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					                         EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
INTE RNA TIONA LLY RE COGNISED CODES


CODE RED:   FIRE/SMOKE
                CALL FOR HELP/ NOTIFY SUPE RVIS OR
                DO NOT PUT YOURSELF OR OTHE RS A T RISK
                KNOW WHERE THE NEARES T FIRE E XITS A RE LOCA TED
                KNOW THE EVACUA TION P ROCEDURE
                KNOW THE EMERGENCY TE LEPHONE NUMBE R
                KNOW THE LOCA TION OF A FIRE E XTINGUIS HER TO USE IN THE EVENT
                   OF A FIRE

CODE PURPLE:      BOMB THREAT
           IF YOU FIND A N UNUS UAL PACKAGE/OB JECT
                CALL FOR HELP/ NOTIFY SUPE RVIS OR
                DO NOT TOUCH IT
                REPORT THE FIND
                EVACUA TE THE A REA
                KEEP THE AREA CLEAR
           IF YOU RECE IVE A PHONE CALL OF A BOMB THREAT
                KEEP THE CA LLE R TA LKING, NOTIFY SOMEONE ELSE
                ASK SET QUES TIONS
                WHERE IS IT
                WHAT IS IT
                TRY TO ASCE RTAIN: AGE, ACCE NT, CALM, MALE/FEMALE, USE OF
                  LANGUAGE

CODE BLACK: PERS ONAL THREAT
                CALL FOR HELP/ NOTIFY SUPE RVIS OR (IF POSS IBLE)
                DO NOT PLACE YOURSELF OR OTHERS IN DA NGE R
                OBEY OFFENDERS INS TRUCTIONS
                STAY OUT OF DA NGE R
                BE DELIBE RA TE IN YOUR ACTION, DON’T MOVE SUDDENLY
                MOVE AWAY IF POSSIBLE
                OBSERVE DE TAILS ABOUT OFFENDE R TO REPORT

CODE YELLOW:    INTERNAL EMERGENCY E.G.: GAS LEAK, CHEMI CAL SPILL, OR
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE
               CALL FOR HELP/ NOTIFY SUPE RVIS OR
               DO NOT PLACE YOURSELF OR OTHERS IN DA NGE R
               CALL FOR ASSIS TA NCE
               NOTIFY RE LEVANT EMERGENCY SERVICE
               PREPARE FOR EVACUA TION

CODE BROWN:      EXTERNAL EMERGENCY: GAS LEAK, CHEMI CAL SPILL, MAJOR S TORM
           WARNI NG, MAJOR INCI DENT
              CALL FOR HELP/ NOTIFY SUPE RVIS OR
              DO NOT PLACE YOURSELF OR OTHERS IN DA NGE R
              CALL FOR ASSIS TA NCE
              PREPARE FOR EVACUA TION
CODE ORANGE:         EVACUATI ON
                    SUPERV ISOR S HOULD NOTIFY OTHE R S TAFF AND PERSONS
                    EVACUA TE S TAFF, PATRONS, TO A DESIGNA TE D E XTE RNAL POINT
                    HEAD COUNT (IF YOU KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE INS IDE)
                    GAIN PERMISSION TO RE-E NTER

CODE BLUE:   MEDICAL INCI DENT/ EMERGENCY
                CALL FOR HELP/ NOTIFY SUPE RVIS OR
                CHE CK FOR DANGER
                RENDER ASSIS TA NCE –
                RESPONSE, TOUCH AND TALK
                AIRWAY BREA THING, LA TE RAL RE COVE RY POSITION
                CIRCULA TION, PULSE IN THE NE CK

UNCONSCIOUS PERSON: LEAVE ON THEIR SIDE, ENSURE AIRWAY IS CLEA R, AND CALL A N
AMBULANCE
DIS ORIENTA TED PERS ON AFTE R A FALL, ASCERTA IN IF THEY ARE IN PAIN. IF THEY ARE NOT
MOVING, BUT CONSCIOUS, ASSESS THE SITUA TION TO DE CIDE IF AN AMBULANCE IS
REQUIRED
MINOR INJURY, ASSESS AND MANA GE WITHIN LIMITA TIONS

IF YOU A RE NOT S URE, CA LL AN AMB ULANCE

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