first aid procedures
Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, First Aid Articles, National Preparedness Month, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care
First Aid in DisastersWhile everyone should learn First Aid and have a good Emergency First Aid Guide, mass casualties in a Disaster require a different focus than day-to-day cuts, bumps, and bruises. First Aid is the most important component of disaster response. A common complaint about CERT programs is disappointment in the first aid segment: "It was not enough." Disaster First Aid is designed...
Interesting - not what you learn in a typical First Aid Class! First Aid Procedures for Chemical Hazard Environments/Exposure Code Definition Eye: Irrigate immediately If this chemical contacts the eyes, immediately wash (irrigate) the eyes with large amounts of water, occasionally lifting the lower and upper lids. Get medical attention immediately. Eye: Irrigate promptly If this chemical contacts the eyes...