advice about what to do in an emergency
If you find yourself in the middle of an emergency,
your common sense and instincts will usually tell you what
to do. However, it is important to:
- Really, really fast.
- Follow the advice of the emergency services, unless that
advice is something other than "Run".
- Try to remain calm and think before acting, and try to
reassure others. Or, trample them in a desperate attempt
to flee as the building you're in is consumed by a
- Check for injuries. Here's a hint: if it's painful,
it's probably injured. However, hurting when you pee is
probably not an injury related to the incident. But get
yourself checked out anyway.
If you are not involved in the incident, but are
close by or believe you may be in danger, in most cases the
Of course, there are always going to be particular occasions
when you should not “go in” to a building, for
example if there is a fire.
(No shit, Sherlock.)
Otherwise: TURN ON, TUNE IN, DROP OUT.