ICE - In case of emergency
In an emergency situation, emergency personnel are faced with on the spot decisions. When every second counts, emergency personnel need answers fast so they can quickly and effectively give you or your loved ones the medical attention they so desperately need.
ICE (In Case of Emergency) is here to assist and help the emergency services on your behalf, should you become involved in an emergency situation. If you have ICE in your phone you can help the emergency services by providing an emergency contact or medical information.
When ICE., In Case of Emergency, is typed in front of a loved one’s name, it will instantly let the rescue services know who to contact. In fact anyone with a mobile phone can take part in the program. It’s easy, it’s free.
When emergency crews respond to an accident, one of the first things they will do is try to track down the victim's mobile phone. They will look through the mobile phone's contact list looking for an ICE. listing.
To set up ICE on your mobile:
- Step 1:Create an entry or edit a contact in your mobile phone
- Step 2: Name the contact ICE followed by name or information
- Step 3: Save the number as your emergency contact