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 ====== Emergency Procedures ====== ====== Emergency Procedures ======
  
-All pools need to have developed and practised ​emergency ​situations Staff must read and be familiar with these emergency procedures when they start employment. ​ It is important ​to practise ​these emergency ​procedures ​during staff inservices +All pools need to develop ​emergency ​procedures. Staff must read and be familiar with these emergency procedures when they start work; they need to practise emergency ​situations ​during staff in-service training sessions.
  
-The NWT Public Pool Regulations state that:+NWT Public Pool Regulations state that: 
 +  * Each aquatic facility must display emergency procedures in an area used by pool staff. 
 +  * All pool staff must regularly practise emergency procedures; an in-service training log must indicate the procedures covered during each practice.
  
-  * An explanation of emergency procedures ​must be prominently displayed ​in an area used by pool staff+Emergency procedures vary according to the individual pool. Consider the following issues when you develop ​emergency procedures
-  * Emergency ​procedures ​must be practised regularly by all pool staff and an inservice training log shall be kept indicating ​the procedures covered during these practices.+  * Identify items around the deck and in the pool that may lead to or contribute to a dangerous situation
 +  * Present emergency ​procedures ​specific to the facility: Identify location of telephones (cell and land lines); List emergency phone numbers; Identify location of fully-stocked first aid kit and other emergency equipment; Designate in advance ​the “call person” and the “in-charge person”; Provide directions to reach the pool facility; Outline generic treatment for common incidents around a pool; Complete incident reports; and Ensure safety of other patrons.
  
-Each pool is different, so emergency procedures ​will vary.  ​Here are some issues to consider ​when developing emergency procedures:+It is important to determine what emergency services your community has and to work them into your emergency procedures. 
 +  * Is there an ambulance? If not, what alternatives ​are available?​ 
 +  * Is there a fire department? If not, what does the community do in case of fire? 
 +  * Is there an RCMP detachment? If not, what does the community do when there are problems?
  
-  * Identify elements around the deck and in the pool that may lead to or contribute to a dangerous situation. +Here are some samples to help you prepare your emergency procedures ​and accident report formIf an accident happens, you MUST complete an accident report.
-  * Present ​an emergency procedure that is specific to the facility being used including: ​  +
-    * Identify location of telephones (cell and land lines) +
-    * List emergency telephone numbers +
-    * Identify location of fully-stocked first aid kit equipment or other emergency equipment  +
-    * Designate in advance the “call person” and the “in-charge person” +
-    * Provide directions to reach the pool / facility +
-    * Generic treatment for common incidents around a pool +
-    * Completion of incident reports +
-    * Ensuring safety of other patrons+
  
-Here are some samples to assist you in preparing your own emergency procedures and accident reports. Remember, if an accident occurs, you must complete an accident report. ​ 
  
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-It is important to determine what emergency services your community has. 
-  * Is there an ambulance? ​ If not, what alternatives are available? 
-  * Is there a fire department? ​ If not, what does the community do in case of fire? 
-  * Is there an RCMP Detachment in your community? ​ If not, what does the community do when there are problems? 
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-**All of these must be worked into your emergency procedures.** 
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