Have you ever been sent on a course by your employer and thought, “I don’t want to be here”.
This happens a lot in First Aid.
Think of the situation, you are sat at home watching TV with your partner. All of a sudden you hear a funny noise, you look at your partner and they are struggling for breath, sweating, changing colour, complaining of pain and struggling to talk to you. What do you do?
First Aiders know what to do!!!
Call 999 and ask for an Ambulance! Give them your location, your partner’s details, tell them what is happening. Don’t hang up the phone!! They will help you through it.
Carry out a primary survey, DRSABC
D = Danger
R = Response
S = Shout
A = Airway
B = Breathing
C = Circulation
This is also known as Basic Life Support, this can save a loved ones life!
Don’t think of first aid as something you have to do because of work. Think how you could save someone close to you.
Eight minutes is a long time doing something on your own when you are not sure what your doing. That’s roughly how long it will take an ambulance to get to you.
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