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What to do during a major industrial accident

Develop the right reflexes

To avoid inhaling toxic products

  • Go quickly into the closest building.

To keep toxic products from getting in
To protect yourself from outdoor exposure

  • Don’t stay outside or in a vehicle.
  • Close and seal doors and windows and turn off ventilation.

To find out what to do next, listen to the radio

  • Obey all instructions from authorities.

To avoid exposing yourself or your children

  • Do not go to pick up your child from school.

To help emergency workers to do their job

  • Do not make phone calls so that the line is free for emergency workers.
  • Call 911 only if there is an emergency.

Source : Saint-Laurent Resident Emergency Guide

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