Virginia Seizure First Aid Poster Required
The Seizure First Aid Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Virginia Employment Commission. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Virginia, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
Updated 7/2022. New Virginia law requires that all employers with 25 or more employees display this notice, on Epilepsy first aid procedures, in an accessible and visible location. The notice must be displayed in a size of at least 8.5x11.
The poster, created in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation, provides employees with step-by-step guidance on how to safely provide first aid in the event of a seizure.
VA All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing out dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster that covers both Virginia and Federal poster requirements by clicking here .
Seizure FirstAid How to help someone having a seizure S TAY with the person until they are awake and alert after the seizure. ✓ Time the seizure ✓ Remain calm ✓ Check for medical ID 1 Keep the person SAFE . ✓Move or guide away from harm 2 Turn the person onto their SIDE if they are not awake and aware. ✓Keep airway clear ✓ Loosen tight clothes around neck ✓ Put something small and soft under the head 3 ✗ Do NOT restrain. ✗ Do NOT put any objects in their mouth. ✓Rescue medicines can be given if prescribed by a health care professional Call 911 if... Do NOT ▲ Repeated seizures ▲ First time seizure ▲ Difficulty breathing ▲ Seizure occurs in water ▲ Seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes ▲ Person does not return to their usual state ▲ Person is injured, pregnant, or sick This publication was created by the Epilepsy Foundation, a nationwide ne\ twork organization. This publication is made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under cooperative grant agreement number 1NU58DP00625\ 6-04-00. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the Epilepsy Foundation and do not necessarily represent the views of the CDC. EFA440/PAB0220 Rev. 03/2021 ©2020 Epilepsy Foundation of America, Inc. Learn More and Register for Training: epilepsy.com/firstaid epilepsy.com 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-332-1000 In Partnership with Virginia Department of Labor and Industry
Other Virginia Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional five optional and mandatory Virginia 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.doli.virginia.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/SFA-Flier_VALabor_8.5x11.pdf , updated June 2023
- Virginia Labor Law Posters at http://www.vec.virginia.gov/employers/Required-Posters-for-Virginia-Employers
- Virginia Employment Commission
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