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OSHA : FIRST AID & TREATMENT
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 7:18 AM | 0 comments

AW101  -OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH (OSHA)

FIRST AID:

BURN, SCALD, AND SHOCK

BURN
 - caused by exposure to dry heat
 - can also be produced by radiation, including the sun’s rays.

SCALD
 - scalds are caused by exposure to wet heat
 - example : hot liquid , vapour

BURN & SCALD TREATMENT 
(severe burn)

Start cooling the burn immediately under running water for at least 10 minutes


Call 999 ambulance


Make the victim as comfortable as possible.
Continue to pour cold water over the burn for at least ten minutes or until the pain is relieved




Cover the burn with clean, non-fluffy material to protect from infection. Cloth, a clean plastic bag or kitchen film all make good dressings

 

BURN & SCALD TREATMENT

(minor burn)




Apply cold water to the burn area for at least 10 minutes, until the pain relieved. If a minor burn/scald is larger than the palm and fingers of the victim’s hand, it requires medical attention.

BONE FRACTURES 
EXAMPLE 




TREATMENT BONE FRACTURES




POISONING












BLEEDING



SHOCK

Shock is a life threatening condition that occurs when the vital organs, such as the brain and heart are lack of oxygen due to a problem affecting the circulatory system


SHOCK TREATMENT

  1.  Pale face, cold skin, fast breathing, weak/rapid pulse, yawning, unconsciousness.
  2. Lay the casualty down with their head low and their legs raised and supported.
  3. Make the patient comfortable - Loosen any tight clothing, comfort, check breathing and pulse frequently.



~OLD