that you have indicated in your declaration.
Means services delivered by an emergency care facility which are necessary to screen and stabilize a covered person. The plan must cover this care if a prudent lay person having average knowledge of health services and medicine and acting reasonable would have believed that an emergency medical condition or life or limb threatening emergency existed.
An emergency condition is a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, including, but not limited to, severe pain, psychiatric disturbances and/or symptoms of substance abuse such that a prudent layperson possessing an average knowledge of medicine and health, could reasonably expect the absense of immediate medical attention to result in: placing the health of the afflicted individual or in the case of a pregnant woman, the health of the woman or the unborn child, in serious jeopardy, serious impairment to bodily functions, or serious dysfunction of a bodily organ or part. With respect to a pregnant woman who is having contractions, an emergency exists where there is inadequate time to make a safe transfer to another hospital before delivery or where the transfer may pose a threat to the health or safety of the woman or the unborn child.
Something that arises without prior notice that can't be anticipated beforehand that necessitates immediate action by the court. See " emergency motion."
A situation or an occurance of a serious nature, developing suddenly and unexpectedly, and demanding immediate action. This is generally of short duration, for example, an interruption of normal agency operations for a week or less. It may involve electrical failure or minor flooding caused by broken pipes.
the sudden, and at the time, unexpected onset of a health condition that requires immediate medical attention where failure to provide medical attention would result in serious impairment to bodily functions or serious dysfunction of a bodily organ or part, or would place the person’s health in serious jeopardy.
A situation in which the delay of care may affect the outcome.
An unforeseen occurrence; a sudden and urgent occasion for action.
A situation created by an accidental release or spill of hazardous chemicals that poses a threat to the safety or workers, residents, the environment, or property.
A sudden, generally unexpected occurrence or set of circumstances demanding immediate action.
A sudden unexpected happening, or unforeseen occurrence or condition; a perplexing contingency or complication of circumstances; a sudden or unexpected occasion for action.
n. a sudden, unforeseen happening which requires action to correct or to protect lives and/or property.
a sudden, unexpected situation or occurrence that requires immediate action to preserve health, safety or property
Unexpected, immediate need for goods or services.
An actual or impending situation that may cause injury, loss of life, destruction of property or interfere with normal business operations to such an extent to pose the threat of disaster.
a medical condition of recent onset and severity, including but not limited to severe pain, that would lead a prudent person, possessing average knowledge of medicine and health, to believe that failure to obtain immediate medical care could result in serious jeopardy to the health of the person or the person's unborn child, serious impairment to bodily functions or serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.
A sudden, serious or unexpected acute illness, injury or condition which could permanently endanger your health if medical treatment is not received immediately.
A life-threatening situation where you or another person thinks you need help right away so that you or someone else doesn't get hurt
Any incident or situation that can threaten or impact the safety and security of the institution, either directly or indirectly and/or any incident involving students, faculty or staff that may have a significant impact on the operations and functioning of the institution.
A time when you or your dependent need immediate medical attention because a delay in the treatment would result in your or your dependent's death, serious Disability or significant jeopardy to your or your dependent's condition.
Conditions causing danger or severe inconvenience to health and safety, including contamination, severe water shortages, major breakdowns or threats of war or weather disaster.
Any abnormal system condition which required immediate manual or automatic action to prevent loss of load, equipment damage, or tripping of system elements which might result in cascading and to restore system operation to meet the Minimum Operating Reliability Criteria.
A disease or injury that occurs suddenly and requires immediate (usually defined as within 24 hours) treatment.
An event that will produce or exacerbate injury to people and/or damage to property unless immediate intervention occurs.
Emergency medical condition is a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in (I) placing the health of the individual (or, with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman and her unborn child) in serious jeopardy, (ii) serious impairment to bodily functions, or (iii) serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.
Refers to an extraordinary event or situation requiring an intense, rapid response than can be addressed with existing community resources.
Any market occurrence or circumstance which requires immediate action and threatens or may threaten such things as the fair and orderly trading in, or the liquidation of, or delivery pursuant to, any contracts on a contract market.
A sudden and unexpected event calling for immediate remedial action.
Any occasion or instance - such as a hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, fire, explosion, nuclear accident, or any other natural or man-made catastrophe--that warrants action to save lives and to protect property, public health, and safety (FEMA definition). A sudden occurrence demanding immediate action that may be due to epidemics, technological catastrophes, strife, or to natural or man-made causes (World Health Organization definition). See Disaster, FEMA, Natural Disaster, Manmade Disaster.
Life-threatening, disabling, or serious injury or illness, including severe pain which arises or worsens suddenly and which, if not treated immediately, could reasonably be expected to result in loss of life, serious impairment to bodily functions, or serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.