What3Words App

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What3Words App

FISA Safety Bulletin

Emergency services around the UK are encouraging all rural workers to download the What3Words free smartphone app.

The app, that can save “vital time” locating an injured person after an accident, is being increasingly used in rural areas and by emergency services.

The What3Words app operates by providing three unique words for every three square metres of land around the world to identify precise locations.  Simply give the operator the three words to enable emergency services to locate you.

Read more on its use by emergency services across the UK.  

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