How To Call 999 If It's Not Safe To Speak

18 January 2017, 15:56 | Updated: 4 June 2017, 01:10

This is how to let the emergency services know you need help when you can't speak.

If youre not able to speak or , there are still ways to let the 999 responder know that you're in trouble.

Watch the video above.

If it's not safe to tell the operator what has happened, dial 999, then cough when the call is answered.

If that's not possible, dial 55 on your keypad once the call is answered.

This lets the emergency services know that you need help.