Guidelines for dealing with Accidents and Incidents

Guidelines for dealing with Accidents and Incidents

  1. The nearest hospital is:
    West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QZ
    01284 713 333 (Emergency Department)
    01284 713 000 (Main Hospital Switchboard)
  2. Stay calm but act swiftly and observe the situation. Is there danger of further injuries?
  3. Listen to what the injured person is saying
  4. Alert the qualified First Aider who should take appropriate action for minor injuries
  5. In the event of an injury requiring specialist treatment, call the emergency services - 999
  6. The telephone number for non-emergency NHS services - 111
  7. Deal with the rest of the group and ensure that they are adequately supervised and safe
  8. Do not move someone with major injuries. Wait for the emergency medics
  9. Contact the injured persons parent / carer / guardian
  10. Complete an Accident / Incident Report Form

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