Red Cross Choking First Aid Poster (Adult, Child, Infant)
The Red Cross Choking First Aid Poster (Adult, Child, Infant) is a First Aid workplace posters poster.
This poster by the American Red Cross instructs on providing emergency first aid for choking (Heimlich maneuver) on conscious adults, children or babies.
This poster may be useful for displaying in any food service business or workplace breakroom where food is consumed. The information in this poster does not replace formal First Aid & CPR training.
Some states may have specific anti-choking poster requirements that may or may not be satisfied by this poster.
Federal All-In-One Labor Poster: All businesses must display certain mandatory labor law posters. Purchase an all-in-one poster that covers all Federal requirements by clicking here .
CONSCIOUS CHOKING Cannot Cough, Speak, Cry or Breathe After checking the scene for safety and the injured or ill person, have \ someone CALL 9-1-1 and get consent. For children and infants, get consent from the parent or g\ uardian, if present. 3 REPEAT STEPS 1 AND 2 UNTIL THE: ■ Object is forced out. ■ Person can cough forcefully or breathe. ■ Person becomes unconscious. WHAT TO DO NEXT ■ IF PERSON BECOMES UNCONSCIOUS — Carefully lower the person to the ground and give CARE for unconscious choking, beginning with looking for an object. ■ Make sure 9-1-1 has been called. 1 GIVE 5 BACK BLOWS ■ Adult: ■ Child: ■ Infant: TIP: For infants, support the head and neck securely. Keep the head lower than the chest. 2 GIVE 5 ABDOMINAL THRUSTS ■ Adult: ■ Child: ■ Infant: (chest thrusts for infant) Copyright © 2011 by The American National Red Cross
Other First Aid Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional twelve optional and mandatory First Aid labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.redcross.org/content/dam/redcross/atg/PDF_s/ConsciousChokingPoster_EN.pdf , updated April 2020
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