Rhode Island Food Allergy Reaction Emergency Poster
The Food Allergy Reaction Emergency Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training. 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 and Training.
This poster from the Rhode Island Department of Health provides visual guidelines with brief text describing what to do in the event of a food allergy emergency.
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Rhode Island Department of Health, Center for Food Protection For more information call (401) 222-2750 ADAPTED FROM FOOD ALLERGY RESEARCH & EDUCATION (FARE) MAY 2017 Food Allergy Reactions How to recognize and respond to suspected or active food allergy reactions (anaphylaxis) 1 Call 911 Ask for an ambulance with epinephrine 2 Lay the person flat with raised legs If they are vomiting or having trouble breathing, let them sit up or lie on their side. 3 Next steps Transport to Emergency Room (ER). The person should stay in the ER for 4 hours because symptoms may return. For one or more of these severe symptoms: These are mild symptoms of an allergic reaction: Lung Short of breath, wheezing, repetitive cough Nose Itchy or runny nose, sneezing Mouth Significant swelling of the tongue, lips Skin A few hives, mild itch Heart Pale, blue, faint, weak pulse, dizzy Mouth Itchy mouth Skin Many hives over body, widespread redness Gut Mild nausea or discomfort Other Feeling something bad is about to happen, anxiety, confusion Throat Tight, hoarse, trouble breathing or swallowing Gut Repetitive vomiting, severe diarrhea
Other Rhode Island Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 22 optional and mandatory Rhode Island 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://health.ri.gov/publications/guides/FoodAllergyReactions.pdf , updated April 2020
- Rhode Island Labor Law Posters at http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/business/post.htm
- Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training
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