Accident, medical emergency, first aid

In the event of an accident or medical emergency

Make a quick assessment of the situation.

  • What has happened?
  • Is the person conscious?
  • Does the person breathe, do you feel a pulse? 

Start emergency first aid.

  • In the event of a major trauma or serious medical emergency, call 112.

Call 112 for help.

  • Make sure the rescuers can easily find the scene of the accident.
  • Do not leave the person alone.
  • Follow the instructions given to you by the rescue authorities.

First aid

The website of the Finnish Red Cross features instructions on first aid and first aid trainings.