First Aid

Signs of an Emergency

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UNUSUAL SOUNDS

  • Screaming, moaning, shouting, or calls for help
  • Sudden loud noises such as breaking glass, clashing metal, or screeching tires
  • A change in the sound made by machinery or equipment
  • An unusual silence

UNUSUAL ODOURS

  • A foul or unusually strong chemical odour
  • The smell of smoke
  • The smell of gas
  • An unrecognizable odour
  • An inappropriate odour (e.g., a sickly-sweet odour on a person’s breath)

UNUSUAL SIGHTS

  • A stopped vehicle on the roadside or a car that has run off of the road
  • Downed electrical wires
  • Sparks, smoke, or fire
  • A person who suddenly collapses or is lying motionless
  • Signs or symptoms of illness or injury, such as profuse sweating for no apparent reason or an uncharacteristic skin colour

UNUSUAL BEHAVIOURS

  • Confusion in a person who is normally alert
  • Unusual drowsiness
  • Personality or mood changes (e.g., agitation in a person who is normally calm)

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