First Aid Red Cross Adult Choking Poster
The Red Cross Adult Choking is a First Aid workplace posters poster.
This poster by the Canadian Red Cross instructs on the care for a choking adult via back blows, abdominal thrusts, and chest thrusts.
This poster may be useful for displaying in any food-service establishment or breakroom where food is consumed.
The information in this poster does not replace formal First Aid & CPR training. Some states or businesses may have specific 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 .
Care for a Choking Adult 1 3 2 If the person cannot speak, cough, or breathe or is making high-pitched noise, immediately begin care for choking. Alternate between any two of the following methods until the object comes out: back blows, abdominal thrusts, and chest thrusts. Continue providing care until the object comes out or the person begins to breathe or cough. If the person becomes unresponsive, call EMS/9-1-1 and begin CPR, starting with chest compressions. BACK BLOWS • Place your arm across the person’s chest. • Bend the person forward and deliver up to 5 firm blows between the shoulder blades. ABDOMINAL THRUSTS • Place your fist just above the belly button. • Give up to 5 quick, inward and upward thrusts. CHEST THRUSTS • Place your fist in the middle of the person’s chest with your thumb facing inward, and place your other hand over your fist. • Give up to 5 chest thrusts by pulling straight back. The information in this poster does not replace formal First Aid & CPR training. Contact us to find a Red Cross First Aid course in your area and download our free First Aid app: myrc.redcross.ca | 1.877.356.3226 | redcross.ca/apps
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.ca/crc/documents/fa_poster_chokingadult_web.pdf , updated April 2020
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