Emergency Action Plan

Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is designed to help team officials and guardians respond to emergency situations in a responsible and clear-headed way.


Contact Information:

Emergency Phone Number: 911


Hospital Address:

CHEO - The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1

Major Intersection: Vanier Pkwy and McArthur Ave.


Cumberland United-Unis Soccer Club (CUSC) Clubhouse Address:

2075 Trim Road, Orleans, ON, K4A 3R2


Major Intersection: Trim Road and Innes Road, Orleans


When an injury occurs:

  • Control the environment so that no further harm occurs (stop all athletes)
  • Assess Injuries


When to Activate EAP?

  • No Pulse
  • No Breathing
  • Bleeding Profusely
  • Impaired consciousness
  • Injuries to Back, Neck, Head
  • Major Trauma to a Limb
  • Cannot move or Feel Limbs
  • When you believe you should


How to Activate EAP?

  • Call 911 or tell someone to call and relay the information about injuries
  • Provide First Aid: STABILIZE athlete
  • Gather facts by talking to injured athlete and anyone who witnessed incident
  • Stay with the injured athlete and try to calm him/her.
  • First aid and CPR courses in the City of Ottawa


EAP (Once the player is Stabilized):

  • Have an Emergency Medical Form of the player ready for Paramedics.
  • Notify parents if not on the scene.
  • Take Notes of player's name and injuries, hospital name, time, location, witnesses, referees...
  • Record incidents/injuries on Special Incident Report Form.


Important Recommendations:

  • Each player should have an Emergency Medical Form completed.
  • The Club encourages all Team Officials to take a First aid and CPR course. Click here for listing.


First Aid Kit Contents (located in CUSC clubhouse) as a Guideline:

  • 1 First Aid Box
  • 1 Pocket Guide
  • 3 Instant Cold Packs
  • 2 Pairs of surgical Gloves
  • 3 BenzalkoniumChl. Antiseptic Towelettes
  • 6 Moist Towelette Wet-Nap
  • 1 Wire Splint
  • 1 Heat Reflective Survival Wrap
  • 10 Regulars size Adhesive bandages
  • 5 Large Adhesive bandages
  • 4 3X3 Sterile Gauze
  • 2 Triangular Bandages
  • 1 Rolled Sterile Stretch Gauze Bandages
  • 1 Roll of 3M Medical Tape
  • 1 Elastic Support Bandage / 2 Holding pins
  • 1 pair of Tweezers
  • 1 Pair of Bandage Scissors
  • 10 Safety Pin (2 Sizes)
  • 1 Eye Wash bottle
  • 1 CPR Pocket Mask (Adult size only)
  • 1 Ziploc Bag