|While most injuries are predictable and preventable,
it is important to be prepared if emergencies do occur.
Post these numbers next to the
Keep in a small box by the phone
up-to-date file cards which list:
911 Emergency Services
ambulance, fire and police where 911 is not in use.
local hospital/medical center
Your facility/home address and phone number
POISON CONTROL CENTER for your area. Call your
local health unit or licensing department if you do not have the
number or check your local telephone book.
Social Services in the event of suspected abuse.
local Licensing Office
local Health Unit/Department
alternate provider in case of emergency
First Aid Kits
work and home phone numbers of parents/guardians
and emergency contacts
names, addresses and phone numbers of children's
doctors and dentists
medical information/insurance numbers (See: Example
Make sure all phone numbers and contacts are keep
Practicing injury prevention is the foundation
for ensuring all children's safety.
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Attach a list of contents to the inside cover or
lid of all First Aid Kits and check it regularly! Keep it well stocked.
Place a copy of the file card (above) inside your
First Aid Kit for emergencies during field trips away from the home as
Keep a roll of quarters in any portable First Aid
Kits for emergency phone calls to hospitals, parents, doctors or others.
Remember - You can dial 911 without using
Take a First Aid Course and keep it current!