About Emergency Services Day
Emergency Services Day begins at 9am on 9th September (9th hour of the 9th day of the 9th month) with two minutes’ silence to remember the more than 7,500 members of the emergency services who have been killed as a result of their duties.
Emergency Services Day:
- Promotes our 999 heroes who serve / have served.
- Promotes career and volunteer opportunities across the emergency services.
- Promotes using the emergency services responsibly.
- Educates the public on essential life-saving skills.
- Promotes emergency services charities and the work they do.
- Promotes campaigns being run by frontline emergency services.