The Government has produced and distributed a booklet called "Preparing for Emergencies what you need to know". It gives advice on what to do in an emergency, general advice and specific emergencies and lots of useful and important information. Please read this booklet and then keep somewhere safe.
It is advisable to familiarise yourself with any plans or procedures that are in place at your workplace in connection with bomb warnings.
If a bomb goes off in a building that you are in, look for the safest way out and follow the advice of those in charge.
General advice on actions to be taken if you are involved in a bomb incident and trapped in debris:
If a bomb goes off outside a building that you are in, stay inside away from windows, lifts and outer doors just in case there is a second bomb in the area.
If you witnessed the explosion, stay in the area in a safe place and tell the police everything you saw.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear (CBRN) Incident
If you are very near the site of a CBRN incident and think you may have been contaminated, wait for the emergency services to arrive who will provide decontamination facilities.
This will involve showering in a decontamination unit and dressing in temporary clothing which will be provided by the emergency services. it is important this takes place near to where the incident happens. This is so that other areas are not contaminated.
General advice on actions to be taken if you are directly involved in a CBRN incident include:
If you are not directly affected, general advice to follow is: