Maryland Choking Poster for Food Establishments
The Choking Poster for Food Establishments is a labor law posters poster by the Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This is an optional poster, so while it is recommended that you post this if it is relevant to your employees, you are not required to by the Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
This poster, provided by the American Red Cross, gives step-by-step instructions with visual graphics about how to handle a choking situation in a food establishment.
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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 Maryland Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 24 optional and mandatory Maryland 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.marylandfoodhandler.com/pdf/AmericanRedCrossChokingPoster.pdf , updated April 2020
- Maryland Labor Law Posters at http://www.dllr.state.md.us/oeope/poster.shtml
- Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
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