Adult Emergency First Aid Poster
The Adult Emergency First Aid is a First Aid workplace posters poster.
This poster, by the nonprofit St. John Ambulance, includes basic illustrated instructions on providing emergency first aid for adults in common scenarios including choking, CRP, severe bleeding, or unconsciousness.
This poster may be useful for displaying in any business alongside the workplace first aid kit.
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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Check breathing. If the casualty is not breathing begin CPR. Make sure casualty is on a firm flat surface. Place hands on centre of chest. Position shoulders directly over hands and keep elbows locked. Compress 30 times. Push hard Push fast Pinch nose and make a tight seal over the mouth. Give 2 breaths. Continue cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths until help arrives or an AED is available. If a choking person can speak, breathe or cough – STAND BY and encourage coughing. If a conscious person cannot speak, breathe or cough: Support the casualty’s upper body and help her lean forward. Give up to 5 sharp blows between the shoulder blades using the heel of your hand. Ifthe obstruction is not cleared, stand behind the casualty. Place your fist midline just above the belly button. Grasp fist with other hand and press inward and upward forcefully 5 times. Continue back blows and abdominal thrusts until object is expelled or person becomes unconscious. Choking (Adult) 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 AMBULANCE ____________________________________________ FIRE __________________________________________________ POLICE _________________________________________________ FAMILY DOCTOR __________________________________________ POISON INFORMATION CENTRE ______________________________ SHARP BACK BLOWS ABDOMINAL THRUSTS NOTE: This poster is a step by step guide to what you can do until medical help arrives. These tips do not take the place of first aid training. www.sja.cawww.sja.ca 5 6 7 TILT HEAD BACK AND BREATHE INTO CASUALTY TWICE CONTINUE CPRUNTIL HELP ARRIVES OR AN AED IS AVAILABLE Immediately apply direct pressure to the wound over a pad of dressings. Keep the casualty lying down. Bleeding To control severe bleeding CONTROL BLEEDING IMMEDIATELY Get medical help. Make certain person is breathing and then place the casualty in the recovery position. If the casualty is not breathing, start CPR. Unconsciousness RECOVERY POSITION Emergency Numbers If the person becomes unconscious ease him or her to the ground and send for medical help. Begin compressions immediately. After the first 30 compressions, check the mouth. Remove the foreign object if you see it. Try to give two breaths and continue CPR, checking the mouth before each attempt to ventilate. 1 2 3 4 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR – Adult) POSITION YOUR HANDS IN THE CENTRE OF THE CHEST PRESS DOWN FIRMLY 30 TIMES, PUSH HARD PUSH FAST Take charge. Call out for help. Assess hazards and make the area safe. F ind out what happened. To handle an emergency situation, use Emergency Scene Management (ESM).To handle an emergency situation, use Emergency Scene Management (ESM). Note: Protect yourself and others by wearing non latex gloves when giving first aid. Use a shield or face mask with a one way valve when giving CPR. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 I dentify yourself and offer to help. If head or spinal injuries are suspected, support the head and neck. Assess responsiveness. S end or go for medical help and an AED. 9900 11 5 6 First Aid FOR Emergencies If you are untrained or are unsure of your skills – don’t give up. Give compression only CPR pushing hard and fast at a rate of at least 100 times each minute.
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.sja.ca/English/About-Us/Documents/National-Publications/SJA-Poster-emergency-adult-E.pdf , updated April 2020
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