Canterbury DHB


Emergency Procedures

In the event of an emergency, dial 777, and inform the operator of the type of emergency from:

See also:

Fire Alarm

If you see or suspect a fire:





On the sounding of the fire alarm:

The Floor Warden (person in charge of the area at the time) takes control of Ward or Department.

On the alert sound (an electronic beeping):

On the evacuation sound (a rise and fall whoop):

Refer to your Emergency Procedures Manual for specific instruction on evacuation points.

About this Canterbury DHB document (10763):

Document Owner:

Resident Doctors Support Team (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

August 2013

Next Review:

April 2015


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Topic Code: 10763