Guidelines for dealing with an incident / accident


  • Stay calm but act swiftly and observe the situation.
  • Is there danger of further injuries?
  • Listen to what the injured person is saying.
  • Alert the first-aider who should take appropriate action for minor injuries.
  • In the event of an injury requiring specialist treatment, call the emergency services.
  • Deal with the rest of the group and ensure that they are adequately supervised.
  • Do not move someone with major injuries. Wait for the emergency medics.
  • Contact the injured person's parent/carer.


Download and complete an incident/accident report form, then forward to the Hounds Secretary.

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