Handling Common Emergencies
- A matter of life and death. // Occupational Health;Mar2003, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p21
Discusses the importance of the teaching and reinforcement of first aid training skills in the workplace in Great Britain. Definition of first aid; Legality of the provision of first aid; Obstacles to assessing and implementing first aid requirements; Details on the training requirements.
- What's your first aid IQ? Monroe, Judy // Current Health 2;Sep99, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p20
Presents tips for handling common emergencies and administering first aid in various situations.
- How to handle the most frightening medical emergencies. Springer, Ilene // Good Housekeeping;May94, Vol. 218 Issue 5, p229
Discusses ways to handle medical emergencies. Heart attack; Unconsciousness; Choking; Bleeding; Burns.
- The right way to call for help. Arrigo, Mary // Good Housekeeping;May94, Vol. 218 Issue 5, p229
Discusses the proper way to call for help during medical emergencies. Dial 911; Clarity in giving information; Listing of all medications taken by each family member.
- Emergencies: A Mid-Year Check. // Early Childhood Today;Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p25
Lists safety measures in dealing with emergency situations in schools involving children. Taking of preventive measures; Knowledge of location of the first aid kit; Need for teachers to know about basic first aid procedures; Regular check up of smoke detectors and other alarms.
- Reader Feedback. Jaffin, Bob; Method, Colleen; Parr, Phil // Emergency Management;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p8
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- First aid is not just about accidents. Kille, Sue // Occupational Health;Aug2010, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p12
The author discusses the positive impact of first aid training (FAT) on the welfare of employees and wider society, and urges employers in Great Britain to give FAT to their staff. She refers to the data released by the Health and Safety Executive, which show a decrease in the number of worker...
- Fitting your first aid and emergency response into your occupational health program. Sandler, Howard M. // Occupational Hazards;Sep96, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p43
Discusses guidelines for companies on how to put in place a first aid and emergency response system. Determination of types of injuries and illnesses to be addressed; Defining types of responses in emergency situations; Selection of who to train in first aid; Program documentation and...
- Disaster preparedness can help keep you safe. // North County Journal;8/10/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 32, pE9
The article reports on the recommendation by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross to be prepared by having a 2-week supply of easy-to-prepare, non-perishable food, and a first-aid kit.