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Eight emergency situations your first aid team must know how to deal with

by , 30 September 2014
During an emergency, all your employees need to do their part. But the employees with the most important roles are your first aiders.

Your first aiders need to know how to deal with emergency situations and help employees with injuries.

And that's why you need to create an emergency first aid manual to help your first aiders understand what to do in any situation.

When you do, include these eight emergency situations to ensure your first aiders know how to deal with any emergency...

 

Your emergency first aider manual must include these eight emergency situations

 
Your first aiders must know how to deal with these eight emergency situations:
 
1. Fires: They must know how to treat burns and smoke inhalations.
 
2. Explosions: They need to know how to help anyone with burns and serious wounds caused by shrapnel.
 
3. Utilities failure (electricity etc.): They must be able to give CPR to an employee who suffered an electrocution.
 
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4. Medical: If an employee has any other kind of medical emergency, such as a serious allergic reaction, they must be able to treat them quickly.
 
5. Flooding: If an employee nearly drowns during a flood, your first aiders must know how to give CPR to help him breath.
 
6. Industrial unrest: During industrial unrest, such as a violent strike, first aider must know how to deal with injuries from serious assault and violence. 
 
7. Natural disasters: If there's a natural disaster, such as a violent storm that breaks windows in your office, first aiders will need to know how to treat employees with cuts or other injuries.
 
8. Spillage or emissions: If a poisonous chemical spill or gas emission occurs, first aiders must know how to treat anyone it affects.
 
Ensure your first aiders know how to deal with these eight emergency situations so they can help save your employees' lives.
 


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