Child & Infant Emergency First Aid Poster
The Child & Infant 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 children & infants in common scenarios including choking, CRP, severe bleeding, or unconsciousness.
This poster may be useful for displaying in any business that caters to children, such as daycares or primary schools, 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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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) TILT HEAD BACK AND BREATHE INTO CASUALTY TWICE Choking (Child) AMBULANCE ________________________________________ FIRE _______________________________________________ POLICE _____________________________________________ FAMILY DOCTOR ______________________________________ POISON INFORMATION CENTRE __________________________ S HARP BACK BLOWS ABDOMINAL THRUSTS www.sja.cawww.sja.ca For an infant place 2 fingertips on the infant’s breastbone just below the nipples. Use 2 fingers to press down firmly on the breastbone. Compress firmly 30times then give 2 breaths. Continue cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths until help arrives. 1 2 3 4 PLACE 2 FINGERTIPS ON THE INFANT’S BREASTBONE JUST BELOW THE NIPPLES PRESS DOWN FIRMLY30 TIMES, THEN GIVE 2 BREATHS REPEAT UNTIL HELP ARRIVES If infant is making high pitched noises or is having trouble breathing: Give 5 forceful blows between the shoulder blades. Turn infant over and give five chest thrusts using two fingers on the infant’s breastbone just below the nipple line. Repeat 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts. Continue until object is expelled or child becomes unconscious. If the infant becomes unconscious place him or her on a firm flat surface and send for medical help and an AED. Begin compressions immediately using 2 fingertips. 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. Choking (Infant) 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 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. 9902 11 5 BACK BLOWS 5 CHEST THRUSTS 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 child is breathing and then place in the recovery position. If not breathing begin CPR. Unconsciousness INFANT RECOVERY POSITION 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 T akecharge. Call out for help. Assess hazards and make the area safe. Find out what happened.Identify yourself and offer to help. If head or spinal injuries are suspected, s upportthe head and neck. A ssess responsiveness. Send or go for medical help and an AED. Emergency Numbers CONTINUE CPR UNTIL HELP ARRIVES OR AN AED IS AVAILABLE First Aid FOR Emergencies INFANTS AND CHILDREN Check breathing. If the casualty is not breathing begin CPR. Make sure casualty is on a firm flat surface. For a child, place hands on centre of chest. Position shoulders directly over hands and keep elbows locked. Compress 30 times. Push hard Push fast Make a tight seal over mouth and nose of an infant (under 1 year). Pinch the nose of a child (1 8 years) and make a tightseal over the mouth. Give 2 breaths. Continue cycles of 30 compressions and 2 breaths until help arrives or an AED is available. 4 5 6 7 3 2 1 PLACE HANDS ON CENTRE OF CHEST PRESS DOWN FIRMLY 30 TIMES, PUSH HARD PUSH FAST If a choking child can speak, breathe or cough STAND BY and encourage coughing. If a conscious child cannot speak, breathe or cough: Support the child’s upper body and help her lean forward. Give up to 5 sharp blows between the shoulder blades using the heel of your hand. If the obstruction is not cleared, stand behind the child. 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 child becomes unconscious. 1 2 3 4 5 6 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. If the child becomes unconscious ease him or her to the ground and send for medical help and an AED. 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. 4 3 2 1
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-infant-E.pdf , updated April 2020
- First Aid Labor Law Posters at
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