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When the Emergency
Service you require answers,
"Don't Hang-Up the
Phone Until You Are Told"
- State: Your
telephone number, the emergency control staff may need to call you
back if you get cut off .
The Address or Location were
help is needed.
The nature of the
The number of people involved and If any are trapped.
Any known hazards,
i.e.. Fire, Chemicals, Gas Leaks, Oil
Spills, Overhanging Electric Cables.
directions and landmarks you know of, this will help speed up the
response time to the incident.
If you can, send
someone to meet and guide the Ambulance back to your home.
If the incident is
in your home and it's dark, switch on all your "House
Lights" or use your
Hazard Warning Lights" outside your premises or near
Lock or tie up any
dogs you have on the premises.
Update the Emergency Services if conditions deteriorate
at the scene.
Emergency Services if you no longer require them.
Make sure your house number or house
name are clearly visible from the road. Take some time to map and write
out precise directions to your property. Stick the directions to the
cover of your phone book, notice board or phone pad and don't forget to
tell the rest of your family what you have done and why it was done.
Remember the last time you had to give directions over the phone to
anyone, well try giving directions in an emergency when
you're under pressure, shocked, or injured. So you see it makes sense to plan ahead.
The Emergency Services are there to help
you. So don't fool around making "Bogus
"The time you waste, maybe the time
you need to survive. Think about it ?......."