First Aid Red Cross Severe Allergic Reactions Poster
The Red Cross Severe Allergic Reactions is a First Aid workplace posters poster.
This poster by the Canadian Red Cross instructs on how to use an epinephrine auto-injector to treat anaphylaxis (a severe allergic reaction).
This poster may be useful for displaying in any food-service establishment or business where people may be exposed to allergens and experience anaphylaxis.
The information in this poster does not replace formal First Aid & CPR training. Some states or businesses may have specific medical poster requirements that may or may not be satisfied by this poster.
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How to use an epinephrine auto-injector Severe Allergic Reactions 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 When to use an epinephrine auto-injector How to help a person use an epinephrine auto-injector Use when a person has anaphylaxis – a severe allergic reaction that can be life- threatening. The air passages may swell, making breathing difficult. Anaphylaxis can be caused by insect stings, food, medications, or other allergens. 1. Call EMS/9-1-1 2. Remove the safety cap. 3. Firmly push the tip of the epinephrine auto- injector against the outer thigh. A click should be heard. Hold in place for 5 to 10 seconds. 4. Rub the injection site for 30 seconds. 5. If the person’s condition does not improve within 5 minutes, repeat the dose.
Other First Aid Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
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- Original poster PDF https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/fa_poster_severeallergicreactions_web.pdf , updated April 2020
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