Emergency Numbers

Police                                    Tel. 117
Fire brigade                         Tel. 118
Ambulance                           Tel. 144
Swiss Air Resue REGA        Tel. 1414


Tox Info Suisse

Tox Info Suisse provides help in cases of poisoning and poisoning risks to everybody in Switzerland around the clock.

24 h-Emergency Number    Tel. 145
Non-urgent cases                  Tel. +41 44 251 66 66
Calls from abroad                  Tel. +41 44 251 51 51


Chemical Emergency and Transport Incidences

In case of an accident with a foreign vehicle the Chemical Information Centre (Alarm Centre operated by the Industrial Fire Brigade of the Basel area) is responsible for the contact with other European Alarm Centres according to an agreement with CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council).

Tel. +41 61 468 15 15
Fax +41 61 468 15 10
Mail alarmcenter_basel@jci.com

Contact list for information in case of transport accidents involving Dangerous Goods

The listed companies are responsible for providing the correct data. Changes can be sent to erwin.sigrist@scienceindustries.ch.

National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC)

The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) located in Zurich, Switzerland, is the federal centre of expertise for exceptional events. Foremost among these is the risk arising from increased radioactivity, whether this occurs as the result of an accident in a nuclear power plant, a laboratory, or during transportation. Further areas of responsibility include large-scale chemical accidents, dam ruptures and the threat of satellite re-entry.