The Personal Safety pages contain instructions and advice on how to prevent accidents and how to act appropriately in various emergencies.
Everybody is responsible for acting if they detect a fire or other emergency. They should alarm those in danger, call the emergency number 112 and initiate rescue operations in accordance with their abilities.
24-hour information services for Helsinki residents:
• Telephone health service 09 310 10023 – Nurses provide instructions for the treatment of medical conditions and information on health care services.
• Social emergency services 0206 96006 – Assessment of needs for urgent social services outside office hours.
• Crisis emergency services 09 3104 4222 – Psychological first aid in urgent crises and home calls if necessary.
• Poison Information Centre 0800 147 111 – The centre answers questions concerning the prevention and treatment of acute poisonings. The centre serves all of Finland.
See other information services.