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REMEMBER THE FOLLOWING LETTERS: D.R.A.B.C.
Assess the situation and ensure safety of yourself, the casualty and others
Check the casualty's response: SHAKE AND SHOUT
Turn Casualty on side and clear Airway
N.B. CAUTION IF SUSPECTED SPINAL INJURY
Open mouth, tilt head back, extend jaw and listen for breathing.
IF NOT BREATHING: COMMENCE MOUTH-TO-MOUTH
5 BREATHS IN 10 SECONDS
Check for pulse at neck or wrist
IF NO PULSE: COMMENCE CARDIAC MASSAGE
15 COMPRESSIONS EACH 10 SECONDS
ONCE RECOVERED, PLACE ON LEFT SIDE AND CALL AMBULANCE
NEVER GIVE UP
~ Emergency ~
Ambulance, Fire, Police
Call triple zero (000)
24 hours, 7 days a week
In an emergency call triple zero (000) for an ambulance, the fire brigade or the police. The operator may be able to offer help over the phone until emergency service staff arrive.
People with a hearing or speech impediment can use the text-based emergency services network by dialing 106 on a teletypewriter (TTY). The 106 service does not accept voice calls.
|106||Emergency information in other languages|
|112||International emergency number (from a mobile phone)|
|13 11 26||NSW Poisons Information Centre|
|1800 804 823||NSW Needlestick Injury Hotline|
|1300 78 99 78||Mens Line Australia|
|13 11 14||Lifeline|
|1800 18 7263||SANE Australia|
|1800 55 1800||Kids Helpline|